Top 10 JD Edwards Sessions To Attend at BLUEPRINT 4D

Top 10 JDE Sessions at BLUEPRINT 4D

As a leading ERP software, Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is one of the most robust solutions available – with its unique depth and breadth functionality. Whether you’re in manufacturing, distribution, construction, consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, real estate and more, there’s no community quite like the JDE community.

To help JD Edwards customers navigate the full conference, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 JDE sessions not to miss at BLUEPRINT 4D.

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1. JD Edwards Keynote – The Future of ERP: Evolving from Digital to Intelligent

Gary Grieshaber, Group Vice President, Applications Development at Oracle America, Inc

Paul Houtkooper, Vice President Oracle EnterpriseOne Development at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 107980] Monday, June 6 |12:30PM - 1:30PM |Room 111

Today, many companies enjoy a competitive advantage by leveraging JD Edwards Digital Platform to drive innovation that automates, optimizes and transforms business processes. The focus now shifts toward the future and the evolution of ERP. Gary Grieshaber and Paul Houtkooper will review how Digital ERP has help customers transform their business and will share their vision for the intelligent future of ERP.

2. Recent Innovations in JD Edwards System Administration

David Bilthuis, Director at Oracle America, Inc

John Holder, Senior Principal Software Engineer at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 108080] Monday, June 6 | 1:45PM – 2:45PM | Room 109

The recent innovations in JD Edwards have transformed our systems into self-monitoring, self-healing and secure systems that can simplify and automate the system admin tasks. This session will cover the value that it brings to our system with our recent improvements in the area of kernel reconnections, server manager, and security tracking.

3. Release 22 and beyond: JD Edwards Product Update

Jeff Erickson, Senior Director Product Management at Oracle America, Inc

Keith Sholes, Senior Director, Product Management at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 107990] Monday, June 6 | 3:00PM – 4:00PM | Room 111

Release 22 delivers on JD Edwards promise of digital ERP. Join Jeff Erickson and Keith Sholes of a review of Release 22 and the innovative solutions that help you optimize your JD Edwards applications, enable those applications to be the core of your digital initiatives, and simplify and automate everything to do with managing your JD Edwards instances. We will also touch on some of the more interesting innovations we are currently working on as we move toward intelligent ERP.

4. Get the lead out of EnterpriseOne 64-bit computing

Clayton Seeley, Technical Architect at Oracle America, Inc

David Bilthuis, Director at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 108090] Tuesday, June 7 | 10:15AM – 11:15AM | Room 110

JD Edwards 64-bit computing gives you the choice and control over how you run your business. This session will discuss in detail on how you want to be able to adopt future technology and take advantage of future innovations with 64-bit adoption.

5. Good Blueprints Make Good Architecture: A Panel of Successful Architects

A.J. Schifano, Product Manager at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 108030] Tuesday, June 7 | 2:00PM – 3:00PM | Room 113

You came to BLUEPRINT 4D to study architecture and learn what you can build for yourself. What better way than to learn from the success of others. Attend this session to hear from a panel of customers who have built upon the JD Edwards digital platform.

6. From Digital to Intelligent

AJ Schifano, Product Manager at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person –108010] Tuesday, June 7 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM | Room 111

Throughout its decades as a venerable and veteran ERP system, JD Edwards has seen—and has ignited—many disruptive and evolving paradigms. That trend never ceases as technology continuously advances and JD Edwards continuously innovates. We have long conquered the paradigm of traditional, transactional ERP. Today we are firmly established in the paradigm of digital ERP with Release 22 and the JD Edwards digital platform. And now we are on the crest of the next wave: intelligent ERP. What does this future of ERP hold for us?

We will analyze the data we already have for deeper insights. We will leverage the intelligence of external systems. We will not simply react, but predict, the best course of action. Your JD Edwards system will act as a business partner and trusted advisor as humans and machines cooperate toward nimble, agile, and inventive business processes. The wave is coming, and JD Edwards is making waves.

7. Stay updated and stay code current with JD Edwards Update Manager

David Bilthuis, Director at Oracle America, Inc

Jason Rice, Senior Principal Engineer at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 108050] Wednesday, June 8 | 1:30PM – 2:30PM | Room 112

Establishing a code-current strategy keeps JD Edwards customers updated with the latest and greatest innovations in our product. This session introduces our improvements in update manager that simplifies the update process and eliminates manual efforts in staying code current.

8. Managing integrated processes with UX One and Orchestrations - Direct Shipments

Bernadette Durham, Solution Architect at Terillium, Inc.

[In-Person -104500] Wednesday, June 8 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Room 110

Integrated processes in JD Edwards don’t anticipate the exceptions that occur in the real business world – managing these exceptions typically requires managing communication between multiple departments, updating related transactions in the system, and coordinating impacts with external partners. In this session we’ll look at how UX One tools and Orchestrations to improve the user experience and automate alerts when exceptions occur. We’ll be using the Direct Shipment process as our example, but the tools used are applicable to just about any integrated process.

  • Learning Objective 1: Demonstrate how simple UX One tools such as CafeOne views and Watch Lists can be used to drive exception management proactively
  • Learning Objective 2: Review how Orchestrations can be used to minimize the impact when exceptions occur in integrated processes, and how they can be used to alert users and business partners when action needs to be taken.

9. Adding Flexibility to Sales Order Processing with Advanced Preferences

Bernadette Durham, Solution Architect at Terillium, Inc.

[In-Person -100040] Thursday, June 9 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | Room 107

Rules are made to be broken, as the saying goes, and even the most robust standard process needs to allow for special scenarios. Advanced Preferences are your key to adding flexibility to the Sales Order process, allowing alternate rule sets to be built based on customers, items, and transportation criteria. This session will provide a high-level overview of all the Advanced Preferences available for Sales Order processing and Transportation and will provide some specific examples of how preference rules can be applied to meet real world business scenarios.

  • Learning Objective 1: This session is aimed primarily at anyone want to understand how Advanced Preferences can be used to manage alternate processes and customer-specific requirements without enhancements. We’ll look at basic examples and demonstrate how preference rules can be used creatively to satisfy business requirements.
  • Learning Objective 2: Showcase business solutions delivered with Advanced Preferences, including use of Lot Grade and Order Detail preferences.
  • Learning Objective 3: Provide a high-level overview of how each of the Advanced Preferences can be used – this is the key to knowing when to turn to preferences to meet business requirements.

10. The Intersection of Innovation, Security and Support for JD Edwards

Jon Green, Senior Director, JDE Support at Oracle America, Inc

[In-Person – 108180] Thursday, June 9 | 10:15AM – 11:15AM | Room 111

Release 22 is your Digital ERP release, delivering innovation that automates, optimizes, and transforms business processes but it is also your release for protection against security threats. While digital transformation helps create a competitive advantage, Release 22 is equally important as it contains the most current security patches for JD Edwards and certified platforms. Attend this session to learn about the latest JD Edwards innovation that will power your digital transformation while providing you protection against the latest security threats.


May 8 – 11, 2023 | Hilton Anatole Dallas, Texas