We prefer not to upload all catalog contents for our "big" suppliers in our requisite, because it would be quite expensive to manage the updates. My question is: Is it possible to integrate all these heterogeneous contents coming from different sources (requisite/different punch-out catalogs) so that a user can search an item, by text description or by category, and find the catalog where the item is managed?
In other words, is cross-catalog search possible? How? Is the catalog authoring tool relevant for this issue?
The key term here is "catalogs that support this function" – you'll find that there are not many that do so currently. Review the latest OCI standards to find the appropriate technical information and review with your suppliers.
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