A Surprising Career Journey

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way. She’s learned to live by the adage that you should never burn bridges (hint: you’ll learn why as you read…

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Tackling Career Unknowns

Tammy Cunha, vice president, revenue accounting at JDA, shares how your career is never what you may have envisioned from the get-go but how taking leaps makes us stronger and oftentimes end up being the best decisions you can make in life. She shares her leadership tips and learnings and how she finds her own…

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The C-Suite's innovation challenges

Executives see AI, Cognitive Analytics and Cloud as the Path to Innovation and Speed to Market

According to research, executives are investing in new cloud-based AI and cognitive analytics capabilities that will provide them with end-to-end visibility and traceability across their extended supply networks, starting them on the road to autonomous supply chains. CXO executives increasingly understand that satisfying fast-changing customer demand in today’s digital marketplace won’t happen if they continue…

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retail store shelves

Predice lo que viene en administración de categorías

¿Alguna vez ha deseado poder adelantar el tiempo y saber qué es lo que viene? Para entender mejor cuáles son las inversiones tecnológicas prioritarias para conocer al comprador actual, encuestamos a más de 130 profesionales en administración de categorías y mercadeo, como parte de la encuesta anual Voice of the Category Manager. Estos son algunos…

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Conscious Collaboration

Today’s Wednesdays for Women is another in our occasional series titled “Lessons from Leaders” featuring learnings of interest to anyone seeking insights and experiences to grow their leadership skills.  In today’s blog, Judy Fearn, product director and member of the JDA Winning Leadership program, shares what she learned from Jean Yatska, RVP, Product Management. Jean…

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Winning with Hyper-localization: How to Overcome the Challenge of Meeting Local Market Needs

Today’s blog comes from me alongside guest contributor Andy Grady-Smith, global capability director for category optimisation, dunnhumby. dunnhumby is a JDA partner working to provide companies with prescriptive, consumer-based insights to improve their merchandising strategies and decisions. Increasingly retailers are looking at ways to deliver hyper-localization of assortment for their customers. We teamed up to…

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