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Is your organization considering implementing a new ERP system? Then you must think carefully about the implementation process because this can have a significant impact on your employees. In this whitepaper you can read how Interfood successfully implemented JD Edwards ERP. Interfood is a leading multinational, with sixteen offices spread across the world, which deals in dairy products. All these offices worked with different ERP systems. The first office that switched to the new system was the office in the Netherlands. Sanne van Hoeij, Change Facilitator and HR Advisor at Interfood, shares the secret to success.
The first step of the implementation process is to put together a project team. In this way you have a team that is dedicated to the implementation. In this case the project team consists of Global and Local Key Users of the ERP system from the main disciplines of Interfood. In addition, Key Users with a focus on IT, Data and Reporting were also part of the project team, as was Sanne, the HR colleague responsible for change management.
It is very important to keep all your employees updated about the project. In this way they know what to expect from the implementation. Information you could include are specifics of the project, why it was initiated and the expected timeframe. Interfood sent a digital newsletter to all employees worldwide every two to three months to update them. In addition, vlogs were made, and various employees shared their experiences with the new system.
In this white paper you will read how Interfood applied change management to implement JD Edwards ERP. Do you want to know how you can apply change management with your ERP implementation? Download the whitepaper “How Interfood incorporates change management into the ERP implementation process”.
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Having the right information and the ability to respond to it quickly are vital to business success. Enterprise users want a responsive, easy-to-understand user interface that gives them immediate access to the data they need, and simple ways to act on that information. UX One addresses that need by providing an intuitive, modern interface that makes it easy for users to engage with the information in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.Download
Consumers want shorter delivery times, the best products and continuous updates on the status of their order. However, profit margins in the manufacturing industry and other sectors are thin. Organizations must inevitably embrace the digital transformation if they aim to meet these requirements. However, this awareness does not seem to have fully sunk in yet.Download
Software robots make our lives easier every day. They help us to plan routes, drive neatly between the lines on the road, choose the right film and plan meetings. There are also numerous ways in which software can take repetitive work off our hands in the business world. The best thing about this development is that you can now automate systems yourself, with no programming knowledge.Download
A few years ago, most CIOs would hesitate at the idea of putting their mission-critical JD Edwards data in the public cloud. Now, the public cloud is a proven, secure, and reliable option for even the most sensitive data. Enterprises have been successfully migrating their JDE environments to public clouds to gain benefits including increased agility and lower costs.Download
We are already steered by big data for much of the day. Video services present us with our next movie, music services do the same with our favourite music and navigation dynamically calculates the fastest route. Although we use big data everywhere, it is still not widespread in the business world. Nevertheless, the technology is available and the implementation takes far less time and resources than most companies think.Download
The story of how a Tier 1 automotive supplier, improved their Supply Chain Planning through Automated processing of Demand Signals.Download
The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Orchestrator is a powerful integration solution that has been available since 2015. Since then, there have been many functional expansions. Notifications is one of these. To learn more about Notifications and the Orchestrator check out this white paper from Forza.Download
For many of us blockchain equals crypto currency. But virtual currency like Bitcoin is just one blockchain’s many applications. This white paper describes 5 practical applications for the supply chain. Get inspired and discover the added value of blockchain for your company.Download
For a very long time, enterprise software was hard to use, hard to look at, and even harder to understand. Green screens and clunky interfaces were the norm. But the software world has changed. Enterprise users are demanding that their software be intuitive, functional, and even pleasing to look at. Oracle understands this and has transformed their JD Edwards EnterpriseOne software to meet the demands of an evolving marketplace.Download
When an organization makes the transition to a new ERP system, this can have a significant impact on its employees. A good dose of patience and perseverance are essential. This white paper describes how you can implement a new ERP system with the help of change management.Download
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne notifications enable you to improve your business efficiency through the use of proactive notifications that are actionable. Proactive notifications enable the system to notify users of business events as they happen without the need for the user to be online. This white paper describes performance characterization testing performed with the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne notification feature running on an Oracle Linux-based virtual machine.Download
By combining their ERP system with the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses will be able to control various parts of the supply chain automatically. This makes it easier to assure continuity, while automating and streamlining asset and stock management. While most IoT narratives are all theory, this white paper illustrates how IoT can help businesses reduce costs and increase profits.Download
It’s tricky being a competitive player in the dairy industry. This is due to sharp price fluctuations, consumers and government agencies demanding more and more data and contracts becoming increasingly complex. Many dairy companies have a relatively high cost structure. So how can they keep track of things and manage their ever more complex operational organization within this unpredictable industry?Download
