TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the history and success of JD Edwards product lines as part of Oracle’s applications portfolio. Oracle has allowed the JD Edwards division to retain those traits that make it different (e.g., its modesty and no-nonsense treatment of its customers), and it remains a strong independent voice within the Oracle Applications community. Read this article for more.
management application, introduced with Oracle JD Edwards EntepriseOne 9.0 Update 1 , lets customers prioritize orders for items where demand exceeds supply (previously, this functional gap was filled via expensive customizations, despite this capability being commonly required for distribution). Users can define weighting of attributes (e.g., customer priority, requested date window, transaction types, etc.) and define event rules. The weighted average is calculated and sequenced according to priority,