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Code-current as a Service; What and Why?

Code-current as a Service; What and Why?

Explore what “Code-current as a Service” means to us at DWS and how it can be used within the community to better serve customers and help build stronger partnerships.
Cloud SaaS

What you REALLY get when buying cloud-based SaaS

Patrick Neary reflects on key takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld London 2020 and considers what users really get when they buy cloud-based SaaS today.
Early 2020 budget – don’t neglect testing

Early 2020 budget – don’t neglect testing

As we look to early FY2020 budgets, Frank Meskowsky highlights the importance of testing in your day-to-day and how to best plan your budgets to support it.
Performance Testing, A Necessary Evil Blog

Performance Testing, a necessary evil

Whether it's due to upgrades or software updates, performance testing is critical for users to understand and mitigate the impact of change event projects.
2020 - Are You Ready To Roar Blog Header Image

2020 – Are you ready to roar?

The last “twenties” was a period of significant change; socially, politically and technologically. As we welcome 2020, we share predictions for the year ahead.
Lighten the Load of Load Testing Blog

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.
DWS Oracle JD Edwards Leadership Forum 2019 Blog

Oracle JD Edwards Leadership Forum 2019

Barry Burke reflects on the key takeaways and insights from the recent Oracle JD Edwards Leadership Forum, held at the Beaumont Hotel in Old Windsor.
JDE E1 patches - To patch or not to patch; that is the question

To patch or not to patch; that is the question

Dom Bowker provides a deep-dive exploration of the current JDE E1 patches available, highlighting best practice approaches for deploying patches in your organization.
RPA for JDE. Are we there yet?

RPA and AI for JDE E1 testing. Are we there yet?

Are Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven project testing solutions the best option for your organization? Patrick Neary explores the pros and cons.
Evolve Innovate and Thrive

Evolve. Innovate. Thrive

Mathew Maundrill examines the benefits of organizational agility, examining how the approach can mean the difference between thriving and merely surviving.
Have you gotten with the program?

Have you gotten with the program?

Patrick Neary moves beyond the intentions of JDE E1 users having a strategy to get current and stay current. Asking what you are doing to implement it!
Reflections on INFOCUS 2019

Reflections on INFOCUS 2019

Patrick Neary reviews INFOCUS 2019, reflecting on key themes and takeaways from the event as well as discussing the evolving JD Edwards E1 environment.
Review of JDE Summit 2019 Blog

A review of JDE Summit 2019

Dave Harrison reviews the recent JDE Summit 2019, highlighting key takeaways customers need to be aware of from Oracle JD Edwards' landmark partner event.
I'm Sorry. Can You Repeat That? Repeater Function Blog Image

I’m sorry. Can you repeat that?

Denis Tishchenko takes a deep dive into Dimension SwifTest's repeater function, showing how this can transform your JDE E1 functional testing.
Innovation and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Innovation and JDE EnterpriseOne

Patrick Neary explores the latest innovation in ERP and how these developments in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne can help solve your business challenges.
Collaborate19: A different venue, a different vibe

Collaborate19: A different venue, a different vibe

Barry Burke reviews Collaborate19, exploring the impact of a new venue and vibe as well as highlighting some key JDE developments for the year ahead.
DWS Going Places With JD Edwards

DWS is going places with JD Edwards

Patrick Neary looks forward to an exciting few months ahead, discussing the latest innovations, key insights and expectations from the JD Edwards community.
Oracle announce JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.2 Update 3

JD Edwards E1 Landscape – Q1 2019

Patrick Neary examines the results of the recent Quest Community JDE E1 Survey, exploring the status of the JDE E1 Landscape and the outlook for 2019.
regularly benchmark test your JDE E1 System

Why regularly benchmark test your JDE system

Barry Burke explores the importance of regularly benchmark testing your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (JDE E1) system, highlighting the benefits this can deliver.
European Oracle JDE E1 User Groups Roundup

European Oracle JDE E1 User Groups Roundup

Patrick Neary reflects on the recent series of regional Oracle user group events attended as well as key topics and trends facing JDE E1 users today.
Test your JDE E1 implementation, not the application

Test your JDE E1 implementation, not the app

Patrick Neary explores the importance of testing your enterprise JDE E1 implementation, not just the application as well as how to own this process.
Celebrating 20 years of continuous innovation

Celebrating 20 years of continuous innovation

Barry Burke reflects on the past 20 years of DWS' development and continuous innovation as well as looking to the future for DWS and Oracle JDE E1.
Agnostic JDE E1 Support Blog

Does where you host your JDE E1 make a difference?

Patrick Neary examines the impact of "the cloud" on your JDE E1 system and the role of agnostic JDE E1 support as you plan/implement your migration path to the cloud.
Your modernized JD Edwards practices

Your modernized JD Edwards E1 practices

Patrick Neary explores key takeaways on the modernized JD Edwards practices promoted at the recent INFOCUS 2018 and JDE Partner Summit in Denver, Colorado.
JDE E1 Upgrade - Certainty on your planning can save you thouands

Save thousands on your JDE E1 upgrade

Knowing for certain how long your JDE E1 upgrade will take can save you thousands. Lee Balsom explores the solutions available to achieve great savings.
Oracle Cloud Applications - What do JDE customers need to know

What JDE customers need to know about Oracle Cloud

What do you need to know about Oracle Cloud Applications? Barry Burke explores the emergence of Oracle Cloud and the key considerations for your business.
Hidden Benefits of SwifTest

Uncovering The Hidden Benefits of SwifTest

Denis Tishchenko explores the hidden benefits of SwifTest, highlighting how products can surprise you by delivering on things they were never designed for.
JDE E1 9.2 Upgrade - Can't Wait? Don't wait!

JDE E1 9.2 Upgrade – Can’t wait? Don’t wait!

Are you still waiting to action your JDE E1 9.2 upgrade? Explore the common concerns facing organizations and reasons why the time is right now to migrate.
Oracle JDE E1 ESUs - Close the gap to your upgrade

How ESUs close the gap to your upgrade

How can adopting a code-current strategy to deploy Oracle ESUs allow you to reduce the technical retrofitting challenges and close the gap to your next upgrade.
Oracle ESU friend; not foe

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.

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