FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

FOCUS 2016, held in Nashville, TN, wrapped up earlier this week after setting record attendance. More than 2,000 attendees traveled to the Gaylord Opryland resort to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the “Seamless Customer Experience.” FOCUS kicked off with general session presentations…

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Reaping Award-Winning Results

We had the honor of recognizing the 2015 Real Results Award winners at FOCUS 2015 this year. These innovators were selected from among JDA’s more than 4,000 global customers and have achieved enviable results in the following categories: Best Collaboration, Best Cost Savings, Best Partner Project, Best Result in Manufacturing, Best Result in Retail, and…

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It’s a Wrap for FOCUS 2015

With FOCUS 2015 in the (not too distant!) past, we’re taking a moment to reflect on last week’s activities, conversations, and some of the key themes that resonated throughout the conference, including innovation, the power of partnership, warehousing of the future, and segmentation. Innovation There was a distinct buzz about the great work JDA Labs…

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FOCUS 2015 – Highlights From Day Two

The second day at FOCUS proved to be as fun and informative as the first – maybe even a bit more!  Tuesday’s General Session began with a step back in time video that walked the audience through JDA’s 30 year history.  From JDA’s inception in 1985; to the first customer event in 2005; through all…

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FOCUS 2015 – Highlights From Day One

FOCUS 2015, held in Orlando, FL this year, began with a Welcome Reception on Sunday evening in the Delivery Zone, which is proving to be the hub of activity and information.  While networking with peers, meeting colleagues, and enjoying refreshments with new and old friends, attendees at the Delivery Zone reception attended brief but informative…

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FOCUS 2015: On Track for Innovation

When I was asked to organize the Innovation and Thought Leadership track at FOCUS 2015, I recognized that I would need to assemble some high-impact speakers who would get attendees thinking about the radical changes they need to make in their supply chains. There are incredibly complex challenges facing retailers, distributors and manufacturers today, including…

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Embracing Disruption at FOCUS 2015

As FOCUS 2015 approaches, one of the most talked-about aspects of this always exciting event is keynote speaker Erik Wahl. A globally recognized graffiti artist — as well as a best-selling business author — Erik is already generating a buzz among JDA customers. Known for the incredibly detailed, colorful paintings he creates live onstage, Erik…

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