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Graniterock: Integrating Enterprise Project Management with JD Edwards

For the past 118 years, family-owned Graniterock has continually manufactured construction, mining, and engineering materials, also serving as a construction company. It has retail stores as well, plus a transportation division that transports construction materials throughout the Bay Area area of California. In total, it has five regions, twelve divisions and 42 branches. Because Graniterock […]

ERP strategy for vendors

7 Essential Components of a JD Edwards ERP Strategy

I love analogies and my talks with customers are usually full of them. To me, they create a link between technology and business drivers. Technology alone isn’t always enough. Yes, you may own a robust suite of applications to meet business requirements, but you also need a strategy that will enable you to maximize the value […]

Make Your JD Edwards ERP System More Nimble with Continuous Delivery

In the world of software development and deployment, there has always been a lifecycle associated with product releases. They were usually large, very intensive both in cost and labor, and disruptive to the business. Recently, Oracle’s JD Edwards development team changed that lifecycle by adopting a continuous delivery model. Continuous delivery is a set of […]

InFocus Recap 2018

Quest’s InFocus Conference was the year’s deepest dive into all things JD Edwards and where users ventured to Denver, Colorado to learn how to maximize their investment in the solution through collaboration. It was the organization’s biggest InFocus conference to date. CSS was at this year’s conference in the mile-high city and hosted five educational […]

ERP Implementation Success Stories: Part III

No two implementations of Oracle solutions follow the same path. Each enterprise, its challenges, and its ultimate solution can each be quite different. What is the same is the ability of CSS consultants to find the right applications, implementations, and overall solutions for the client being served. Here are three examples. LiDestri Foods Case Study […]

Benefits of Integrated Solutions: Sourcing, P2P, Supplier Management

This post is focused on the decision of selecting a niche vendor solution versus an ERP module that is seamlessly integrated. The question is often asked: Niche solution or the module from the ERP provider? There are many answers from various perspectives including: Niche vendor or perceived “best of breed” ERP/financials provider CIO CFO Procurement/sourcing […]

Top Three JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools To Solve Problems for Engineering & Construction Companies

Enterprises often phase in their enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, which means that CSS consultants are often asked how to prioritize implementation of applications. Because our consultants have an average of 14 years experience with construction and engineering ERP solutions, we decided to share a typical prioritization for these industries, with the caveat being that […]

When to Upgrade Your JD Edwards ERP System and How to Apply Best Practices

By Jim Miller, Vice President of Managed Services, CSS International, Inc. To get the most out of your JD Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, it’s crucial to be on a fairly current version. If you aren’t running at least the 9.1 version of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, you cannot receive its full benefits, from its […]

Oracle Procurement Cloud & JD Edwards: In-Depth Look at Skanska USA – Webcast Replay

Skanska USA faced multiple problems, largely because of scalability issues. It had made 20 different acquisitions, challenging in and of itself, with each of its five regions in the United States following different procedures without any standardized best practices. Because of this unfettered growth, it was unable to track relevant information effectively enough, leading to […]

Benefits of Application Monitoring in JD Edwards

By Jim Miller, Vice President of Managed Services, CSS International, Inc. As users of JD Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems already know, JD Edwards can seamlessly integrate business functions—from financial to human capital, and from project management to procurement, supply chain management and more. Data entry in the system has some rules, and there […]

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