The Role of Cloud in Digital Transformations

It’s an exciting time to be a supply chain professional, as new technology advancements such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are fueling rapid supply chain innovation. Cutting-edge solutions are being built on cognitive, connected and open platforms, making it possible for companies to turn vast volumes of real-time…

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A Career of Impact

Rayann Anderson, senior solutions advisor, has been at JDA for more than 20 years, after starting her career in retail at a drug store retail chain in her native Canada. She talks to us today about why she’s stayed in the same role for the past two decades, what she’s learned from her mentor and…

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Reimagining the Digital Control Tower:  Modern, Resilient, Intuitive 

It has been two decades since the logistics industry created the control tower, addressing the challenge of accounting for inventory in motion / at rest and providing greater visibility for 3PLs, distributors, retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. Today, digital control towers (DCTs) have benefitted from two decades of supply chain innovation. However, when it comes to…

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Our Slingshot to the Moon

Earlier this year JDA CEO Girish Rishi shared JDA’s innovation moonshot: the Autonomous Supply Chain™, JDA’s vision for the supply chain of the future. This vision takes advantage of JDA’s supply chain expertise plus disruptive technologies – such as cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and leverages…

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Nothing is Impossible

Roya Javadpour, Global Services Director in JDA’s consulting organization has a passion for teaching, stemming from a childhood backed by parents who believed in the power of knowledge and education. Her dad was a successful high school teacher and professor and instilled early on, that nothing is impossible if you put your heart behind it.…

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Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. This has given me a unique opportunity to interact with students pursuing their master’s and doctorate degrees in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science and Business Administration. Lately, I have noticed a step function change in…

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