Although wine involves many centuries of tradition, these days the wine market is barreling ahead. Wine producers are tripping over each other in their haste to launch new products and direct-to-market marketing concepts. How will the role of distributors and retailers change? How can wine producers obtain a firmer grip on their production, sales and margin? Which trends and technological opportunities exist, from the vineyard right through to the marketing? That and more you can read in this white paper.Download
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne solutions can help you integrate all aspects of your business— including customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, supply chain management, and supplier relationship management. Download this white paper to learn what JD Edwards EnterpriseOne could do for you.Download
Today’s largest companies have unique needs. In the ever challenging marketplace, they need software that enables them to innovate, scale and keeps them on the leading edge. This white paper explains why JD Edwards for large companies is the-best-in-class solution in scalability, innovation, and low TCO.Download
Businesses are facing fundamental changes, driven by rapidly developing technologies and changing demands of customers. To ensure a future-proof way of doing business, each organization must develop a strategy for their digital transformation. How far is your organization on this digital journey? This white paper describes how JD Edwards EnterpriseOne can support the path towards digital transformation.Download
When organizations grow beyond fiscal boundaries and time zones, continuity and overview are regularly thrown into disarray. What problems do companies struggle with when working across borders, and how do they solve them?Download
At Oracle user conferences, cloud computing and the move towards IT managed services are popular topics to discuss. But the opinion of current JDE users about that is less widely expressed. In this independent research study, 75 current users of Oracle’s JD Edwards Enterprise One have been asked about their experience with this ERP-system and their demands for the future.Download
Are you considering whether JD Edwards Enterprise One is a suitable ERP solution for your company and the field you operate in? This easy-to-implement system ensures better cooperation between different business units and improves efficiency. Read on to find out why this solution is a perfect match for your organization and how current JDE users take advantage of this solution.Download
Success is guaranteed when all your apps are SaaS! We often read this hallelujah marketing in promotional leaflets. Al lot of times, the honest story is not told. Sometimes it is better to solve IT differently, and certainly when it comes to ERP. There are several possibilities in this, which you can read in the white paper ‘It's cloud Jim, but not as we know it’.Download
As our business environment becomes more and more connected, security is a hot item in today’s organizations. But what to start with? Read in this guide how to protect your ERP system in 16 phases. Download the white paper and make sure your data stays out of the hands of hackers and cyber criminals.Download
Off course your organization has many different business units, different disciplines and different job roles. All working together for the same business goal, everyone works in JD Edwards Enterprise One but has different needs. The answer to this need for customization lies in Enterprise One Pages.Download
It is certainly not the case that all mining companies are flourishing. Because of the low average prices and moderate outlook for global economic growth, mining companies will have no choice but to start working with new technological innovations. This increases profits and the stockholder value, while also improving staff safety.Download
Companies in the engineering and construction field face the same problems. The industry is one of the least automated in the world and projects are all being treated as ‘individual’ projects, which leads to the same issues have to be solved over and over again. It is clear that there is room for improvement here.Download
Companies in the project development and engineering sector continuously lose millions on their billion-dollar projects, sometimes in just a few hours. The reason is often that they do not have the whole picture. This white paper discusses the trends that make it increasingly difficult for companies in this sector to generate profits. Chain integration and digitization can turn the tide for them.Download
For years now, manufacturing products have had to be brought to market faster, cheaper, and more efficiently. More and more players in manufacturing are opting for a different approach and are starting to sell services instead of products. But what is the impact of this 'servitization' on industrial manufacturing?Download
The chemical and pharmaceutical industry makes innovative products, but businesses are often operated in a traditional way. Efficiency, safety and being able to respond rapidly to the outside world are more important than ever. System and chain integration, big data and the cloud are preconditions for meeting modern-day demands.Download
Without raw materials there would be no end products, and without raw materials the global economy would grind to a halt. The prices of commodities are highly volatile and still relatively low. An epidemic could break out without warning, or an armed conflict might suddenly flare up. The prices are at the mercy of constantly changing direct and indirect factors. Commodity traders are responsible for obtaining as many insights into price-determining factors as possible. This is possible with the right tools.Download
The wholesale industry is under considerable pressure worldwide. Retailers and consumers are demanding increasingly short delivery times and margins are under pressure. At the same time, business growth is stagnating and wholesalers are under threat of being forced out of business by their former partners in the chain. With the erosion of the revenue model, innovation is the only way to survive.Download
Consumers are clamoring for quality products that are healthier and fresh. Furthermore, food safety is under constant scrutiny and margins are under pressure. How can food and drink manufacturing companies get the margins under control under these circumstances? And how can they keep innovating? The answer appears to lie in economies of scale, big data and supply chain integration.Download
In the real estate sector, processes must run securely, flawlessly and be traceable for audits. An ERP allows a real estate company to operate more efficiently, flexibly and modern with a single version of the truth. Efficiency can be greatly boosted by integrating finances with other administrative functions and automating the workflow.Download
