December 2013

Dear Santa,

How are you big guy? How has your year been? Mine’s been great! The guys in IT got me some pretty sweet enhancements and applications back in April and my friends are loving them. For a JDE system, I’d say I’m running pretty top notch. How are the elves, Mrs. Claus and your reindeer? Hope everyone in the North Pole aren’t too stressed with the upcoming rush at the end of the month.

I don’t ask for much Santa, I work hard day in and day...

Authored by Sarah Mack, TeamCain

In a recent Oracle briefing Bob Mann (Senior Director of World Development at Oracle) spoke on Modernization of World as well as JD Edwards World Extensibility.  This posting will focus on the JD Edwards Extensibility portion of that briefing.

In the A8.1 release Oracle delivered User Defined Exits which provided the ability to select a user defined exit off of F24.  In A9.3 they expanded to...

Authored by Sarah Mack, TeamCain

INFOCUS was a huge success this year, with 100 more attendees than last year and 718 attendees all together representing 6 countries we can all agree that word is spreading and INFOCUS has become a monumental event for JD Edwards customers.  This year, the event included World products and networking both of which were very well received by attendees.  In a recent WUG call Bob Mann, Senior Director of World Development at Oracle, spoke in a post-INFOCUS briefing on the topics of Modernization...

Authored by Michael Guerin, TeamCain

There is a lot to bring together when it comes to a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) project including culture, systems, staff, business processes, financing and reporting and analytics.  The timing of an M&A project can be anywhere from several months to years and it all depends on the complexity of the systems, the similarities of the businesses and whether or not a company has experienced an M&A before or not. One size does not fit all and that is why it’s...

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

“Can it be that it was all so simple then, or has time re-written every line...”

Time didn’t re-write any lines but back in May of this year, Oracle announced two new real-time In-Memory applications that are now providing users the ability to complete complex logic/calculations on large data sets in real time that previously had been unavailable. The two new applications are...

Authored by Michael Guerin, TeamCain

In a Gartner report from November 2012, it was predicted “that by 2016, mid-size to large companies will spend 33% more on application integration than in 2013.” Noting this prediction, our partners over at Magic Software wrote an informative white paper called “A Smarter Way to Integrate and Mobilize JD Edwards Applications,” highlighting the options that companies have to integrate their various systems.

No one application can cover a company’s...

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

If I've learned anything from watching Game of Thrones it is that when somebody utters the phrase "winter is coming," it's to signal that difficult times are coming your way. And when it comes to your company, you won't want to be left out in the cold when the unthinkable happens! Incomplete Disaster Recovery (DR) thinking is a risk that can cost your organization dearly in both reputation and bottom line.

In this presentation we look at different kinds of disasters, the...