Aava and Rivender Oy have agreed on a large-scale co-operation for the development of a a fully automatic retail store management system. This enables utilizing Aava’s innovative application platform in a new business segment of new generation retail store solutions.
The implementation will be made in two phases, in the first phase the requirement specification for defining the necessary functionality for fitting the system parts is made jointly. After this, a pilot version of the solution is implemented with which the functionality can be tested in practice at a pilot store. The final solution is completed using the experiences gathered in practice. Aava’s platform fits very well to this type of hard to define concepts, because Aava-technology enables solution development in small steps and in phases. This way the customer is assured of a desired end-result during the project.
Rivender Oy CEO Juha Pennanen says: “We searched for a system development partner having a wide experience in developing enterprise systems. It was important for us to find a partner, who is capable of utilizing its knowledge in completely new concept implementation. In here, the ability to apply new technology to new business idea is emphasized in addition to technical expertize and this requires flexibility from both the developers and the software. After getting to know Aava’s possibilities we were convinced of their knowledge”.
Rivender develops a new generation fully automatic store using vending device solutions for the retail stores. Its customers are the retail chains and retailers in Finland and in other developed countries. Modularity, scalability and usability are being emphasized in the solution development. The installation, maintenance and for example, re-shelfing, are being highly optimized. The team behind the company has strong experience in retail business internationally. The business outlook looks promising and the company has received international interest towards its solutions.