Driving Kenco’s Innovation Initiative

Kristi Montgomery has built an impressive career in supply chain technology over the past 27 years at Kenco Logistics, the largest woman-owned third party logistics company in the United States. Kristi has built her career from the ground up during her time at Kenco, and currently leads the company’s innovation initiative as VP of Innovation…

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Career Success? She Asked for It!

Akhila Dhamotharan is a confident, self-directed, life-long learner who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to ask for it. It’s how she’s built a fulfilling 13+ year career in JDA’s Center of Excellence in Bangalore.  As a Solution Director in JDA’s consulting services business, she leads a team of 120 associates in the company’s…

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Work Hard and Listen

When Danielle Manning, Senior Practice Director for JDA Consulting Services, sets her sights on achieving something, you can count on it happening.  The combination of a Pennsylvania-bred work ethic and mastery of the art of listening – to customers and colleagues – has propelled her to success. In today’s blog, she shares what she has…

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Diversity at Work

We all see the world based on our past experiences, current roles and environments. That may lead us to make assumptions or go about our work in ways that unintentionally hinders progress. JDA CIO Bill Owen shares how becoming aware of differences in how we communicate and engage has helped him to become more effective…

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The Teacher Keeps Learning

Dianne Bender has built a rewarding career through lifelong learning. She not only manages the Product Documentation team in JDA’s Waukesha, Wisconsin office, but she also just marked 25 years as a professor at her alma mater, the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Along the way there were many lessons that came from diversity in employers,…

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Building a Career Through Teamwork

Ask Dorien Weijts, vice president of IT Applications at JDA, about the biggest risk she’s ever taken and she’ll tell you it was leaving a job in the UK in 1999 to follow her then-boyfriend to the U.S. He had a job, she decided to study for her Master’s degree, and with a proposal of…

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Be Brave, Not Perfect!

On Wednesdays, Supply Chain Nation will shine a light on the role of women in the world of technology and supply chain. We will feature interviews with successful women at JDA, talk to some amazing women who also happen to be our customers, share perspectives from JDA associates and more! Today, JDA’s Jamey Miller, VP…

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When Opportunity Knocks, Say YES!

On Wednesdays, Supply Chain Nation will shine a light on the role of women in the world of technology and supply chain. We will feature interviews with successful women at JDA, talk to some amazing women who also happen to be our customers, share perspectives from JDA associates and more! This week we feature a…

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Building an Interesting Workforce

Talking about workforce diversity – or a lack of it – can be tricky stuff. It makes some people squirm. Others feel like they need to “take a side” or mask how they really feel for fear of offending someone.  I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately, and have decided that maybe it’s the…

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