JD Edward is basically an integrated application which can combine business value, deep industry experience and standard based technology into a solution at a low cost. It is designed to assist company's operations and it helps in managing finance, projects, suppliers, assets, manufacturing and fulfillment.
It suits the requirements of mid-sized companies and provides industry specific solution to various organizations. The software allows easy and fast execution of operations. It is scalable and provides adaptable architecture, which provides future growth. It is easy to use and maintain.
Customers can maximize returns on assets, run the supply chain efficiently, streamline the order fulfillment processes, and deliver projects within budget and on time.
JDE modules include solutions for enterprise foundation, technical foundation, inventory management, real estate management, forecasting, workforce management, time and expense management, homebuilder management, procurement, subcontract management, manufacturing and order. Let's look at the major features of this business application in JD Edward ERP review.
The benefits and features of JD Edward ERP software are -
1. It has object-oriented architecture where the logic and data are treated as different objects.
2. The applications can be accessed through internet and it comes with high security which allows only authorized users to access the data.
3. JD Edward ERP has open-platform which supports different operating systems, databases and middleware of various vendors. Integrated and business driven application supports wide range of business processes.
4. It can be easily integrated to Oracle products and one tool set can be used for all applications, which make the look and feel alike.
5. The supply chain management features help in procurement, logistics and planning.
6. Global language helps the software to operate in different countries and different languages.
7. Its interface can be configured as per the requirements of the organization. It can easily integrate various new technologies such as bar code and RFID. The other things of JDE include integrated reports, mobile access and role based access to various applications.
8. The application of JDE has robust security and it can provide access only to authorized people.
9. JD Edward ERP can expand with business and it supports global languages.
10. It can be accessed from various geographical locations and units.
11. JD Edward ERP is easy to support and it can be decoded and debugged. JDE has a tool called the Serve Manager which can simplify system management. It can integrate many new concepts such as Product Packaging, Performance, and Workbench etc. Product Packaging enables the user to move JDE from one instance to other using single tool and users can access the system from one entry point.
12. It has many tools which can carry out fast and reliable upgrades such as the Software update impact analysis, Visual ER compare tools and the support assistant.
13. JD Edward ERP has a fast deployment procedure which can reduce risk and it enables the software to have future growth.
14. It reduces expenses on training, support and maintenance as it is easy to deploy and maintain.
15. Oracle's User Productivity Kit can be used to give user training and it also enables speedy deployment.
16. Oracle also provides a well defined structure for JDE which is supported by Oracle solutions and it enables JDE to best fit the needs of mid-sized companies.