The Innovative Solution Strategy to a True Real-Time, Predictive Digital Supply Chain

In parts 1 and 2 of this blog series, you learned about the role collaborative partnerships play in supply chain planning and execution with real-time visibility and predictive analytics and the benefits of the JDA and TransVoyant partnership. The last part of this blog series will discuss how JDA is delivering an innovative solution strategy…

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Leveraging Weather Intelligence to Gain a Competitive Edge in Demand Planning

Social, news, weather and events, also referred to as ‘SNEW,’ ‘big data’, ‘digitization,’ whatever you want to call it, it’s here and not going anywhere anytime soon. For decades, we’ve relied primarily upon a single time-series – historical sales – to predict future sales. More advanced organizations have a systemic way of accounting for a…

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Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at the skills gap in manufacturing, how small businesses are benefiting from a newer generation of robots, the development of an autonomous…

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When is ‘Best-of-Breed’ the Best Choice for Supply Chains? – Part 1

If your company has implemented an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, chances are you’ve been (or will soon be) asking yourself if you should expand your ERP capability to include supply chain execution capabilities, or focus on growing with a best-of-breed (BoB) provider of Supply Chain Planning and Supply Chain Execution systems (SCM/SCE). As companies…

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JDA TV – Are You Ready to be BOLD?

In this JDA TV video, Linkage’s Susan Brady, Co-founder & Co-Chair of Women in Leadership Institute (WIL), discusses what it takes to be a high impact leader and what companies are doing to celebrate the advancement of women in leadership. Susan highlights the five commitments leaders make to their followers, which are: Being intentional and…

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JDA + dunnhumby = One-stop Consumer Insights and Execution

In this new age of consumer-centricity, meeting the needs of the always-on shopper requires a new approach. Localization through automated assortment and planogram generation has become a way for companies to differentiate themselves from the competition. Data-driven insights are now becoming the norm and a way to meet consumers’ lifestyle needs. This is an important…

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The Impact New Technologies Have on the Supply Chain

I’d like to bring your attention to the new whitepaper, “New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices: The Application of New Technology in the Physical Supply Chain,” released by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It’s one of the most comprehensive whitepapers that explores the pros, cons and overall readiness of the emerging technologies, such as drones…

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JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to JDA FOCUS 2017, which was held at the MGM in Las Vegas, 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 sessions from several keynote speakers including: Girish Rishi,Chief Executive…

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