Solving the Supply Planning Crisis

If your home was on fire, would you want firefighters to attempt to douse the flames with an old manual bucket line? Of course not. You would want them to use the most modern, effective equipment available. So why are you asking your supply planners to fight the fires of supply disruption with the manual…

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Harnessing Self-Worth

Lucy Ehlers is a senior customer executive at JDA and shares why making the leap to JDA was the biggest – and best – opportunity she has had in her career. She shares her views on the importance of harnessing self-worth, and why staying true to yourself and pushing past criticism are keys to success,…

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3 Factors That Are Driving Supply Chain Investments in a Q&A with Brian Higgins of KPMG [Video]

With transparency and speed to market both top drivers for investments when applying supply chain strategies to business operations, how do companies truly optimize their efforts and investments? And what may hold them back? Incisiv’s Gaurav Pant interviews Brian Higgins of KPMG who shares his thoughts about the insights revealed from the recent Digital Supply…

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Taking Leaps of Faith

Meet Donna Gaspard, senior director of alliances at JDA, who believes listening is the most important thing a leader can do, and that authenticity is the single-most important trait we should carry within ourselves. She took a position in sales at a time she thought she’d become a lawyer, changing her career trajectory for the…

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Career Resilience

Patricia Diniz Soares, senior corporate counsel at JDA, is a proud single mom and trailblazer in her career. Describing herself as resilient, persuasive and passionate – all qualities that shine through in her personal life, career journey and current role at JDA – she shares her love for the beach, some of the biggest challenges…

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The Roadmap to Digital Transformation with Lenzing’s CCO [Video]

Robert Van De Kerkhof, CCO of Lenzing, sits down with JDA ICON reporter Sarah Barnes-Humphrey in episode five of an eight-part series featuring various industry leaders discussing the importance of digital transformation for their businesses. Van De Kerkhof explains that it’s a digital roadmap that has helped them take critical strides in their B2B efforts…

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Pursuing Your Passions

At a young age, Julie Papagiannis knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). A senior customer executive at JDA, Julie brings a unique perspective to this week’s Wednesdays for Women blog sharing her journey from computer programming and pre-sales to her current role, which combines her passions for…

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Walmart Mexico’s Alex Guerrero Explains How Digital Innovations Empower Employees [Video]

Part-four of the Executive Exchange video series from JDA introduces us to Alex Guerrero of Walmart Mexico, who shares his vision for digital transformation at Walmart. As Alex explains, it’s digital transformation that will evolve work culture and it’s this component that will impact both customer service and internal operations alike. Combined with predictive data…

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