This is the fifth blog in our ICON 2020: What’s New series. Stay in the know about the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year with our blog series highlighting the latest developments as they unfold.

JDA ICON is less than 100 days away and we continue to unveil details on what will most certainly be our best and biggest yet!

Microsoft Chief joins dynamic customer keynote line-up!

Our fantastic speaker lineup for JDA ICON– being held May 4-7, 2020 in Denver, Colorado – just got better! We’re proud to announce that David Porter, corporate vice president, Microsoft Store – will be a keynote speaker, joining our incredible line-up which includes Albertsons, Armada, Pactiv and Lenzing!

David is responsible for the company’s direct connection to customers, overseeing Microsoft’s strategy, real estate and development, operations, growth, and strategic investment in its physical and digital stores.

David joined Microsoft in 2009 to create a premium retail experience for customers around the world. He has since designed and implemented creative solutions to meet the modern customer’s needs and adapt to the rapidly evolving retail landscape and customer purchasing behavior. David has held a variety of leadership roles in his 30 years of experience in business.

Sneak Peek! DEVCON 2020!

Our first-ever developers’ conference was a huge success in 2019. DEVCON 2020 will close out ICON on May 7 in a one-day immersive event for IT professionals and developers from JDA’s vast customer and partner networks. Hosted by JDA developers, this one-day event will engage and educate attendees who wish to advance their technical knowledge of JDA solutions and the JDA Supply Chain Management (SCM) Platform.

The planned agenda for the event will include speakers (JDA, customers, partners), hands-on workshops, breakout sessions, and networking. Topics planned for this year’s event include:

  • API gateway
  • Integration
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Data platform
  • Development use cases
  • Machine learning as a service
  • Platform roadmap
  • Launch of the developer community
  • Leveraging the JDA Platform as a partner
  • Mobility development

Attendance at the one-day JDA DEVCON event is complimentary for JDA customers and approved partners. To apply for attendance, please register here  and join us in May in the Mile High City!