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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2: Why Now Is the Time to Upgrade

on 5/29/19 10:30 AM By | Mike Williams | 1 Comment | Oracle JDE Enterprise One JD Edwards
Oracle first introduced the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 Release almost four years ago. Yet, more than 50% of users still have not upgraded their JD Edwards instance to Enterprise 9.2. Those who have upgraded are reporting significant benefits from its transformational new business capabilities including increased security, mobility, and improved real-time insights. So, what are you waiting for? Some companies have delayed this important upgrade because of a lack of IT resources. Others have put it off in fear of the process. If you fall into either category, you aren’t alone — but this is where the benefits of a managed service provider can come into play to help you check the upgrade off your list. Want quick answers to your upgrade Q’s? Click here.
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The NetSuite Management Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

on 9/11/18 2:36 PM By | Mike Williams | 0 Comments | Managed Services IT Management ERP NetSuite
As much as those of us in the business of IT would like to believe it, the truth is most executives don’t have the optimization of their ERP systems top of mind at all times. And frankly, you shouldn’t have to. A solid ERP solution should be practically invisible to those who need it, with the heavy lift of keeping it running smoothly tucked away with the watchful eye of your IT team.
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Building a Strong Database Maintenance Strategy

on 9/19/17 10:56 AM By | Mike Williams | 0 Comments | Database Management Database Administration
At first glance the terms maintenance and strategy may seem to be at polar opposite ends of the IT lexicon. The former calls to mind the daily grind of all that is required to keep all of your enterprise apps up and running to keep your business running smoothly. The latter evokes visions of smart, industry-redefining actions that will give a company a competitive edge.
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Who’s Watching the Shop this Holiday Season?

on 11/21/16 11:34 AM By | Mike Williams | 0 Comments | Database Management Database Administration Remote DBA
‘Tis definitely the season for good cheer, good fun, and vacation days. But while you and your IT staff are enjoying family, friends, and turkey, who’s keeping an eye on key business processes and services?
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Hey You! Get On To My Cloud!

on 3/15/16 10:00 AM By | Mike Williams | 0 Comments | Cloud Strategy Cloud
Ah yes. Mick! The Stones! 1965! Get Off of My Cloud is a classic, but the foresight they had is incredible—to see the Private Cloud that far in advance! Ok, ok, so this blog post is not about a history of the Stones, but the reference is there. There was no cloud computing in 1965. Well, there’s actually an interesting document from March 30, 1965 where Western Union, of all companies, mapped out a strategic plan that is effectively Cloud computing. What could have been. So, let’s fast forward and start talking about the Cloud. A lot has changed over those years. There are many versions of Cloud solutions to be considered. It isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach, and folks should understand that.
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