By Khurram Ahmad, CEO of Smart IS International Wow! We never knew you guys did all this stuff! When we at Oracular IS LLC started the re-branding conversation last year, the main thrust behind this conversation was the fact that even though we have been in the Fox Valley area for almost 30 years, no one
MOCA Client Comparison
By Saad Ahmad, Vice President of Smart IS International Thanks to the open framework of JDA/BY MOCA framework we have a few options when it comes to the clients that can access the MOCA Server. I wanted to compare clients to see how they are different from each other. If there are features that I
Metron: Industry Needs
By Khurram Ahmad, CEO of Smart IS International JDA/BY WMS has always been rich with functionality and remained cutting edge, attempting to outpace the competition in features and functionality. However, any focus on providing easy access to the rich data it gathers on the user performance, WMS throughput, potential backlogs etc. was never in the plan.
METRON: The Q-Tool
By Khurram Ahmad, CEO of Smart IS International JDA/BY WMS Application holds a wealth of data that can allow organizations to manage their Warehouse Execution and utilize the patterns for better prediction of what the future may bring. The key, however, remains that one must first realize that there is a wealth of data, and second
Will My JDA/BY System Handle the Load?
By Saad Ahmad, Executive Vice President of Smart IS International Overview Stress Testing, the production system, is an important part of go-live readiness for new installs and upgrades. You want to be able to simulate the stress on the system so, that the system can be tuned properly before going live. Smart IS’s Stress Tester
Introducing RF++ from Smart IS International
By Khurram Ahmad, CEO of Smart IS International All JDA/Blue Yonder WMS implementations need an RF Solution; a solution for physical devices that are used on the floor to perform most of the warehouse functions. Man-Hours spent on these devices far exceed those on GUI screens. However, when we look closely at the evolution of JDA/Blue
JDA/Blue Yonder Application Monitor
By Saad Ahmad, Executive Vice President of Smart IS International Overview One thing that all large implementations have in common is the need for some tasks that need to be completed periodically. These may be tasks that are by design or due to some data corruption. We often are unable to get the fix from the
Managing Long Running Jobs in JDA/Blue Yonder
By Saad Ahmad, Executive Vice President at Smart IS International We often have jobs that perform long tasks. There is no easy way to see the work they are performing at a given time. The only option is to look at MOCA Console or another similar view which provides a low level window into the MOCA
A JDA (BlueYonder) Perspective By Khurram Ahmad, CEO of Smart IS International INTRODUCTION So, you (or your company) have decided to upgrade your JDA/Blue Yonder WMS to a later version. Chances are that you are opting to go to the 2017 version and wondering how successful this venture will be and what pitfalls await you? The