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Gazing into the Crystal Ball

JDA’s Crystal Ball event began last year across our two India-based Centers of Excellence to tackle the constant shift in technology head-on through our best asset – our people! We are in our second year of the Crystal Ball events that have become a funnel for ideas that will fuel our product transformation and customer…

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Retailers can learn important lessons from Sears

How Sears Changed America and 3 Things Retailers Must Learn from the News Last Week

Since Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, the internet is exploding with dozens of posts about how the retailer has changed America, the way we live and how we shop. Among them, tweets from Louis Hyman, an associate professor of history at Cornell University, shared how Sears fueled the American dream, empowering more…

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How Cloud Investments are Fueling Manufacturers’ Digital Supply Chain Transformations

Digital innovation across every node of the supply chain is occurring – and fast. Smart factories, smart warehouses and smart transportation are becoming a reality as manufacturers invest in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and more. Within manufacturing, we’re seeing machines, systems and devices become more…

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Western Digital’s Lights-Out Approach to the Digital Supply Chain

JDA recently hosted its annual High-Tech Thought Leadership event at our customer Maxim Integrated’s world headquarters campus. The event had a great turnout in the heart of the global high-tech and electronics/semiconductor industry, and attendees heard fantastic customer presentations from Maxim, as well as our customer Western Digital. Several organizations including Cypress Semiconductor, Intel Corporation/Altera,…

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FOCUS Day One Recap: Delivering the Supply Chain of the Future

On Sunday, May 6, we welcomed almost 2,000 people to the Orlando World Center Marriott for JDA FOCUS 2018, the must-attend event for innovators who are shaping the future of the world’s supply chains. Three days of technology demos, presentations, networking and insights kicked off with meetings of chairs and managers of JDA’s Special Interest…

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Warehouse of the Future: Digitalization and New Technologies Driving Next Generation Warehouse Automation – Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this 2-part blog series, “Warehouse of the Future: Adopting Automation within the Supply Chain,” we took a deeper dive into today’s automation systems landscape and retrofitting today’s supply chain with automation. Part-2 of the series will go into more detail around the technologies driving next generation warehouse automation and digitalization and…

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