JDA Software, Inc., an AI-driven supply chain management platform provider, today announced the opening of its new, expanded 1.6 lakh sq ft facility capable of accommodating more than 1,300 associates. The facility is one of JDA’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the others being located at Bengaluru, Monterrey (Mexico) and Warsaw (Poland. Spread over three floors, the new state-of-the-art facility is a tech-enhanced workspace that is more agile, resilient and responsive. The new facility is situated in Salarpuria Sattva Knowledge City, one of Asia’s largest and most futuristic IT complexes.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and IT, Govt. of Telangana formally inaugurated the new facility yesterday. Salil Joshi, Executive Vice President, Customer Success, JDA Software hosted the inauguration.
Interestingly, JDA had announced earlier this week that it has been honoured with the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2020, a reflection of the spirit its associates are demonstrating with the customers, partners and community at large. In line with the key objectives of achieving $2 billion by 2022 and to make JDA “the best place to work” by 2020, the company actively endorses sustainability and has also pledged to plant 2,020 trees in the state of Telangana.
“The growth of the Hyderabad facility reinforces JDA’s commitment to growing its Centers of Excellence in India,” said Mr Joshi. “As an integral part of JDA’s growth strategy, the Centre of Excellence enables us to underscore our overall focus of supply chain transformation for our customers and leverage our locations in accelerating our Autonomous Supply ChainTM vision, leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and other advanced technologies. Our new facility in Hyderabad will enable us to further boost innovation for India and the world.”
“From a humble beginning with 200 associates in 2005 in Hyderabad to about 2,500 associates across Hyderabad and Bengaluru today, JDA’s Centre of Excellence provides significant value to the organization across all business units and industry verticals enabling us to effectively serve our global customers in the local and regional markets,” said Umesh Gaur, Managing Director, CoE India, JDA Software. “Hyderabad is a prime center for tech. opportunities, and I would like to thank the Principal Secretary for his presence here today which showcases the state government’s support encouraging innovation and development in the sector.”