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May 10, 2023

Change Content Once, Change It Everywhere: How to Scale Using Dynamic Data Mapping

Managing content across multiple digital signs can be a time-consuming and complex task. But what if you could update content once and have it automatically change across all your screens? With OptiSigns' dynamic data mapping feature, you can do just that. By connecting elements on your digital signs to values in a Google Sheet or spreadsheet, you can ensure consistent updates while saving time and effort. In this blog post, we'll discuss five benefits of using dynamic data mapping, explore ten use cases across various industries, and provide a link to our support article to help you get started.

5 Benefits of Using Dynamic Data Mapping

Time savings:

By connecting your digital sign content to a spreadsheet, you can update information in one place, eliminating the need to manually change each sign individually.

Consistency:

Dynamic data mapping ensures that all your digital signs display the same updated content, creating a consistent and professional appearance across your entire network.

Centralized management:

With all your content updates managed through a single spreadsheet, you can streamline your content management process and easily delegate tasks to team members.

Real-time updates:

Changes made in the connected spreadsheet are automatically reflected on your digital signs, ensuring that your audience always sees the most current information.

Flexibility:

Dynamic data mapping allows you to quickly adapt your content to changing circumstances, making it easy to keep your digital signs relevant and engaging.

10 Use Cases Across a Variety of Industries

Retail: Update pricing, promotions, or product availability across multiple store locations by linking digital sign content to a centralized spreadsheet.

Restaurants: Display daily specials or menu changes on digital menu boards by connecting them to a spreadsheet with the latest offerings.

Corporate Communications: Keep employees informed of important announcements, updates, or events by linking digital signage in offices or break rooms to a company-wide spreadsheet.

Healthcare: Share appointment availability, wait times, or health tips on digital signs in waiting rooms or reception areas by connecting them to a central spreadsheet.

Education: Update class schedules, event calendars, or announcements on digital signs throughout a school or campus by linking them to a central spreadsheet.

Event Management: Display event schedules, speaker information, or venue updates on digital signs at conferences or expos by connecting them to a central spreadsheet.

Public Transportation: Provide real-time schedule updates, route changes, or service alerts on digital signs in train stations or bus stops by linking them to a central spreadsheet.

Fitness and Wellness: Showcase class schedules, membership promotions, or facility updates on digital signs in gyms or wellness centers by connecting them to a central spreadsheet.

Non-profit Organizations: Share upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, or donation goals on digital signs in community centers or offices by linking them to a central spreadsheet.

Government Services: Display office hours, service updates, or important announcements on digital signs in government buildings or public spaces by connecting them to a central spreadsheet.

Getting Started with Dynamic Data Mapping

Our support article provides a step-by-step guide on how to set up dynamic data mapping with OptiSigns, ensuring a smooth and efficient implementation. To learn more, click here.

Dynamic data mapping is a powerful tool for managing content across multiple digital signs, saving time, promoting consistency, and enabling real-time updates. With OptiSigns, you can harness the power of dynamic data mapping and streamline your content management process. Explore the benefits and use cases across various industries, and get started today by visiting our support article on setting up dynamic data mapping with OptiSigns. Transform the way you manage your digital signage and create a more engaging experience for your audience.

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