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JDA FOCUS 2010 Impressions - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my attendance of the JDA FOCUS 2010 conference on the heels of the recent merger between JDA Software (NASDAQ: JDAS) and

intention letter  it is not my intention here to judge whether the jury’s decision was inexplicable, ridiculous, too harsh (taking away one fifth of the company’s market valuation), and so on. Neither am I going to judge JDA top management’s due diligence.  JDA CEO’s letter to the company’s stakeholders can be read in full here. Certainly, while a bruising defeat, this event is not the end of JDA by any stretch of imagination. If nothing else, in the US court system, large corporations and their creative legal

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