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Victoria Brown

Senior Research Analyst

Victoria Brown is a Senior Research Analyst supporting IDC Retail Insights. In this role, she spearheads the retail supply chain research program, covering critical topics such as inventory management, warehouse management, logistics, and omni-channel distributed order orchestration to support IT leaders at top retailers around the globe.     

BACKGROUND
Prior to joining IDC in 2015, Victoria served as a supply chain leader for Frito Lay North America where she oversaw daily warehouse operations and network optimization.  Earlier in her career, Victoria spent time in Software Quality across supply chains within Vistaprint, and was responsible for new product roll outs.  She also has worked with Procter & Gamble on some of their Warehouse re-designs, and network inefficiencies.

EDUCATION/INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • M.S. in Operations Design – Supply Chain Management from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Foisie School of Business
  • B.S. in Management Engineering – Operations Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Six Sigma Green Belt from the Institute of Industrial Engineers

Follow Victoria on Twitter @VJABrown.

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JDA, Honeywell, and Blackstone — What's the Deal?

Aug 2016 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS41688316

by: Victoria BrownGreg Girard,  John Santagate Jr.

On August 19, 2016, JDA announced that its parent company, New Mountain Capital, has partnered with Blackstone (NYSE: BX) in a $570 million equity investment. The injection of capital will be used to retire existing debt (of which JDA has o...
This IDC Perspective looks at several ways in which the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving change in the supply chain. The use of IoT technologies is indeed increasing across the supply chain. The ability to connect the physical world with...
This IDC study describes how retailers can digitally transform (DX) curated merchandise life-cycle management, one of five key retail DX strategies outlined in IDC's retail use case taxonomy (see IDC's Worldwide Digital Transformation Use C...
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