The enterprise resource planning (ERP) market continues to shift rapidly as the adoption of cloud-based systems increases and vendors add capabilities to an already competitive landscape. Nucleus’s 2016 ERP Value Matrix reflects the shift to cloud as vendors are making large investments in their cloud offerings, with mobile functionality, internet of things (IoT), and embedded analytics as the table stakes. Download the complete Nucleus report and read more about the improvements included in Tools 9.2 Update 1 and Oracle JD Edwards commitment to invest in helping their customers keep pace and leverage the latest technologies.Download
Treasury has increasingly become an important role in manufacturing, trading and distribution companies. Treasury departments use data from bank applications and data from ERP applications like JD Edwards. This article describes some practical examples on how you can use JD Edwards data to set up and support your treasury activities.Download
Companies are under pressure to respond to customer demand ever more rapidly. Whether in wholesale, industry, construction, engineering, food, or consumer packaged goods, ERP is the cornerstone of an organization. And that foundation has to be adaptable to the constantly changing technological requirements imposed on the business. The ERP has to link up with an application landscape that, these days, is concentrated increasingly in the cloud. How do you ensure a future-proof ERP and how can organizations take their first steps toward cloud computing?Download
Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution: Industry 4.0 or Smart Manufacturing. Cyber-physical technology advances are driving how information is captured and used in manufacturing and how consumers interact with the products they buy.Download
Commodity trading companies are highly subject to change. Staying in the game and remaining profitable as a commodity trading company means business processes have to be fully supported by automated systems. In this whitepaper, we take a look at the challenges for commodity trading companies, which solutions are available now and what a fully integrated ERP/CTRM solution can do for you.Download
Technical developments are coming thick and fast, and the world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is no exception. The switch from on-premises data centers to the cloud is one of the most significant changes. In the white paper Freedom of choice is an asset with JD Edwards in the cloud you can read about how flexibly JD Edwards can be used in your current and future IT infrastructure.Download
In today’s world, customers and companies are more demanding than ever. This requires an ERP system that is flexible and future-proof. ERP is the financial and logistical cornerstone of companies, so it has to be state-of-the-art. The strength of JD Edwards ERP is that it employs the most modern technology in the heart of the application landscape. It is fully open to cloud and other available applications and technologies.Download
A new ERP solution promises efficient chain management, cost reduction and increased flexibility. Unfortunately, however, the results often fall short of these promises due to an unsuccessful ERP implementation. In this short guide you will find 8 best practices that will make an ERP implementation successful for your organisation.Download
A new ERP solution promises efficient chain management, cost reduction and increased flexibility. Unfortunately, however, the results often fall short of these promises. A poor ROI is often due to mistakes made during implementation. By reading the white paper 10 pitfalls of ERP implementation, you can increase your chances of maximising your return and achieving the desired improvement in quality with a new ERP solution.Download
Where a traditional ERP system doesn't fit into the modern day organisation, a new age ERP system can offer companies in the manufacturing industry more flexibel and more room for innovation. An investment in a completely new modern ERP system or the upgrading/expanding of the current system will be essential. But in the long run these investments will not only reduce overall cost but will also increase your time-to-market. In this whitepaper we will discuss the 7 biggest ERP trends and developments that are currently relevant to the manufacturing industry.Download
This white paper focuses on how Oracle JD Edwards applications provide an integrated Internet of Things platform which will revolutionize the industrial world by increasing operating effectiveness and revenue while at the same time reducing costs and helping to address compliance related needs.This white paper will introduce you to the Internet of Things and suggest how you can start implementing this exciting technology today to further enhance your organization’s business process.Download
Chief Financial Officers in middle class organizations face the same challenges as their colleagues in larger companies. CFOs of mid-large organizations are expected to have tight control over their financial management and all have information about maintaining their business performance. They are the strategic heart of the organization and IT investments are of great importance to them. This document displays a brief overview of different visions of CFOs on the changes in the role of CFO, including: the challenges and the strategies they use in their business to offer a successful future.Download
By using business data in intelligent business processes, companies can excel to new heights. Want to know more about business intelligence solutions that can help your organization? Download the white paper here without obligation 'Driving Innovation Through Analytics.Download
Companies can achieve many benefits from cloud computing and specifically infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Cloud computing has matured into a sophisticated model for corporations. When designing a cloud architecture infrastructure, multiple design methodologies are available. The choice of the appropriate method is of crucial importance in which the integration and optimization of components is the key to success.Download
Manufacturers and distributors of consumer goods are under pressure to deliver a wider variety of good quality products. The deteriorated economy and rising transport costs require improved monitoring and a better picture of the profitability of products, while the themes of environmental and product safety ensure the traceability of products is becoming increasingly important.Download
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