When MDM meets IoT

Circa 1990, the world witnessed an ERP movement, when all corporations, big and small, started implementing ERP. ERP implementations reaped huge benefits without doubt; but other business applications within these organizations like Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Human Resources still existed as stand-alone entities with their own master data. The need of …

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The Evolution of Master Data Management (MDM)

As technological advances continue, bringing the global community together in ever-tightening, closely-integrated circles, the focus must be turned towards the use of reliable, all-inclusive data management software. Specifically, these solutions must be able to handle the influx and heavy loads of data now available “out there” for collection, analysis, and use. In the Webinar, The Evolution …

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Riversand is the only visionary in the Gartner’s new Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions

Gartner (Bill O’Kane, Terilyn Palanca, Michael Patrick Moran) has issued a new MQ for Master Data Management Solutions. The previous MQs that were separately focused on Products and Customers have been retired. Get your complimentary copy here Enterprises have realized that irrespective of where they start their journey – Product, Customer, Asset, Reference, they eventually …

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Industry-Leader Riversand Continues To Enable Global Master Data Management Across Diverse Verticals

Internationally and across multiple verticals, Riversand makes data management simple and successful for their clients. Houston, November 09, 2016 — Riversand lends its innovation and experience to multiple industries, providing diverse and international clients with robust and scalable master data management (MDM) platform. “Our focus at Riversand along with our partners is to provide our …

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The ugly truth about MDM Governance

Sometime in 500 B.C. Heraclitus stated “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change”. More than 2 millennia later this still holds true for everything that we do with management and governance of data in our organizations. Things are constantly changing, be it business objectives, business processes, governance policies and the data itself. As a …

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Tapping the Untapped Market : The Sequel

In my previous blog, I had talked about how weather can influence a retailer’s data governance model. Here we will explore more factors that can spice up the same. Holiday/ Special event Forecasts Consumers remain enthusiastic about Holiday Shopping -both in-store and online. Studies show that consumer demand for seasonal products can increase 50 to …

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Tapping the Untapped Market

Tapping the Untapped Market, In today’s fast paced, ever changing and highly competitive retail world, retailers have to rely on business insights in order to maintain an edge over its competitors and attract more customers. Customers of today have a different expectation from retailers – “I Want It When I Want It”. Data is the …

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GDSN Major Release 3 will Satisfy the Hunger for more Product Data in CPG and Grocery

Today’s consumers are looking to make more informed purchasing decisions on whatever platform or device is convenient to them. While this trend is not new, it is becoming more important to CPG and Grocery Retailers. And in order to support the changing behavior of consumers, CPG and Grocery Manufacturers and Retailers need to work together …

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When 80% Data Quality is not going to cut it: Governance & Quality before Analytics

Gartner’s 4Q15 forecast shows that 2016 global spending for enterprise software will be $358.8 billion in U.S. dollars (1). BI and Analytics is the projected second highest Enterprise Application Software spend category in 2016 (1). We feel business, who live their operations day-in, die for actionable insights, insights which can increase traffic at stores or …

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Navigating Taxonomies in Master Data Management (MDM)

Master Data Management Solutions Master Data Management is not just about having an application to manage master data. Rather it is a culture where processes and applications help define a Data Governance structure for non-transactional data in the enterprise. Setting up a well-defined semantic structure to map data entities and characteristics is one of the cornerstones …

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Master Data Management for Small Medium Business

Over 50 billion gigabytes of data is being generated every 10 minutes and this is indicative of how voluminous data is in today’s business environments. Technology has also made it easier to access this data as well as actionable insights, ensuring that business owners have all the tools they need to make on-target decisions based …

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