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RedPrairie and JDA Software Merger, Part Two: How Will it Work and What Should we Think?
On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie

kronos redprairie  before adding i2, while Kronos has had many good moves in that regard, and arguably Oracle as well. And RedPrairie and JDA’s merger is not necessarily a “roll-up” merger a la Infor -- there really isn’t very much overlap in products other than the obvious aforementioned transportation management system (TMS). Both companies have considerable experience in acquisitions and mergers while maintaining both innovation and healthy profit margins. By all means, this is a much bigger merger but these are

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KronosWorks 2010: Of Next-Gen User Experience & Workforce Mobility


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