• Company focus: Supply chain transformation helping Avaya aim higher

    One notable example is Avaya’s implementation and expansion of RapidResponse (RR), a Gartner recognized Magic Quadrant tool from Kinaxis for supply chain planning and collaboration. Over a five year period, Avaya migrated its business processes onto the single platform.

  • Kinaxis’s John Sicard, Canopy Growth’s Bruce Linton honoured at EY gala

    Two Ottawa area entrepreneurs were celebrated among 40 Ontario finalists who gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and one of them – Kinaxis CEO John Sicard – walked away a double winner.

  • Six themes from the 2017 Kinexions conference

    The 2017 Kinexions Conference was nothing short of revolutionary. Beyond all the hype about a supply chain revolution, there were six themes that stood out as a key for Kinaxis users.

  • Disability in demand: People with autism offer employers a broader talent pool

    The business case for connecting with untapped autistic talent sold John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis, a software company based in Ottawa.

    Five individuals with autism, including his 23-year-old son Nick, work at Kinaxis. His son, who is a software tester, inspired Sicard to partner with Specialisterne. Four other individuals with autism now work for the company.

  • How Kinaxis added instant bench strength to its leadership team

    Two years, ago, Kinaxis began working with Stratford on some human resources initiatives. This engagement has expanded to include more comprehensive engagements that have paired Sicard, Paterson and Kinaxis’s leaders for R&D, marketing and customer experience with various Stratford coaches. One-on-one coaching combines with 360 Reviews to track performance and set goals.

  • People on the move: Jennifer Markey joins Ross Video as marketing VP

    Kinaxis has appointed Sarah Sedgman as chief customer officer. Sarah will be responsible for defining the strategies and programs that ensure continuous customer value across Kinaxis' employees and partners.

  • SaaS in Ottawa 2017: Big Funding, Acquisitions, and an Insatiable Demand for Talent

    Apart from the huge responses to the Work in Ottawa campaign, a simple job search for SaaS in Ottawa on sites like Indeed show over a hundred vacancies waiting to be filled. Topping the list are big company names like Accenture, IBM, Shopify, and Kinaxis.

  • Nissan using Kinaxis software to improve supply chain planning

    Nissan has begun using a software system from Kinaxis to improve the accuracy and speed of planning in its supply chain.

  • Ottawa-based Kinaxis adds automaker Nissan to RapidResponse platform

    Ottawa’s Kinaxis has added a major automaker to its client portfolio in a deal that executives are framing as a long-term partnership.

    The Kanata-based firm, which sells supply chain management software, announced last week that Nissan Motors will use its flagship RapidResponse product to track production and sales analytics across its operations.

  • Japan’s Nissan to Use Technology from Ontario’s Kinaxis for Sales, Operations Planning

    Ottawa-headquartered Kinaxis, a developer of supply chain management systems, has announced that its RapidResponse planning platform will be deployed by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. of Japan across the company’s entire supply chain.