Consumer-Centric Merchandise Planning

By Violet Jaramillo, Sr. Solution Architect What is Consumer-Centric Merchandise Planning? Merchandise Planning is a systematic method of forecasting inventory based on historical data.  It’s a blend of data-driven forecasting along with the art of predicting trends, so that the right product is at the right location at the right time.  Today’s reality is one where retailers must consider including … Read More

JDA Enterprise Planning v. 2018.1: What to Expect

By Violet Jaramillo, Senior Solution Architect New and exciting updates are coming with the next release of JDA Enterprise Planning. The following are the enhancements that are slated to be introduced in this release: Platform Support: JDA EP 2018.1 will support Oracle 12.2, as well as Windows Server 2016. Support for Windows Server 2012 will continue, as well as Windows … Read More

Planning Environment Manager (PEM): Don’t Be Late

Look, we’re all late at some point or another.  I was late to a call yesterday because I couldn’t find the end of a brand new roll of toilet paper and just ended up batting at it like a cat for an embarrassingly long amount of time before finally just ripping the roll to shreds like a kid tearing into … Read More