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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wall Street Journal

Schneider Electric Turns to Digital Monitoring in Global Supply Chain

New technology is also making it easier for Schneider to keep tabs on suppliers deep in its supply chain, Ms. Clayton said. Last year, Schneider used cloud-based demand planning software Kinaxis to pounce on a shortage before it affected production of the company’s industrial circuit breakers.

Monday, June 15, 2015
Globe and Mail

Software company Kinaxis continues to reward investors

Investors who took a chance on a Kinaxis Inc., a cloud-based software company with a “secret sauce” for supply chain operations, have been richly rewarded since it went public a year ago, and many analysts believe the run isn’t over yet.

Friday, June 12, 2015
Ottawa Citizen

Kinaxis vs the giants: 'We will out-invent them'

Kinaxis, which specializes in supply chain management software, emerged from its IPO the way firms are meant to — by delivering solid and consistent growth in both revenues and earnings. Along the way, the company has quietly added dozens of employees, giving it nearly 300 globally — including more than 200 in Kanata.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
By Lora Cecere

Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Users are more satisfied, the implementations are shorter and there is greater Return on Investment of solutions from Best-of-Breed solution providers—especially if the best-of-breed solution providers used are industry-specific. However, in the polling data in the APICS webinar, we found that over 70% of the respondents had deployed solutions from the ERP-expansionists.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Globe and Mail

Canada’s top small and medium-sized employers feature perks and positive job growth

The winners of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers competition not only have outstanding workplaces with enlightened human resources policies, but also nearly all show positive employment growth.

Friday, March 06, 2015
Globe and Mail

Canada’s secret weapon to attract tech IPOs

A cross-listing is in the likely future for fast-growing Ottawa business software firm Kinaxis Inc., which went public on the TSX in June, 2014, and has a healthy analyst following here. The firm is eyeing the NASDAQ once its annualized revenues hit $100-million (U.S.), which could come as soon as this fall. “NASDAQ is a very viable option, especially with the multijurisdictional relationship,” says Kinaxis’ chief financial officer Richard Monkman.

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Globe and Mail

Ottawa software firm Kinaxis is finally ready for its big moment

Now the question isn’t whether Kinaxis will succeed, but how big its breakout will be. Analysts, customers and the company’s leaders compare Kinaxis to Salesforce.com, which upended business process software giants to take a place at the forefront of the never-ending drive to help companies improve efficiency. “We believe [Kinaxis] is one of the most compelling new enterprise technology companies to surface in years,” Cormark Securities analyst Richard Tse said recently.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Ottawa Business Journal

Kinaxis appoints senior vp of customer success operations

Ottawa-based Kinaxis has appointed an experienced software industry executive to the new role of senior vice-president of customer success operations, the company announced late Thursday.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Joe Paduda

NOT taking risks is what’s risky

When was the last time you saw really good marketing in this boooooring business of ours? Campaigns like Kinaxis‘ that produce brilliantly simple and quite funny brand messages for pretty dry products?
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Globe Advisor

Tech upstart quietly builds its niche

Mr. Moschopoulos says Schneider Electric SE of France, a company with 255 factories and 100 distribution centres, rolled out RapidResponse in several months and reduced its inventory by $200-million (U.S.). Arizona-based First Solar, a company with $3-billion in revenue, used RapidResponse to cut inventory by $100-million in six months.