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Cross Functional Planning as a Way of (Business) Life

Remember the good old days when planning was something you did once a quarter just to make sure your annual plans were still on track? We don’t live in that world anymore. Today’s complex, global, customer-driven world requires all companies to be agile and responsive to constantly changing customer demand, competition, disruptions and geopolitical events.…

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Key Takeaways from NRF 2020

Well, it’s that time of the year again – where we have the opportunity to unite with 40,000 of our closest retail friends and take a pulse on the industry.  Now that the keynotes are complete, the booths are coming down, and we’ve all exhausted our supply of business cards, I thought I would take…

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Management with Intention

Erin Miller, senior solutions director, JXC & Partners, has worked at JDA the majority of her career. She shares some distinct learnings about management and how important it is to be involved in something bigger than yourself, for the greater purpose of your team’s growth and success. She also shares a great nugget on how…

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Leveraging AI to Minimize Markdowns [Video]

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the face of the markdown process today. By gathering real-time demand data — and combining it with data on current inventory levels and margin targets — AI-enabled solutions from JDA can replace permanent markdowns with short-term promotional prices that maximize all outcomes. Learn more about how AI can help simplify…

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4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

NRF 2020 is right around the corner, and we are thrilled to highlight our customer IKEA Food in their digital transformation journey in our booth, 4237. We sat down with Lars Gunnarsson, deputy managing director and digital transformation leader, IKEA Food, to get a deeper look into their evolution as a global food retailer (and,…

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Following a Path to Success

Ana Castro always dreamed of moving to a big city to pursue her career goals. A technical analyst at JDA in Monterrey, Mexico, she and her husband moved just one month after they married to invest in their career development. With a passion for learning, leading and persistent growth, it’s no surprise Ana portrays JDA’s…

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Getting Proactive with Markdowns [Video]

Predicting demand, and creating markdown strategies, for items with short life cycles — such as winter apparel — have traditionally depended on historic sales data and regression analysis. Today, clustering algorithms from JDA can help you predict demand and create markdowns more accurately, based on real-time demand data segregated by item color, size, store location…

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