BEN’S WORLD

Conversational Commerce as “The Next Big Thing” in Omnichannel BY BEN RUND My first column in The Produktkulturmagazin should be about a ‘next big thing’, I thought. For me, this big thing is clearly Conversational Commerce. Why? We have all experienced the hunt for new terms that has been taking place over the past few…

ON SEARCHING AND FINDING

Embarking on an adventure of discovery with personalised customer journeys BY SHAMANTH SHANKAR The customer experience ecosystem is no longer a linear paradigm moving from being educated about the products to purchase to support. Customers go online not only to shop, but also to find inspiration to research products and to avail post-purchase services.  Enterprises…

JACOB’S LADDER

The cloud as the perfect data manager BY SHAMANTH SHANKAR As retailers grow, efficiently managing data across their application landscape becomes increasingly central. Business users and information technology (IT) leaders therefore require data management solutions which provide insights to them and relevant information to their customers along their purchasing lifecycle. For this reason, accommodating scale,…

Benelux DIY Market Retailer Selects Riversand Technologies for Managing Product Information in the Cloud

Maxeda DIY Group to utilize Riversand’s PIM to effectively manage product information for an integrated Omni-channel experience. Maxeda DIY Group, the leading do-it-yourself retailer in Benelux, has selected Riversand’s Product Information Management (PIM) and Media Asset Management (MAM) solution to efficiently onboard new products, manage product information and media assets in Cloud as part of their strategy…

Temel Kahyaoglu in conversation with Upen Varanasi

Temel Kahyaoglu, Chief Analyst TGOA, in conversation with Upen Varanasi, CEO Riversand, on what the future of Master Data Management looks like Upen Varanasi sets the overall strategy and vision for Riversand. He brings extensive experience in the areas of PIM, PLM and Content Management. A University of Missouri and IIT alumnus, Upen holds Master’s and Bachelor’s…

MULTILANGUAGE

Learning to understand the customer’s language BY RAM APPIKATLA Nowadays market analyses show significant change in behaviour and demand of retail. It is therefore imperative for retailers to not only have a physical presence but to be present across channels also – to engage in omnichannel retailing ideally. To do this efficiently, targeted and while…

Riversand Technologies Joins Demandware LINK to Accelerate Commerce Innovation

Riversand Technologies, an innovative leader in Multi-Domain Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) today announced that it has become a Demandware LINK Technology Partner, joining a best-of-breed community committed to accelerating the adoption of innovative commerce technologies that are complementary to the Demandware® Commerce Cloud. Through the LINK Technology Partner Program, Riversand…

DIGITAL BOND

Data management then and now BY SHAMANTH SHANKAR Always-on technology isn’t new. In fact, most of us grew up with a version of this tech in our homes – the telephone dial tone. In 1908, German engineer August Kruckow created the first dial tone as a signal to users that their phone was off-hook and…

SMOOTH SUPPLY CHAINS

How trading of product data will continue By Shamanth Shankar In the past, all manufacturing and retail companies have tried to optimise the product supply chain. This was accomplished primarily to support the typical buying style of consumers in the “Brick & Mortar” world. But in today’s e-commerce and mobile-based retail environment, the challenges for…

Get it! The new RIVERSAND TECHNOLOGIES PIM MPW

Hey there, Nice to meet you! We are The Group of Analysts. Our philosophy: Market Research Re-engineered. For you we have thrown a light on the company Riversand Technologies regarding the PIM market. Just take a look on the left side, there you can see the Market Performance Wheel (MPW) – the result of our…

TOUCHED BY INFORMATION

How people are moved by the digital product strategy BY OMER FAROOQUE CPG companies pursuing digital strategies to improve or increase their top or bottom-line are finding that product (or raw material) information management and the distribution and sharing of information is crucial to their strategy’s success. This article looks at the necessity of a…

SPARKLING SALES

This is how products become desirable objects BY ANDREW SIMPSON Jewelry Television (JTV) is one of the largest multi-channel retailers of jewellery and gemstones in the world. To more effectively sell and manage over 1.6 million products and 50,000 new product introductions per year, JTV is implementing Riversand’s PIM solution. As the largest retailer of…

EVOLUTIONARY DRIVE

Life science meets data management BY OMER FAROOQUE The creation and management of complex product information including mapping, classification and digital media assets has become crucial for any business offering products and services. Hence, it became necessary for the Sartorius AG, which distributes complex laboratory products, to put into practice the successful implementation of a…

COMPLETE HARMONY

On the search for digital happiness BY RAMAN PARTHASARATHY Digitalisation is the search for nirvana, when the right products and the right people converge at the right place and at the right time. Companies are going increasingly digital. They hardly have any choice. In the recent past, several companies have caused significant disruption in the…