TCS signs pact with JDA to develop cognitive solutions

It will also offer consulting and system integration services

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has signed a global partnership with JDA Software, provider of end-to-end supply chain and retail solutions, to build next-generation cognitive solutions.

Under the agreement, it will also offer consulting and system integration services around digital technologies to optimise supply chains for customers worldwide.

The partnership will leverage the TCS Business 4.0 thought leadership framework and JDA Luminate solutions portfolio to develop joint interoperable technology solutions for supply chains of the future, said a TCS statement.

These solutions will use TCS’ Machine-First Delivery Model to accelerate human-machine collaboration to solve complex business problems.

“Combining TCS’ advanced and disruptive Business 4.0 digital technologies and deep expertise with JDA’s end-to-end supply chain and retail solutions, we will collectively reinvent our customers’ supply chains enabling them to fulfill product demands intelligently, explore new business models, capabilities, and value propositions,” said Raman Venkatraman, vice president and Global Head, Alliances and Technology Unit, TCS, in a statement.

TCS will establish an end-to-end Cognitive Supply Chain Lab at its Business Solutions Lab in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA to develop quick proofs of concept.

“We’re delighted to see this partnership between JDA and TCS as two of our strategic technology partners that we work with to drive supply chain transformation within our business,” said Carl Dawson, CIO, Marks & Spencer.

“The ability to transition towards an autonomous supply chain working hand-in-hand with TCS and JDA presents the opportunity to give us the complete supply chain visibility we need, combined with recommendations to make profitable business decisions,” he added.

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