Introduction to JD Edwards

HomeIntroduction to JD Edwards

If you are brand new to JD Edwards, you've come to the right place to begin the process of understanding JD Edwards (the company) and JD Edwards (the software). Probably the first tidbit you need is to know that "JD Edwards" is often abbreviated as "JDE". Those of you who are here to learn about Java Development Environment should look elsewhere!

JD Edwards is named after its first three founders, Jack Thompson, Dan Gregory, and C. Edward (Ed) McVaney. Jack was the technical guru, Dan was the marketing and sales guy, and Ed became the CEO.

Introduction to JD Edwards

Read the full introduction to JD Edwards (JDE) as a company, and JD Edwards (JDE) software.

JD Edwards Module Overviews:

JD Edwards software covers key business processes including: Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, and Demand to Manufacture. These business processes are supported by the following JDE modules:


JD Edwards Technical Foundation:


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