JDA Software

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JDA Software Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
262 Reviews

3.1
262 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • work load is not much so work life balance good (in 40 reviews)

  • gt;Good work culture with no silly rules/restrictions (in 31 reviews)


Cons
  • no work-life balance, few Product Development teams work day and night (in 8 reviews)

  • Not good Senior Management nowadays (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Legal Department  in  Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Legal Department in Scottsdale, AZ

    Pros

    JDA's salary is well above most software companies. On top of your salary you also are eligible for a yearly bonus.

    Cons

    The training could better. Although, some might like to be just thrown in to figure out how everything works.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow contractors and employees room to grow with the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good work culture, flexible

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good managers and supportive, but there is very less to learn.

    Cons

    Flexible and supportive. Good hikes.

  3.  

    Chaotic Sales Environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    JDA Does not Micro Manage. They are very well known in the Supply industry.

    Cons

    From the top down, the company does not support is sales team. They are numbers crunchers. Very little support. No on boarding strategy. Everyone competes for the same business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    clearly identify roles and remove the overlapping sales stragety

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Too much turmoil currently to do your job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance
    Great products
    Decent pay for industry

    Cons

    Lack of strategy from the top down
    Too much flux and turmoil
    Lack of internal communication
    Continuous layoffs and reorganization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New CEO needs to do a complete overall of organization. Organization has great potential to remain a leader in the Supply Chain space.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great ride, lots of unrealized potential trapped

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Compensation, Solutions, People (mostly), Flexibility

    Cons

    Medium-sized company that behaves like a multi-B$ company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Best wishes with the re-focus!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Company Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager  in  San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    Take care of people
    Good work life
    Best products in inventory management. Customer service first is the approach

    Cons

    Slow promotions.
    Cost conscious organization.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Was a great place to work until they decided to go private

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Have a lot of good people.

    Cons

    Lost vision and poor execution

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Not a bad place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible in work hours
    Very good products

    Cons

    Promotions are mainly if you have good rapo with senior managers
    very short notice for travels
    Not good in compensation

  10.  

    Company at a crossroads

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay, training opportunities, strong middle management, new interim CEO

    Cons

    Too process driven means slow progress, poor work/life balance, recent loss of really good talent, 30/70 onshore/offshore direction despite obvious warning signs

  11.  

    In transition- looking up. Many obstacles ahead

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Waukesha, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Waukesha, WI

    Pros

    Portfolio of clients; breadth of product; strategic direction; name recognition, prestige

    Cons

    Management turmoil, bloat management; diminishing WMS presence, exodus of really talented folks, $$/bottom line perspective

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your act together and get this sleeping giant wake.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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