Anything is Possible

“Anything is Possible.”  This is the mantra of IRONMAN.  Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, IRONMAN events are a test of physical and mental fortitude where individuals look to complete a 2.5 mile (4.8 km) swim, a 112 mile (180 km) bike and 26 mile (42 km) run in a single day event and within…

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A Career Perfect Fit

Priscilla Torres is a senior technical analyst in JDA’s fast-growing Monterrey Center of Excellence (CoE). In this installment of Wednesdays for Women, she talks about how she got into supply chain by way of a role in IT, why they fit so well together, and how important it is to keep learning and challenging yourself.…

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Lifelong Learning

Carla Garcia is a newly promoted SCPO Support Team Lead for Planning at JDA. She’s an avid learner and curious by nature and these two things have pushed her to take leaps in her career and her life. She’s run multiple marathons and considers them a metaphor for life as there is always something new…

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Career Destiny

Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Katrin Starke, head of Business Development at ORSAY, which is an international clothing retailer based in Germany. Katrin recently joined us at JDA ICON 2019, our customer conference, and stood on main stage with Professor Dr. Michael Feindt, founder of Blue Yonder, to share results…

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Finding Balance

Nannette Dayton, senior director, global deal architecture at JDA, brings a wealth of knowledge to this week’s Wednesday’s for Women. An associate on her second stint with JDA, Nannette shares her affinity for working cross-functionally, her key to work-life balance and her personal definition of success.  With a great appreciation for her roots and mentors,…

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Challenging Your Comfort Zone

Jill Smith is a renewal partner and in her 20-year journey at JDA she shares how she’s kept her career fresh and gotten out of her comfort zone professionally and personally. As a self-professed introvert, she had to take a leap to do things that excited her like traveling internationally, coaching/leading kids and teaching fitness…

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Rolling with the Punches

Anita Lyons, Business Development Representative at JDA, is the definition of a go getter. She shares her inspiring journey from starting her own business, leaping into a new life in a different country and finding a balance between being a successful businesswoman and mom. She has come to find that mindset is everything, and with…

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Be True to Yourself

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. JDA Marketing Operations Director Cristan Hutto shares her conversation with one of JDA’s newest senior leaders – Nathalie Carruthers. I had the pleasure of interviewing Nathalie…

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A Boomerang Opportunity

Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA! In this week’s blog, she talks about why she doesn’t think being in a male-dominated field is a bad thing and how her life experience has led her to where she is today, personally and professionally.…

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You Teach People How to Treat You

Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Gina Hortatsos, vice president of marketing at FourKites, a JDA partner. I had the opportunity to get to know Gina at ICON, JDA’s customer conference held in Dallas in early May.  Gina shares her journey working through enterprise software, taking lessons learned along the way…

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