STEP SOLUTION FUNDAMENTALS
A foundational course on STEP and the business problems STEP helps to solve.
There are no prerequisites for STEP Solution Fundamentals; however, you will benefit from having
experience with the following areas:
Product Information Management (PIM)
Master Data Management (MDM)
1 - Explain Stibo Systems core business and the unique value we add
for customers in different vertical markets
Illustrate Stibo Systems as a company, business, global representation, and value proposition.
Explain the unique selling points of STEP, the main difference the STEP solution offers compared
to other systems in the market, and examples of business benefits for the customers.
Give examples of the different verticals / business areas / industry sectors Stibo Systems has most
experience in implementing STEP.
Describe the advantage of Stibo System’s global representation.
2 - Explain the key components available in STEP to build solutions for
Memorize the predominant reasons for configuring user privileges in STEP.
Outline the basic mechanisms for releasing data for downstream systems.
Comprehend that STEP can hold content in language-specific layers.
Course Objective 3 - Communicate the differences between STEP workbench and Web UI
Comprehend that some configurations are performed in STEP Workbench only.
Summarize the function of the Primary Product Hierarchy, Classification, Product tab, References
tab, and Referenced By tab in STEP Workbench.
Give examples of basic functionalities / tasks in STEP Workbench.
Recall that data maintenance can be performed in STEP Workbench and Web UI.
4 - Use a pre-configured STEP Web UI to capture, maintain and
distribute product/customer data
Recall that data import can be performed by using an import configuration in Web UI.
Outline the process when using a data import configuration in the Web UI (locate the import
configuration; select the input file; import data; check for errors; find the imported data in Web UI.
Know what to add to the import configuration used in Web UI in order to ensure data quality.
Use an asset loader configuration (i.e. Load Images to Products), to add images to STEP and link
them to products automatically in Web UI.
Comprehend that new products and assets can be scheduled to be imported into STEP System
using a hot folder in STEP Workbench.
Recall that data export can be performed by using an export configuration in the STEP Web UI.
Outline the following process when exporting data using the export functionality in the STEP Web
UI: locate the data to export; select the data to export; export data; check for errors; verify the
exported data is correct.
Indicate where to go in order to find all the active and non-active data processes in STEP Web UI.
Demonstrate how types of data are accepted as Attribute Values in STEP Web UI.
Give examples of STEP language capabilities.
Exemplify the advantage of easily updating LOV values in different languages when they are
Comprehend that there are three ways to find Attributes and Attribute Values: navigating through
the products hierarchies, using the type ahead search functionality and the advanced search.
Give examples of maintenance that can be performed in STEP Web UI.
Give examples of an efficient way of updating multiple objects in a single operation in the Web UI.
Indicate the use of a data profile/completeness score configuration widget to guide efficient data
maintenance in Web UI.
5 - Grasp how data modelling is used in STEP to meet business
Recall that Object Types Hierarchy Structure defines data inheritance in STEP.
Summarize how data inheritance works in STEP.
Recall the usage of Reference Types and Links.
Comprehend what an Attribute is.
Articulate the difference between Descriptive Attributes and Specification Attributes.