JD Edwards INFOCUS 2018 Keynote Recap

JD Edwards INFOCUS 2018 Keynote Recap

Discover what you might have missed from the keynote address during the deep-dive JD Edwards conference

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INFOCUS 2018 was a record-breaking event in terms of attendance, according to conference host Quest Oracle Community. Those attendees chose from more than 220 deep-dive sessions on 10 tracks, networked with JD Edwards professionals and other users and got a first look into what’s coming for the enterprise software. Missed the keynote? Review the highlights below in our INFOCUS 2018 keynote recap.

JD Edwards – You Make It Happen

Oracle has heard customers’ dedication to JD Edwards and the system’s continued utility in business. As previously announced, JD Edwards users can access cumulative updates to the existing release through the Continuous Innovation delivery model.

Lyle Ekdahl, senior vice president and general manager of Oracle JD Edwards, also highlighted the continuation of Oracle’s premier support for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne through at least 2030.

As for functionality, the focus is on low- or no-code options. Whether that’s utilizing tools within the software or integrating services from partners, the push to do business through JD Edwards is with personalization, not customization.

With new JD Edwards features, users can transform multiple processes, including:

  • Automation of manual tasks
  • Error elimination
  • Shorter cycle times and improved processes
  • Personalization rather than customization
  • Extension to mobile workers, field staff, machines and suppliers


JD Edwards EnterpriseOne continues to include innovative tools that follow the latest technology trends. Emphasis is on how companies can personalize their systems to perform necessary functions, or be “smarter.” The flexibility exists within JDE Orchestrator to automate processes, reducing manual labor and time to perform integral tasks. Users can also create a pre-set list of rules within Orchestrator that instructs the system to make certain decisions without human intervention.

One of those smart decisions is to notify users about designated tasks through the EnterpriseOne Notifications tool. Whether those are project delays, health and safety issues, strategic orders, supply orders needed or other actions, designated recipients can receive alerts via email, mobile apps, text, message centers and more.

To watch the keynote in full, click here.

INFOCUS Presentation Recap: How to Set Up Notifications in JD Edwards Orchestrator

The JDE User Experience was a hot topic at INFOCUS 2018. One example of new UX features is the ability to set up notifications within JD Edwards Orchestrator that will alert you when a situation requires attention, transforming your user experience. Scroll through Terillium’s INFOCUS presentation by David Toal to see how to set up notifications.