Data Purging & Archiving

How Long Does a Purge Project Take?

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

It is the age old question that has plagued IT crowds for many decades. Well, maybe not decades per se... And I guess the item that has plagued IT crowds is when they have to ask “Did you try turning it on and off again?” Nonetheless, this is the subject that can add some worry to an already swamped IT employee. The fear is that a purge project is a neverending project and that the initial purge of the years of data will take forever. This really isn’t the case.

Indi-Alana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Archived Data

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

Through my various adventures, I’ve discovered that both JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World users haven’t been thinking about a data purge – over 60% said they have never purged or archived. I understand that the thought of a purge project can be daunting but by putting a purge project off, you’re running the risk of too much information which can hurt your system and business in the long run.

The Case for Data Purging in JD Edwards

Authored by Michael Guerin, TeamCain

All too often we see and talk with customers who have not done a data purge in 7, 10, even 14 years (what’s your number?). I’d like to explore here the “whys” we hear the most, and what you should consider if they apply to you.

By the way, you are not alone – our surveys show that the main reasons why organizations don’t purge their JDE data are: