Review of Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

April, 2013

Rating: 5/5

In a phrase, Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a strong, well-established solution. I recommend putting it on your shortlist for medium-to-large ERP needs.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a flexible ERP solution that covers most needs - manufacturing, distribution, services and more. It includes all of the functionality you’d expect to operate your core business - including Financial Management, Project Management, Asset Lifecycle Management, Order Management, Manufacturing Management, Mobile Solutions, and Reporting.

Before you choose Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, here are the key things you need to know.

First, JD Edwards is very flexible and broad, with a particular strength for manufacturing organisations. It is a strong, comprehensive ERP solution for medium to large businesses, and of a high-quality.

Second, an open platform. JD Edwards supports a variety of different technologies, giving you a choice of operating system, database and middleware. I recommend you also look at the option for Oracle to host the application for you, saving significant amount of internal IT effort.

Third, industry-specific functionality is available. Oracle offer “Oracle business accelerators”, which provide faster templated implementation based on your specific industry and business. There are well over 100 of these, which may help you implement faster. However, make sure you review customisations them for your specific needs, as optimizing the system after going live can be much more expensive than getting it right initially.

I recommend JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for medium and large manufacturing and distribution businesses.

The Sales Pitch

Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is an integrated applications suite of comprehensive enterprise resource planning software that combines business value, standards-based technology, and deep industry experience into a business solution with a low total cost of ownership. EnterpriseOne is the first ERP solution to run all applications on Apple iPad. JD Edwards EnterpriseOne also delivers mobile applications. Why Oracle?

Only JD Edwards EnterpriseOne offers more choice of databases, operating systems, and hardware so you can build and expand your IT solution to meet business requirements. JD Edwards delivers over 80 application modules to support a diverse set of business processes and key industry solutions such as Consumer Package Goods, Manufacturing, Asset Intensive, and Projects and Services.


Financial Management, Project Management, Asset Lifecycle Management, Order Management, Manufacturing Management, Mobile Solutions, Reporting

5,000,000 users

Iroquois, Multotec, NCTD, Sennheiser, Spencon, Printpack, Senco, United Streetcar, Qalhat Energy, Emirates Flight, Jurlique, Anchor Glass, Lafarge, Arcturus Realty, Weitz Company, Project Worldwide, Wagstaff

Tech Information
Service Name
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
Parent Company
No. of Staff maintaining this service (estimated)
Large (500+ people)
TRUSTe, U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework, ISO 27001, SAS70, SSAE 16, SOC 1, SOC 2
Telephone, Online, Email, Community
Mobile Devices
Yes, Android App, iPhone App
Head Office
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See also: ERP Software , Medium/Large Business ERP