Optimize your Data Management for Prolific Growth

To support a fast-paced product development, a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality shower products was looking to enhance their data management systems as part of their ongoing growth strategy. The company delivers innovative bathroom fixtures and accessories of the highest quality, creative design, and exceptional value and was searching for an integrated system to …

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The role of NoSQL in MDM & PIM

What does NoSQL mean to Riversand’s MDM & PIM solutions? “Are you going to replace your relational database store with a NoSQL?” “What role does NoSQL play in your MDM or PIM products & platform?” “How will you ensure ACID transaction sanctity in a NoSQL environment?” … find and replace the term “NoSQL” above with …

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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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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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For the Love of Reference Data

Reference Data Reference Data, I’ve been involved in multiple Data Governance and Master Data Management initiatives across different industry verticals. A lot of customers (and to some extent a lot of MDM applications) place a lot of importance on business processes, workflows, data stewardship and business rules. Business processes, workflows and data stewardship all suffer …

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Questions to Ask a Prospective MDM Implementation Partner

For companies tasked with choosing a Systems Integrator to successfully deploy an MDM solution, the following are, what I believe, you should ask to determine whether an implementation firm is a good fit for your MDM project. Examining Carefully the SI’s MDM Credentials Is the SI firm renowned as a specialist firm valued for its …

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Busy Month Ahead for Riversand at Trade Shows

MDMCenter™ Showcasing at Four Upcoming Conferences It’s been a busy year for Riversand.   Winning some unbelievable contracts and having strong referenceble customers has really put the Riversand name and brand out there for the whole world to see. The next few weeks promise to be some of the busiest this year when it comes to …

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World’s Largest Apparel and Footwear Manufacturer uses Riversand MDMCenter To Manage Multidomain Needs Across Brands Globally

Manufacturer During the Shop.org Summit this week, we’re releasing a new case study on what is probably one of Riversand’s most successful single instance multidomain implementations.  The case study is about The World’s Largest Apparel and Footwear Manufacturer’s Use of Riversand’s MDMCenter to manage their product, vendor and customer data across multiple brands worldwide. Share …

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Highlights from the Hollywood IT Society’s Digital Marketing and Analytics Summit

I had the pleasure of attending the Hollywood IT Society’s Digital Marketing and Analytics Summit 2014 at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles this week. Throughout the event my colleagues and I met with some major entertainment and media industry players about using a Master Data Management solution such as MDMCenter to simplify and streamline the …

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