Fixing the Flow

Understand the non-linearity in your product information supply chain. Enterprises plan for the long term and constantly revise their strategies and execution to keep current trends in perspective. Core to operations is data, including data created from within the supply chain and data from consumer purchasing patterns. Interactions through various platforms and apps are disrupting the …

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Laying your Foundation for Retail Digital Warfare

I have 800 – 1200 stores throughout the world. Comparable stores sales have been decreasing year on year (1). Brick and mortar continue to lose sales (2). Customers with their mobile phones are turning more to shop from the convenience of their couch, as witnessed during this Black Friday through Cyber Monday(3) (Black Friday and …

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Riversand is a Product Information Management (PIM)Leader says Forrester

I am very excited that Forrester has named us as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management Solutions, Q4 2016. Get your complimentary copy here Vendors included in the report all offer established enterprise Product Information Management (PIM) offerings that are standalone and focus on retail, distribution, CPG, and manufacturing verticals. Our CEO …

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Role of Product Information Management (PIM) in Global Data Synchronization (GDSN) and Data Pools

We have come full circle on the data pools, from the rush of the early days of data pool proliferation to the data pool consolidation of today. To say the least industry has realized the importance of data pools, especially the established ones in the global supply chain. One important question is always being asked …

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Digital differentiation for mid-sized manufacturers & distributors is elusive but Product Information Management (PIM) can help

As I travel the world speaking with a variety of companies, one of the observations I have made is that mid-sized manufacturers & distributors are at a cross roads – they are caught between a history of traditional commerce and the growing digital commerce wave. On one side, they are engaged in the traditional design, …

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The 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

This week, our partner Microsoft kicked off its annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), held each year in Washington DC for its global partner community. One of a wide range of business software products built on the Microsoft platform, Riversand’s MDM/PIM solution MDMCenter is robust, responsive and scalable. Share Tweet Share +122Shares 22

The Role of Data Governance and Data Quality in Successful Product Information Management Initiatives

Riversand is in San Diego this week as Bronze Sponsor of the DGIQ Conference 2014 and taking an active part in the conversation on PIM and Data Quality. Riversand’s partner Kelle O’Neal, Managing Partner at First San Francisco Partners and I will discuss the role of data governance and data quality in successful product information …

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Riversand’s MDM/PIM Solution and Partnership with 1WorldSync a Hot Topic at GS1Connect

Sharing the limelight as Platinum Sponsor of GS1Connect2014 with Coca-Cola, Riversand Technologies had non-stop booth traffic and alot of interest in our demo of Riversand’s MDMCenter with 1WorldSync Connector.  Our solution combines premier PIM and MDM functionality with the ability to receive and synchronize product and trading partner data via 1WorldSync, EDI, Item Portals, Product Forms, …

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Gartner Enterprise Information and MDM Summit 2014 Vegas Recap

Thank you to the nearly 800 attendees from the Gartner Enterprise Information and MDM Summit 2014 in Vegas who visited the Riversand booth, to our customer Brett Hopkins of Schneider Electric for his presentation on Simplifying and Speeding Digital Selling: PIM at Schneider Electric, and for the attendees who attended his session. Share3 Tweet Share24 …

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Reflections on the Trillium Software User Conference and the Importance of Data Quality to MDM and PIM Initiatives

The recent Trillium Software user conference gave Riversand, a Trillium partner since 2012, the opportunity to learn new methods of adding value to our customers with Trillium Software to cut costs, drive innovation and improve data quality. Since we formed our alliance with Trillium, we’ve helped joint customers to realize the business benefits of improved …

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Next Stop: eTail West 2014 in San Antonio, March 3 – 6, 2014

The eTail West Conference, a premier bi-annual online and multi-channel retail conference, will kick off next week, March 3 – 6, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort.  Every year, Riversand executives join 2000+ senior-level eCommerce and marketing professionals at eTail West 2014 from industries including, but not limited to: Apparel, Accessories, Sporting Goods, …

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