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September 13, 2019 | Ottawa Business Journal

Already riding high on a wave of big-name customer wins and plans to relocate to a brand-new, substantially larger headquarters to accommodate its growing workforce, Kinaxis said Friday it’s adding another marquee name to its client list.

August 14, 2019 | Analytics Magazine

Unless you’ve been Rip Van Winkle, asleep in a hollow for 20 years, you’ve witnessed a big increase in the buzz around artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). 

July 29, 2019 | Ottawa Citizen

Kinaxis, which employs more than 400 in southwest Kanata, will announce Monday that it intends to lease a new headquarters building more than double the size of its current location at 700 Silver Seven Road.

June 18, 2019 | Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Lippert Components is a global supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trainer, marine and heavy truck. With multiple facilities worldwide, Lippert needed a supply chain planning solution that could integrate their systems and processes - and help improve planning across the enterprise.

June 03, 2019 | Supply Chain Dive

For the last decade, the CPG giant has been on a mission to use technology to take the guesswork out of disaster response.

March 12, 2019 | Raconteur Supply Chain Innovation Special Report

Dr. Anne G. Robinson, chief strategy officer at Kinaxis, explains how organisations can break down silos in their supply chain, enabling better collaboration and faster, more confident decision-making to help meet the changing needs of customers.

March 07, 2019 | Ottawa Business Journal

Growing up in Newfoundland, Anne Robinson had a passion for music ​– but the practical side of her brain convinced her that numbers, not notes, would be a more likely route to prosperity.

February 15, 2019 | Supply Chain Digital

Creation Technologies has digitally overhauled its supply chain capabilities and sought to upskill its talented workforce to become future supply chain leaders.

January 23, 2019 | Kinaxis Blog

Kinaxis is proud to announce Unilever has initiated a pilot engagement with RapidResponse. Unilever is one of the largest consumer packaged goods companies in the world. Unilever is an Anglo-Dutch global consumer goods company which produces some of the world’s best known brands to all corners of the world.

January 21, 2019 | Pharmaceutical Technology

Canadian supply chain technology company Kinaxis has announced its RapidResponse platform has been selected by Novartis’s technical operations unit to help the drug maker improve its supply chain management.

January 16, 2019 | PYMNTS

Digitization inevitably means technology adoption, a truth that extends into the realm of supply chain digitization. Corporates looking to streamline, enhance visibility of and safeguard their global supply chains face new pressure (and opportunity) to implement technologies that can offer connectivity with partners, and the sharing of essential data to make necessary improvements.

January 09, 2019 | PYMNTS

Professional services and accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) and supply chain management firm Kinaxis are joining forces to modernize their joint customers’ supply chains, the companies said in a press release on Tuesday (Jan. 8).

December 20, 2018 | Kinaxis Blog

One of the most exciting consumer products companies in the world, Dyson Inc., has selected Kinaxis to enhance its supply chain agility to achieve a greater competitive advantage.

October 12, 2018 | Ottawa Business Journal

Kinaxis (TSX:KXS) has a new executive in charge of its supply chain software, picking up a long-time Ottawa tech player from a recently acquired firm.

July 10, 2018 | Supply Chain Dive

"The use of technology has evolved and is an important component of S&OP," said Madhav Durbha, Vice President of Industry Strategy for Kinaxis, a Canada-based supply chain management and sales and operations software provider.  "A key foundational capacity of S&OP is the ability to evaluate a range of scenarios and be prepared for what works best," said Durbha, providing some real workplace S&OP situations.

May 02, 2018 | Ottawa Citizen

Kinaxis and Mitel Networks have a lot in common. Both are software powerhouses and pioneers of Ottawa’s tech community. Each has undergone several profound metamorphoses to ensure survival.

April 30, 2018 | Ottawa Business Journal

Kinaxis Inc. has added a leading tofu manufacturer to its platform, furthering the Ottawa-based SaaS firm’s expansions into Asia.

March 01, 2018 | The Globe and Mail

Just a few weeks into his co-op placement at Kinaxis Inc., an Ottawa-based firm that develops supply-chain management software, Liam Lafrance already sees his supervisors as career mentors.

This school semester the 17-year-old is spending weekday afternoons working on graphic design tasks alongside marketing staff who make him feel a part of the team.

February 28, 2018 | Diginomica

Concurrent planning might sound like a fancy luxury. But when you get hit with real world situations, connectivity matters. Here’s what I learned from Trevor Miles of Kinaxis about supply chain transformation. 

February 06, 2018 | Supply Chain Digital

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.

February 05, 2018 | Supply Chain Drive

With a demand planning management solution like Kinaxis, Toyota shows it understands how e-commerce has disrupted supply chains and sales and operations.

October 26, 2017 | Ottawa Business Journal

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.

October 18, 2017 | Clarkston Consulting

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.

October 17, 2017 | CBC News Canada

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.

September 11, 2017 | Ottawa Business Journal

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.