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JDA and IVADO Partnership Officially Launches at Montreal Office

JDA Labs launched the official kick-off of Apogee, the data science research initiative in the areas of the logistics, supply chain and retail industries. The program, which is a joint initiative between JDA Labs and IVADO, will enable collaborative research between JDA Labs scientists and their academic counter-parts, and will involve six professors and ten…

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Innovating Through Mistakes

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is the advice we often get at life’s difficult moments. The other bit of mildly needling advice is that “it’s not what happens, it’s how you deal with it that counts.” It turns out that science underpins these truisms, and moreover, there are important lessons for economies, corporations…

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Building a Home or Planning a Vacation: Think about S&OP and S&OE

I recently had the opportunity to contribute an article, S&OP Vacation, to the Winter 2017 edition of Supply Chain World magazine1 about the sales and operations planning process. In working with many customers over the years, I’ve discovered that the term means different things to different organizations, causing some to question the business value sales…

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Dedication to Career, Life and Family

If you’re a JDA customer, you’ve likely been helped by Rebecca Torres, one of JDA’s delivery success managers. Rebecca is the first point of contact for support customers when they need escalated assistance, whether it’s answering a question, connecting them with the appropriate department for further support or facilitating any issues that arise. In addition…

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Warehouse of the Future: The Importance of an Integrated and Autonomous Supply Chain System – Part 3 of 3

In part 1 of this blog series, we took a look at how innovation is changing the supply chain and the evolution of different warehouse types and processes. Part 2 of the series took a deeper dive into the adoption of technology within the distribution center (DC), how technological innovation processes in DCs are poised…

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Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

After spending some time with Donna Williams, it’s clear that once she puts her mind to something, she succeeds. She’s an enterprise solution architect and a U.S. veteran, having served eight years in the U.S. Navy. Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. That decision resulted…

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JDA Invests in NSERC Industrial Research Chair in User Experience to Help Companies Excel

Here at JDA, we understand innovative technology and user experience (UX) are critical to profitable growth and efficiency, which is why we invest in research and development in these areas. JDA will be in attendance on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the HEC Montréal Founders’ Hall in Montreal, for the launch of the research and…

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JDA Labs Holds Meetup on Data Science and Technologies for Innovative Decision Making

JDA Labs recently held a meetup on Optimization Algorithms and Graph Databases: Tools for Better Decision Making. It was an evening based around data science and technologies for innovative decision making. A Mathematical Approach to Optimal Inventory Decisions The first topic presented a mathematical approach to make optimal inventory decisions: Inventory management, a new look…

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