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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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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Earn Digital Attention Through Engaging Content

Content Marketing is the new catch phrase of the marketing industry. Slogans do not work anymore. Rather it is much more about gaining attention by telling stimulating, funny, emotional stories with impressive content and at the same time to arouse interest in buying. Social media makes this possible, but it should be well-planned and calculated. …

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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

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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A Recap of ESCA Digital 2014

Last week, my Riversand colleagues and I attended the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA) Digital Conference 2014, now in its ninth year. ESCA Digital is where home entertainment executives gather to share best practices and address the current and future state of the marketplace. ESCA began as the industry’s annual business conference responsible for driving efficiencies in …

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Gartner Newsletter Highlights Business Value of MDM for Product Data

Riversand Featured As Leader on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Master Data Management (MDM) was once considered to be an IT issue and few business executives were familiar with the term. In this information-hungry era, savvy executives now recognize MDM as the cornerstone to their organization’s success. Master Data is the critical information about customers, products, suppliers …

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Mastering and Taking Command of Data to Enhance Business Operations

Master Data Management (MDM) continues to be a rich component of data management, and it is also remains a particularly important aspect of any data governance practice too. Master Data refers to the key and most important reference information in an enterprise such as customers, products, vendors, locations, etc. Share7 Tweet Share21 +12Shares 30

Riversand Showcases MDMCenter® at Hollywood IT Summit (HITS) 2014

MDM Strategy Demonstrated As Key To Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Entertainment Industry Albeit brief, the one-day Hollywood IT Summit (HITS), where Riversand was a Brand Sponsor, was a great event! After an exciting lineup of presentations, we spent the afternoon meeting with entertainment industry CIOs and their staffs, the specifiers who are making the tough …

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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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Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit UK 2014

Riversand executives leveraged the increased attendance at this year’s show to demo the new features in Riversand’s MDMCenter v7.6.1 to attendees. The Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit UK 2014, sponsored and attended March 12 – 13, 2014 by Riversand’s team in EMEA, was broadened this year to include the full spectrum of …

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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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