Upgrade from JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.11 SP1 to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0
Our customer is a large-scale venture in the petrochemical sector. They were using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.11 SP1 software with UNIX Operating system and DB2 database.
With ever-expanding business operations of the company and its growing customer base, they were facing challenges with discordant instances of their ERP system. The Current ERP was an unsupported version which was proving as a hindrance for their future growth. Implementation of new functionalities in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 was a major driver of the upgrade, with high focus on reducing system complexity. The goal was to drive process improvement and operational excellence. The other challenges were:
The company needed a software upgrade that would streamline operations, bring efficiencies, simplify processes and make them future proof. Birlasoft recommended an upgrade from JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.11 SP1 to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 ERP and leveraged Birlasoft’s proprietary SYS-on-TIME™ upgrade methodology to ensure a seamless upgrade.
The upgrade was a complex one entailing numerous integrations and various customizations. The database and hardware was also upgraded. The project was completed in a span of 8 months (5 months upgrade and 3 months post go live support). The Birlasoft solution facilitated flexibility in the customer’s business operations thereby infusing operational agility which was the crucial need of the business. The technical knowledge was passed on through extensive navigational training programs across the user base. This enabled the users to see the complete walkthroughs of all the required business processes. Some of the key benefits the company gained are: