As the only company named in the Leaders quadrant across all five Gartner Magic Quadrants for supply chain and retail merchandising solutions, JDA believes it’s uniquely capable of delivering digital transformation from end-to-end for its customers

JDA Software Group, Inc.  today announced that it is has once again been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems1.” JDA has been recognized for its warehouse management system (WMS) convergence strategy, along with the innovation woven into the latest JDA Warehouse Management release. With this announcement, JDA is the only company named a leader in all five Gartner Magic Quadrants for supply chain and retail merchandising solutions2. Given the depth and breadth of JDA’s solutions, JDA believes it has uniquely has positioned itself as the only company capable of delivering digital transformation for its customers from end-to-end.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports position vendors within a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. In the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, JDA has been positioned second furthest for ability to execute and completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant.

“JDA is not only the largest independent supply chain management solutions provider, we also have deeply rooted expertise in warehouse management spanning more than three decades working with some of the most complex warehouse environments in the world,” said Dan Grimm, vice president, solutions strategy, JDA. “We feel being positioned as a leader by Gartner further validates our strength, positioning and expertise in this space. We continue to drive innovative capabilities into our platform to address the evolving warehouse that will change drastically over the next 10 years with the advent of advances such as drones, robotics, and augmented reality.

New enhancements to JDA Warehouse Management, part of the JDA Intelligent FulfillmentTM strategy include a re-visioned prescriptive-based user experience available in cloud and mobile environments, flexible integration with the distributed order management solutions from IBM Commerce as well as WMSNOW part of JDA Fast Track NOW services, accelerating deployment times and time-to-value. As testament, JDA has seen the fastest deployment cycle on a new release in WMS history, which speaks specifically to these enhancements.

JDA was also lauded for innovation, in part due to JDA Labs, a global research and development team with a charter to accelerate technology innovation by identifying, developing and deploying disruptive capabilities that can transform the supply chain and retail market. JDA Labs is committed to delivering patentable innovations, best practices and new products to the market. Staffed by data scientists, user experience researchers and cutting edge software developers, JDA Labs uses the latest machine learning and visualization techniques to deliver advanced technology solutions to customers.

1Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, Dwight Klappich, February, 13, 2017

2 JDA is a leader in all FIVE Gartner Supply Chain Magic Quadrants 2 including Warehouse Management Systems. (“Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record”, January 2016, “Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation”, April 2015, “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems”, March 2016 “Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications”, September 1, 2016).

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About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading provider of seamless supply chain planning and execution solutions for retailers, manufacturers, logistics providers and wholesale distributors.  Our unmatched solution portfolio enables our clients to reduce costs, increase profitability and improve visibility so they can deliver on customer promises every time.   More than 4,000 global customers run JDA, including 73 of the top 100 retailers, 71 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 13 of the top 16 3PLs.  With JDA, you can plan to deliver.

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