Why the Digital Consumer has Changed Everything!

If you think about it, Amazon’s “Yesterday Shipping”[i] spoof is not that much of a stretch of the imagination after all. As ever so demanding consumers, we expect retailers to practically read our mind and deliver immediately.  In fact, I believe we are in the midst of a radical transformation not just in retailing and…

Read More

Shaping the Future of Supply Chains

These are exciting times for supply chain professionals. Not since the late 1990’s (when many would argue that the discipline of supply chain management finally came of age) have we seen such a confluence of forces that all foretell radical change. Pundits, analysts and practitioners are all pondering the opportunities and challenges ahead. In a…

Read More

Enabling Profitable Agility: The Making of Agile Workbench

The recently released Agile Workbench for JDA® Supply Chain Planner brings the power of optimized planning during execution so master production planners can respond profitably to disruptive events at the speed of business (see press release).  This is a significant step towards JDA’s vision of integrated planning and execution enabling agile, profitable and resilient supply chains. …

Read More