Welcome!

News Feed Item

MyRegistry.com is Teaming with IBM to Help Drive Gift Registry Innovation

Universal Gift Registries: The New Must-Have in Retail Mobility Solutions

FORT LEE, N.J., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MyRegistry.com, the world's leading universal gift registry provider, is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help change the future of gift registry for businesses.

This solution has multiple elements, the first of which is a seamless integration between MyRegistry.com's universal gift registry solution and the IBM Websphere Commerce platform. IBM Websphere Commerce provides a powerful customer interaction platform for cross-channel commerce. It can be used by companies of all sizes, from small businesses, to large enterprises, and for many different industries.

The scalable, customizable gift registry solution offered by MyRegistry.com is currently being used by more than 300 retailers—all of whom want to give their customers the convenience of a gift registry service that can be accessed both in the retailer's own location as well as on MyRegistry.com. The solution also includes access to analytics and reporting about gift registry activity that can be used to plan future marketing initiatives.

Also, MyRegistry.com has integrated with IBM's in-store retail platform, Sterling Order Management, for a seamless, omnichannel experience. IBM Sterling Order Management enables retailers to make more informed decisions about how to promise and fulfill customer orders, in an effort to improve profitability and customer satisfaction.

"We are constantly seeking out, building, and incorporating the latest tools and technology to ensure we stay ahead of emerging trends," said MyRegistry.com CEO, Oded Berkowitz. "This collaboration enables us to tap into the incredible technical advances that they have made, and in turn, deliver a more integrated gift registry service to IBM's retail clients."

In addition, IBM is now the in-store kiosk hardware provider to MyRegistry users that are in need of an in-store system. This hardware can be leased directly from IBM and will be maintained by the company as well. The MyRegistry.com software is compatible with all IBM-procured devices, including its kiosk hardware.

"Today's customer expects a seamless experience with retailers regardless of where and when they choose to engage with them," said Christopher Wong, vice president, Strategy and Ecosystem, Global Consumer Industry, IBM. "This solution provides the continuity of the in-store registry experience to the web, and on mobile devices."

In the near future, all users of MyRegistry's gift registry solution will also have the opportunity to upgrade their gift registry analytics to a Cognos-based system. Cognos is IBM's next generation business intelligence tool. It allows users to find precise and timely answers from their data and use automated alerts to monitor changes to key findings so they can confidently and quickly take actions to help improve their business. When it becomes available, the Cognos solution can be added to the MyRegistry.com dashboard for a nominal additional fee.

The potential also exists for registry users to harness the power of Watson, IBM's supercomputer capable of augmenting human intelligence, to help improve retailer operations so businesses can focus on driving higher value results.

About MyRegistry.com

MyRegistry.com is the largest universal gift registry software provider to U.S. and Canadian retailers. Businesses that use the company's customizable, scalable, end-to-end gift registry solution are able to tap the massive (and growing!) gift industry. Easy to implement, cost-effective, and quick to market, with precise reporting and an optional in-store kiosk system, a universal gift registry powered by MyRegistry.com is the next digital utility for retailers of all sizes. MyRegistry.com - All stores, One registry.®

About IBM Global Technology Services

IBM Global Technology Services offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network that is transforming its business to lead in an era of Cognitive and Cloud. As a cloud services integrator, GTS is managing the services and underlying infrastructure in an integrated and unified way. It is modernizing customers' IT environments to help them meet the increasingly complex customer demands. GTS provides customers with innovative technology solutions that help them to improve their business processes and in turn, profitability.

 

SOURCE MyRegistry.Com

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
As organizations shift towards IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. Commvault can ensure protection, access and E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Part...
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, is an accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a strategist, technologist, innovator, marketer, and communicator. For over 30 years across five continents, he has built success with Fortune 500 corporations, vendors, governments, and as a leading research analyst and consultant.
"Cloud computing is certainly changing how people consume storage, how they use it, and what they use it for. It's also making people rethink how they architect their environment," stated Brad Winett, Senior Technologist for DDN Storage, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Brad Winett, Senior Technologist for DDN Storage, will present several current, end-user environments that are using object storage at scale for cloud deployments including private cloud and cloud providers. Details on the top considerations of features and functions for selecting object storage will be included. Brad will also touch on recent developments in tiering technologies that deliver single solution and an end-user view of data across files and objects...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settl...
No hype cycles or predictions of zillions of things here. IoT is big. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, Associate Partner at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data analytics considerations, edge-to-cloud tec...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dr. Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, presented the findings of a series of six detailed case studies of how large corporations are implementing IoT. The session explored how IoT has improved their economic performance, had major impacts on business models and resulted in impressive ROIs. The companies covered span manufacturing and services firms. He also explored servicification, how manufacturing firms shift from se...
For far too long technology teams have lived in siloes. Not only physical siloes, but cultural siloes pushed by competing objectives. This includes informational siloes where business users require one set of data and tech teams require different data. DevOps intends to bridge these gaps to make tech driven operations more aligned and efficient.
IoT is at the core or many Digital Transformation initiatives with the goal of re-inventing a company's business model. We all agree that collecting relevant IoT data will result in massive amounts of data needing to be stored. However, with the rapid development of IoT devices and ongoing business model transformation, we are not able to predict the volume and growth of IoT data. And with the lack of IoT history, traditional methods of IT and infrastructure planning based on the past do not app...
For organizations that have amassed large sums of software complexity, taking a microservices approach is the first step toward DevOps and continuous improvement / development. Integrating system-level analysis with microservices makes it easier to change and add functionality to applications at any time without the increase of risk. Before you start big transformation projects or a cloud migration, make sure these changes won’t take down your entire organization.
It is ironic, but perhaps not unexpected, that many organizations who want the benefits of using an Agile approach to deliver software use a waterfall approach to adopting Agile practices: they form plans, they set milestones, and they measure progress by how many teams they have engaged. Old habits die hard, but like most waterfall software projects, most waterfall-style Agile adoption efforts fail to produce the results desired. The problem is that to get the results they want, they have to ch...
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
The best way to leverage your CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at CloudEXPO. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audienc...