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How ESU’s close the gap to your upgrade

How can adopting a code-current strategy to deploy Oracle ESU’s allow you to reduce the technical retrofitting challenges and close the gap to your next upgrade.

Oracle ESU; friend, not foe

How can we as JDE users make peace with the recurring unwillingness to apply Oracle ESUs to our systems and transform this into a business asset.

Leaving Las Vegas!

Collaborate remains a “must attend” event for DWS and 2018 didn’t disappoint. Our 10th show offered up some key JDE developments for the year ahead and beyond.

How to lighten the load of Load Testing

The failure of customer-facing systems can be an embarrassing/costly experience; mitigating this risk while deploying the right solutions can only lighten the load.

Celebrating 20 years of innovation in action

The enthusiasm of youth is a great thing. In 1998, my partners and I made a bold decision to set up Developing World Systems Limited (DWS). At the time, we had no idea of what lay ahead of us.

Taking the guesswork out of upgrade planning

Just how big is your modified footprint? It’s a question we all ask and accurately identifying what you have and what you need is the age-old challenge for effective upgrade planning.

Why your modified footprint is too big

We’ve all heard the cry “No modifications!” from various Project and IT Managers. There’s no denying having a vanilla system is a great place to be …. until the first modification is required.

Avoid Groundhog Day for JDE EnterpriseOne testing

It’s Groundhog Day this Friday. For some analysts, that's exactly how they feel when they are required to test the same workflows and scenarios over and over again.

To patch or not to patch; that is the question

Some E1 customer sites may not be aware that Oracle releases security advisories for E1 and that there are important security patches available for Oracle products.

JD Edwards Mobile Apps: 5 years on

Just before the JDE17 conference I wrote a blog about some interesting elements of JDE Mobile Apps.

Christmas comes early for JD Edwards users

Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you will have heard about Digital Transformation and how it is transforming the workplace
JDE Mobile Apps

Tools Release 9.2.2 offers boost to JDE Mobile Apps

Although not a major feature it certainly piqued my interest, because of a mobile application I recently developed for a client.

Automation is not just about test results

I was chatting with a customer last week about how she was using test automation to reduce the time and effort involved in functional testing.

Continuous Delivery – the future for JD Edwards E1

I have been a part of the thriving JD Edwards global community for over 25 years. In that time, I have witnessed wholesale changes.

Building a Business Case for Test Automation

Are you part of an IT department or test team interested in implementing test automation for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne?

10 ways Test Automation adds value to your business

Whilst it’s true to say that all testing can be carried out manually; it takes time to plan, build, execute, evaluate and document every test.

Test Automation. Is it right for you?

When it comes to assessing the efficiency of JDE E1 test planning and execution, organisations should adopt a pragmatic approach.

Test Automation. What’s it all about?

Research reveals that, for the ERP community, testing can account for up to 70% of the time and effort spent on any significant change project.

Better, faster, smaller…more! Oracle JDE E1 projects.

In this post we explain how you can run more Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne projects and why you should aspire to do so.

Never perform a major ERP upgrade again! Really?

I heard a few things during the JD Edwards keynote at the UKOUG conference last week that got me thinking.

Change Management for JD Edwards E1 customers

In a rapidly changing world of technology and competition, it is important to keep your ERP application up to date.

Best Practice for Upgrade JDE EnterpriseOne 5/5

In this final blog in the series, we address the issues involved in adopting and maintaining a code current strategy.
JDE E1 Testing Options

Best Practice for Upgrading JDE EnterpriseOne 4/5

Blog 4 in the series reviews some of the key challenges regarding the management and automation of JDE E1 functional testing.

Best Practice for Upgrading JDE EnterpriseOne 3/5

Blog 3 in the series explores how you can minimize your testing effort by focusing on just what needs testing.

Best Practice for Upgrading JDE EnterpriseOne 2/5

Blog 2 in the series focuses on the upgrade challenges facing developers, project managers and quality assurance.

Best Practice for Upgrading JDE EnterpriseOne 1/5

In this series of blogs we will be exploring some best practice approaches to upgrading your E1 system and staying code-current.

JDE15 – Our thoughts

With JDE15 now over and everyone’s thoughts turning towards Christmas and a well earned break, it is worth a quick reflection on the key points to […]

JDE15 – Key Themes

JDE15 – Key Themes With Oracle having recently announced the availability of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2, attention at this year’s UKOUG JD Edwards conference (JE15) will […]

A Review of Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Testing the streets of San Francisco So, another year has come and gone. We got to listen to Elton tickling the ivories in great style and […]

Code current – removing the barriers

I wonder if your organization has made the commitment to adopt a code current or content current strategy with your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne implementation. According to […]

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