The “New” Safe Approach to Mission Criticality: Cloud for Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics

Spend five minutes perusing blogs like this, or traipsing about the corporate headquarters of nearly any company (in nearly any industry, country, or department), and you’ll hear repeated mention of terms such as “Cloud,” “SaaS (software as a service),” “PaaS (platform as a service),” and “IaaS (infrastructure as a service).” Spend five minutes more, and…

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JDA TV – Establishing a Collaborative Relationship with your Trading Partners

In order to profitably serve customers in today’s omni-channel world, managing service and cost is becoming increasingly relevant. Listen to this JDA TV segment as Shri Hariharan, VP of Solutions Strategy at JDA, and Tom Drake, Senior Industry Strategies Director at JDA, discuss how collaboration with trading partners can deliver value to all involved.  …

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Top 4 Takeaways from the 2017 CMA Conference

As always, the Category Management Association (CMA) delivered a great and informative experience at its annual conference last week. This year’s conference focused on the importance of consumer data and insight, and how companies can bridge the traditional with digital to create new paths to success. With that in mind, I’d like to share my…

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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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