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JD Edwards Year-End Processing: Avoiding Guesswork and Legwork

Posted by ManageForce | 8/31/15 6:46 AM

Payroll processing electronic software updates (ESUs) are already available, and 1099 ESUs are expected in mid-December.  

 

  • Are you ready to process 1099s in JD Edwards?

  • Are you ready to process W-2s and T4s in JD Edwards?

  • Do you know how to navigate the year-end procedures in JD Edwards?

  • Have you explored whether Oracle’s new BI Publisher for JDE is a good fit for this year’s form creation? 

ManageForce can help you answer these questions, eliminate the guesswork, and alleviate the time crunch. Our Oracle experts make JDE year-end processing a walk in the park—from planning to execution, and everything in between. As with any project, we’ll sit down with you to determine business drivers, scope area, inclusions, and any exclusions, based on your needs. As part of defining scope area, we’ll explore:

 

  • Application configuration and support

  • Technical considerations, including installation of supporting ESUs

  • Functionality and security to ensure employees are able to perform and access the information and reporting needed

  • Testing of the application

  • Training and end-user documentation 

  • Custom modifications, if needed

 

 

Preventing Year-End Headaches with ManageForce 

Our methodology, while incorporating traditional packaged software concepts, is specifically constructed to facilitate the most effective implementation of the particular aspects of the JD Edwards applications. We’ll also build a custom timeline with key milestones outlined to help ensure your success and allow you to focus onpressing year-end business needs—and not just the technology supporting them. 

 

Plan

  • Solution requirements definition

  • Solution presentation

  • Project planning

  • Project kick-off

 

Design

  • Solution definition workshops

  • Solution design

  • Solution process-flow mapping

  • Project team training

  • GAP analysis

  • Technical specification

  • Security design

 

Build

  • Software installation

  • Application configuration

  • Custom application development/code retrofitting

  • Set up security model

 

Test

  • Unit testing

  • Conference room pilot (CRP)

  • Integrated system testing (UAT)

  • Performance testing

 

Train

  • End-user foundation training

  • End-user application training

  • Communication plan

 

Implement

  • Cut-over plan

  • Go-live authorization

  • Data transition

  • Production technical configuration

  • Post go-live support and transition to managed services, if needed

 

We’re here to help with virtually any aspect of strategizing and planning for new functionality, enhancements, or reporting in the coming year.

 

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Topics: JD Edwards

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