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Scottsdale, AZ, United States, 2015/07/15 - JDA Earns Top Spot for Control Tower Breadth and Depth - Enables Customers to Unlock New Levels of Visibility and Business Intelligence and Deliver a Swift, Profitable Response.
Volatile business environments can wreak havoc on supply chains, causing disruptions from material shortages and drops in production capacity to demand spikes. JDA’s control tower capabilities, the cornerstone of which is JDA’s recently announced Agile Control Tower, address many problem areas of the supply chain and recommend corrective actions that are consistent with long-term strategic and financial goals. As a result, Nucleus Research has placed JDA Software Group, Inc., in the top spot within its Supply Chain Value Matrix.The technology value matrix report examines the current state of the control tower capabilities provided by commercial software vendors and compares them on the basis of functionality and usability. JDA garnered the top spot on the matrix download the FULL REPORT online.
“The Nucleus Technology Value Matrix highlights our built-in control tower capabilities spanning key roles across the supply chain, such as capabilities within JDA Intelligent Fulfillment™, which provide supply chain executives with complete visibility into distribution network performance from end-to-end,” said Aseem Kohli, senior director of product management at JDA. “Additionally, JDA Agile Control Tower eliminates the “guess and check” cycle that typically occurs when supply chain exceptions are flagged by automatically diagnosing, the cause and suggesting solutions from a pre-determined library of actions. By providing instant simulation of selected choices while taking into account strategic priorities and projecting impact across the entire supply chain, planners can view cost and performance trade-offs before taking action a critical capability that enables companies to change course smartly, while delivering superior results across the supply chain.”
JDA’s control tower capabilities enable multiple roles across the supply chain to gain visibility and quickly move into action, spanning transportation management and warehouse execution, as well as upstream for the supplier planner role. Additionally, the JDA “Supply Chain Executive” mobile application provides an end-to-end dashboard view across all supply chain functions, seamlessly connecting supply chain planning, transportation and warehouse execution views for senior executives and leaders of supply chain organizations to recognize problems and respond.
“JDA’s advanced solution earned its spot in the leader quadrant of the Supply Chain Control Tower Value Matrix. Not only does JDA’s Agile Control Tower provide real-time visibility to the item level, it supports decision-making on supply chain course corrections with business intelligence,” said James Cooke, a principal analyst with Nucleus Research. “Advanced analytics are one of the hallmarks of a sophisticated supply chain control tower. In that regard JDA’s solution offers a playbook for a supply chain planner to use in fixing supply chain issues and problems.”
About JDA Software Group, Inc.
At JDA (jda.com), we’re fearless leaders. We’re the leading provider of end-to-end, integrated retail, omni-channel and supply chain planning and execution solutions for more than 4,000 customers worldwide. Our unique solutions empower our clients to reduce costs, increase profitability and improve collaboration so they can deliver on their customer promises every time. Using JDA, you can plan to deliver.
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