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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What do Earthquakes and Chicken have in Common?

I ran into a couple of examples this past week on the awesome potential of big data and social media – to do both harm and good. If you hadn’t heard, an accidental communication about a massive earthquake in California was picked up by an automated story generator at the LA Times which quickly created…

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Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

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: Amazon has been helping shoppers “showroom” for years, but now it wants to put a stop to it; holiday deliveries will cost more; and move over delivery vans, robots…

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JDA TV – Benefits of Upgrading ASR and AWR

Advanced Replenishment (E3) remains a very important part of JDA’s portfolio, yet our competitors continue to perpetuate fake news about our solution road map. In this new JDA video, John Bonn, Product Director at JDA, tells the truth! JDA is dedicated to E3 with a significant product roadmap, dedicated to our E3 customers, and dedicated…

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JDA TV – Managing Warehouse Labor Using Warehouse Labor Management and Workforce Management Solutions

Tyler Owen, Solutions Strategy Director for Store Operations at JDA, discusses how distribution centers (DCs) are under pressure to become more like retail stores, in terms of efficiency, due to the fact that they are facing the same challenges. DCs are quickly learning that their traditional labor management tools just don’t fit the bill anymore. In…

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JDA TV – Delivering a World Class Customer Experience

Customers today have access to much more information than they’ve ever had before, driving a more empowered consumer experience. Because of this, delivering a positive experience is extremely critical for companies, especially because anyone can share their experience, whether it be positive or negative, from anywhere at anytime. In this segment of JDA TV, Todd…

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