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On November 1, RedPrairie Corp., backed by private-equity firm New Mountain Capital LLC, and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS] announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement valued at $1.9 billion. The deal is already approved by the JDA board and is expected to close by the end of 2012 if a tender offer succeeds. By merging JDA – "The Supply Chain Company " with RedPrairie - "The Commerce in Motion Company", the combined capabilities should help companies achieve supply and commerce execution.


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  • Manufacturing Day, E…
    Kimberly Knickle says:
    Good question.  I think manufacturers are working to retain those employees that are willing to change with the business and with the technology that's increasingly part of their everyday life.  But no data to prove that theory, unfortunately.
    4 months ago
  • Manufacturing Day, E…
    delger says:
    Kimberly,
    Based on the data shared above, how important is it for Manufacturers to engage and retain their current employees?  And are you seeing a trend in that regard?
    4 months ago
  • Webcast: The Importa…
    Jeff Hojlo says:
    Antony,
    Thanks for your comments - agreed.  Nice article, and I look forward to our next conversation.
    Best Regards,
    Jeff
    5 months ago
  • Webcast: The Importa…
    Antony Bourne says:
    Jeff,
    I agree with your comments in the webcast and also am of the same opinion, and think that manufacturers need to take small steps on this journey since it is not an on/off switch that they need to use, but a process in which they make improvement after improvement since a lot of learning will happen along the way.
    I also have written a blog…
    5 months ago

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