JDA TV – Forecasting and Servicing Customers Profitably: Moving from an Inside-Out to an Outside-In Approach

In this episode of JDA TV, Doug Kimball, Senior Product Marketing Director at JDA, and Amitabh Kumar, Senior Global Value Delivery Director at JDA, discuss how manufacturers can adapt their processes to deal with forecasting challenges and meet the ever-changing needs of their customers..     For more interesting, educational, and insightful videos, browse through the…

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Inside the Voice of the Category Manager Survey Results: Solving the Compliance Conundrum

Today’s modern shopper has sky-high expectations when it comes to customer service and product availability, leaving retailers and manufacturers with little room for error. Getting merchandise assortments right the first time is crucial to ensuring shopper satisfaction, as well as profitability. Yet nearly 70 percent of the Voice of the Category Manager survey respondents feel…

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Change, it keeps on coming…

It seems like the only thing you can be certain about in today’s business environment is that the way things are today – will change. For those of us in the supply chain business, this is especially true. Over the past few years, consumers’ shopping behaviors and preferences have changed dramatically, forcing many companies to…

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Congratulations to 15 JDA Customers for Being Named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third Party Logistics, North America

Gartner recently released the Magic Quadrant Report for Third Party Logistics (3PL), and 15 of the 18 companies use JDA to deliver their logistics services, meet their customer commitments, and grow their businesses. According to Gartner, a 3PL provider is defined as a commercial firm that delivers one or more logistics functions on behalf of…

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JDA TV – Returns: The Looming Margin Eroder for Multi-Channel Retailers

In this JDA TV video, Steve Davis, Vice President of Consulting Services at JDA, and Vinay Sharma, Product Director for JDA’s Product Management Group, discuss how retailers can transform returns into a profitable policy.  Steve and Vinay also make recommendations on how retailers can manage their returns policies.   For more interesting, educational, and insightful videos, browse…

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Powering the Digital Supply Chain: Machine Learning Enables Intelligent Segmentation – Part 1

Digital technology is revolutionizing supply chain management, driving significant innovation. Machine learning is a concept that has been around for decades, but lately has taken on new meaning as the industry has seen massive advancements in computing power and memory. This blog series will examine how machine learning is being applied to solve some of…

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Amazon Prime Day: The New Black Friday?

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Is Amazon Prime Day the new Black Friday? Bazaarvoice recently conducted a study to examine the behaviors of U.S. shoppers partaking in Amazon Prime Day to find out. Also,…

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Next Generation Integration Strategies and the End of EAI/ETL Templates

The software and integration community is rapidly making a significant shift in integration and process intelligence within the enterprise architecture framework. Traditionally, the logic of integration and requirements such as security checks, routing, business flow, validation and transformation have existed within the integration transport layer itself.  This concept introduced the challenge of extremely monolithic integration…

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New Employee Perk – Superhuman Strength!

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Lowe’s is testing robotic exoskeletons to arm its store workers with superhuman strength; data scientists are anticipated to be more in demand as companies increase investments in predictive analytics;…

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