Earley & Associates Joins Riversand’s Global Partner Program

January 12, 2015

Companies partner in Master Data Management across common industries

January 11, 2015 – Riversand Technologies, a worldwide provider of Master Data Management (MDM), Product Information Management (PIM) and data quality solutions, today announced that Earley & Associates, an information management (IM) consulting company, has joined Riversand’s Global Partner Network as a System Integrator and Consulting partner.  To launch the partnership, the companies are co-sponsoring a dinner event on January 12th with Forrester Research at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show conference.  Peter Sheldon from Forrester will be presenting his most recent research report, “Polishing Your Products – Why PIM Really Matters.”

Riversand’s CEO, Upen Varanasi, noted the skills and expertise that Earley & Associates will bring to Riversand’s client’s MDM initiatives, “As a company that specializes in Services closely aligned with our clients’ MDM and PIM projects, Earley & Associates will provide tremendous value to Riversand implementation projects and associated activities.  In addition, Riversand will provide the best MDM and PIM technology solutions to Earley & Associates clients.  Our partnership will bring significant benefits to clients of both companies.”

“The goal of Riversand’s Global Partner Program, the MDM Watershed Alliance, is to align our partners’ strengths in technology, professional services and support with our core competencies in multi-domain MDM and PIM to create high value business solutions for our mutual customers,” added Varanasi.

Earley & Associates (E&A) helps organizations drive digital business innovation, enhance customer experiences, and increase operational performance. A trusted information integrator for many of the world’s leading brands, E&A has worked extensively with clients in Retail & Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Financial Services & Insurance and Pharmaceuticals. This aligns nicely with Riversand’s industry focus. “We are excited about partnering with Riversand to help businesses accelerate the transformation of product information management from the Supply Chain to all customer touch points.  Working together we can help our clients find innovative ways to showcase their products and realize successful digital commerce strategies,” said Seth Earley at Earley & Associates.

About Earley & Associates
Earley & Associates (E&A) helps organizations harness the value of one of their most important assets – information.  The company helps establish a strong information architecture and management foundation to drive strategic business outcomes and enhance operational performance.  E&A helps make information more findable, valuable and useable — thereby helping organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness.  E&A has over 20 years of experience working with Fortune 1000 organizations globally across many industries.  Corporate headquarters are in the Boston metropolitan area with offices in Chicago and San Francisco.  E&A consultants work on projects around the globe.  For more about Earley & Associates, visit our website at earley.com or contactinfo@earley.com.

About Riversand Technologies 
Riversand Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide provider of Product Information Management (PIM), Master Data Management (MDM) and data quality solutions. Customers include VF Corporation, Bed, Bath & Beyond, PC Connection, Schneider Electric, ESAB, Teva Pharmaceuticals, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil. Riversand’s PIM and MDM solutions allow clients to manage accurate, timely and up-to-date information through their supply chains, providing accelerated time-to-market, vendor data on-boarding, product assortment growth and an enhanced cross-channel customer experience. For more information, visit riversand.com and follow@RiversandMDM on Twitter.

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