JDA Software announces JDA ICON - The Intelligent Supply Chain Conference

By Dale Benton
JDA Software, one of the leaders in artificial intelligence and machine learning driven supply chain and retail solutions providers, has announced the J...

JDA Software, one of the leaders in artificial intelligence and machine learning driven supply chain and retail solutions providers, has announced the JDA ICON - The Intelligent Supply Chain Conference.

As a major rebranding of its annual customer conference, FOCUS, JDA ICON will “infuse the latest advances in edge innovation, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more.”

Taking place May 7-9 in Dallas, Texas, the conference will look to empower customers’ with a greater understanding of the complexities and technologies that power digital transformation.

“With an ever-changing environment constantly buzzing with tech terms from AI, to ML. to IoT and more – JDA ICON is customers’ one-stop for all they need to understand how these technologies work and fit into their digital supply chain strategies.”

JDA is currently looking for more speakers to present at ICON 2019 to “share how JDA solutions, services or cutting-edge technologies have helped them get ahead of competitors, become more efficient, save money or transform their supply chain.” 

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Speakers that have already been confirmed include Girish Rishi, Chief Executive Officer, JDA Software, Dr. Michael Feindt, Founder, Blue Yonder, a JDA company, Johan Martinsson, Global IT Digital Operations Lead, Electrolux, Alejandro Sanchez-Aldana, Supply Chain Planning Director, Coca-Cola FEMSA, Tyler Carter, Vice President of Technology, Starbucks and Erik Weihenmayer, World-Class Blind Adventurer.

“With JDA’s acquisition of Blue Yonder accelerating the infusion of AI and ML across every aspect of our retail and supply chain solutions, it became the perfect opportunity to evolve JDA FOCUS into JDA ICON, better aligning with that strategy,” said Kevin Iaquinto, chief marketing officer, JDA. “This year’s customer conference will reflect our evolution as a leader in AI and ML solutions, while we show our customers and partners how to reimagine their strategies and harness the power of the intelligent edge to deliver more predictive and automated supply chains. With a powerful lineup of keynotes already, this is the one must-attend industry event of the year!”

JDA ICON – The Intelligent Supply Chain Conference, May 7-10, 2019, Dallas, Texas




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