Relational Solutions Blog

Integrating ALL that Data...It's Time for a DSR!

Posted by Karen Kurtzweil on Tue, Sep 8, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Data....Data....Everywhere!  In a world where everything is connecting and collecting data, wouldn't it be great to understand and know what truly impacts your business.

READ MORE

Topics: Webinars, Big Data, POSmart, Demand Signal Repository

Implementing & Managing the Demand Signal Management Process

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Sun, Aug 2, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

One misconception is that retailers send clean data. This simply is not the case. The cleansing and validation of the data is critical. Invalid data will give you invalid results. Retailers often send incomplete data. They also send duplicate data. In addition, they tend to “recast” previously sent data. Thus, how does one distinguish between duplicate and recast data? How do you identify missing fields? How is it rectified and re-loaded? What are the business rules? How is it modeled for reporting that is specific to Point-of-Sale data? Can it be integrated with internal data such as shipments, forecasts, budgets, etc.? How do you identify and analyze promotions? How can you predict problems before they impact your bottom line? Do you have the time and knowledge to shift through all this data to find only the nuggets that contain actionable information?

READ MORE

Topics: Business Intelligence, Big Data, POSmart, Data Warehousing, Demand Signal Repository, data integration, analytics, data scientist, analyst

How to Convince Your Boss You Need an Enterprise Data Solution

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Sun, Jul 26, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Why is it so difficult for consumer goods companies to create reports without an enterprise data infrastructure? How do I make my boss understand? What can we do to solve these problems? Your answer is in "What's the Hold Up?!"

READ MORE

Topics: Business Intelligence, Big Data, POSmart, Demand Signal Repository, blog, data integration, data scientist, E-Book, analyst

Technology Terminology Burn-Out: Clearing up the Confusion in the Market

Posted by Janet Dorenkott on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

There is extensive confusion in the market today on what a true demand signal management solution is. We believe that far too many companies are calling themselves a “Demand Signal Repositories or Demand Signal Management” solutions, when in fact they are not. Some are reporting tools, some are database vendors, some are Wal-Mart reporting tools, but very few are actually a manageable process that delivers signals to the business users on a long term, manageable basis.

READ MORE

Topics: Relational Solutions, Business Intelligence, Big Data, POSmart, Data Warehousing, Demand Signal Repository, data integration, demand signals, ETL

SUBSCRIBE

    New Call-to-Action
    Shedule A Consultation

    LATEST POSTS