Monday Mar 31, 2014

New upcoming BI Apps release

A new version of BI Applications is now expected imminently. This release will provide a simplified approach to unifying on-premise and cloud application data, while also delivering new analytic content and self-service access to data discovery capabilities with Endeca. Expected significant functional enhancements include:

  • A new adapter that provides out-of-box integration between Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics and Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, in complement to Financials, Order Management and Supply Chain existing adapters; Oracle Spend and Procurement Analytics enable executives, managers, and frontline employees relying on JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to benefit from increased visibility into corporate spend as well as the complete procure-to-pay process, with comprehensive analyses of procurement performance, supplier performance, supplier payable trends and employee expenses
  • Oracle BI Applications Connectors for Oracle Cloud Applications (Fusion HCM Cloud Service and Fusion CRM Cloud Service initially),
  • Oracle Talent Profile Analytics, a new Oracle Human Resources Analytics module for developing and maintaining a skilled work force,
  • Self-service access to data discovery functionality powered by Endeca Information Discovery.

Stay tuned! (any early question, please contact Jacques Senchet).

Friday Mar 28, 2014

March Newsletter is out

The latest EMEA JD Edwards Partner Community Newsletter is out now.
You can get access to the complete newsletter here.

I want to highlight one topic which came to my attention after the newsletter content was published yesterday.

Oracle Cloud Service is now Generally Available for Planning and Budgeting: (Hyperion)
This is relevant for all JDEdwards Customers and Partners to resell / implement.
Start price = $14,400 p.a. for 10 users

Thursday Mar 20, 2014

JD Edwards Business Development & Product Strategy Townhall Q4FY14 Update Call

Lyle Ekdahl and John Schiff Invite You to Join the JD Edwards Business Development & Product Strategy Townhall Q4FY14 Update Call

Please join Lyle, John and their senior management teams to hear important information on the latest JD Edwards success and product strategy updates. 

Learn about new, professional content, collateral and training resources to help you with your sales and implementation efforts.  Attend this quarterly event and take advantage of this strategic information.  This update replaces the meetings you might have attended in the past at events like Collaborate and Oracle Open World.

Here is a sneak peek at the agenda we are lining up for you:

  • Lyle – business update and Q3 recap with key wins
  • Gary and Bob – Key product announcements
  • Business Development team – Summit review, Collaborate preview, Training, OVI, OBA and more!
  • Marketing & Communications – latest content to help you sell and win!  Event updates and more!

We promise this will be an information packed hour!


Tune in Monday, March 24th, to hear firsthand the Q4 news surrounding JD Edwards, with an interactive Q&A session following the team’s update.

Monday, March 24, 2014

5:00-6:00 PM CET
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eSeminar Dial-in Information:.
Dial in: 877-664-9137
Passcode: 105539
International Call Link

Web Conference Information:
Session Number: 599 868 496
Or direct ilearning access link


Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

JD-Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle Sales Cloud: the perfect sales-to-production combination

JD-Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle Sales Cloud have many things in common: both offer a rich standard set of functionality, both can be deployed rapidly and both offer the maximum return on investment. Combined together, they deliver most of the business processes functions that are needed to run a Small or Medium Business.

  • Oracle Sales Cloud, build on the Oracle Fusion architecture using market standards such as Java, delivers all Sales Force Automation processes plus unique advanced features such as Territory Management, automatic Sales Prediction or Incentive Compensation. The Cloud based solution can be deployed within weeks and includes imbedded Customer data Hub, Analytics, Social Selling out-of-the-box. Users can work from a variety of devices or Interfaces, including mobile devices such as tablets or smartphones, as well as from Microsoft Outlook.

  • From its release 8, Oracle Sales Cloud delivers pre-packaged integration with JD-Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1, including Account & Contact data synchronization, as well as an out-of-the-box “opportunity to quote” process which enables the sales organization to create or update JDE quotes and configurations directly from their Oracle Sales Cloud opportunity screens!

Some of the benefits that any business may get from this unique combination include faster implementation, faster time to market, error reduction and better user adoption. Join the Oracle Sales Cloud partner community to find out more about the market’s most advanced Sales Force Automation cloud solution here.



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