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Below is a list of the most frequently downloaded articles over the previous 3-months, updated daily.

JDEtips Knowledge Express is an online library of hundreds of articles on functional and technical topics. The techniques documented will help you unlock the full power of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World.

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1. Work Orders and Variances - The Highlights
by Tim Scott (Category: Manufacturing Accounting)
" Gain insight into the different types of variances, how to analyze the flow of the data and how to correct them. In a perfect world, good analysis of your Work Order variances is the first step in preventing them from happening in the future.


2. Real Solutions Using Orchestrator
by Lisa Tran (Category: Technical--Orchestrator)
" Another informative article by Lisa that could be titled 'Tales from the Workplace!' Read on to see several case scenarios and solutions to improve daily processes and reduce human error.


3. Automate with Orchestrator! Executing and Emailing Reports Automatically
by Cindy Grim (Category: Technical--Orchestrator)
" We love it when we can answer clients' questions in our articles, especially when they are written by a subject matter expert like Cindy! This is a very real and desirable use case for Orchestrator, and after this read you will not only be able to automate the execution and emailing of a report, but you will also learn the steps to trigger the orchestration using a Form Extension on an E1 application.


4. MRP and DRP Explained
by Susan Penick (Category: Manufacturing - Forecasting / Planning)
" Benefit from the hundreds of hours other clients have spent testing MRP and DRP. Reading this 50 page document will save you many lost days and nights! Sue is a Systems Analyst at Patrick Industries, a JDE client.


5. Inventory Commitments - The Basics
by Jane Perry (Category: Distribution--Inventory)
" Available and committed? In the real world, those two terms are decidedly contradictory. In JD Edwards, it's one of those concepts that can be clear as mud, unless, of course, someone takes the time to clarify things. And Jane Perry is the perfect person to tackle Inventory Availability Commitments. In this article, Jane will explain the terminology involved, review the system setup requirements for commitment processing, test various scenarios, and then wrap it up with a discussion on the Repost Active Sales Order application. Ready to commit now?


6. Orchestrator Studio is for CNCs too!
by Cindy Grim (Category: Technical--Orchestrator)
" Using the Open API type of Connector Request, see how you can set up an orchestration to automatically monitor and provide a health check of your Server Manager instances. Less reliance on your CNC folks!


7. Version Overrides and Version Design
by Penny Allen (Category: Development)
" Learn about the pros and cons of Version Overrides and how they impact your future development cycle. They don't have to be a bad thing, as long as you understand the consequences.


8. Interbranch Sales Orders
by Jane Perry with Mark Williams (Category: Distribution--Sales Order Management)
" We recently added a new section to our JDEtips Mastery Level Sales Order workshop manual. All about Interbranch Sales Orders. Jane Perry wrote the original material, and Mark Williams has added some additional insight. We felt this was time to share this information with you in our Document Library.


9. Orchestrator Troubleshooting Tips
by Cindy Grim (Category: Technical--Orchestrator)
" In this article, Cindy Grim will give a brief overview of the JD Edwards Orchestrator as well as discuss what tools and resources are available for troubleshooting orchestrations. Cindy will walk through diagnosing several common problems, helping you to become comfortable with how to troubleshoot issues that may arise during the creation of orchestrations.


10. Running an Orchestration, My Learning Experience with Orchestrator
by Lisa Tran (Category: Technical--Orchestrator)
" Here at JDEtips we don't say "mistakes", we say "learning experiences". What I love about this article is that it is written by a user who wants to share her real life learning experiences while actually getting her first orchestrations into production. Lisa is a very strong JDE user with exceptional experience, and I can assure you that if she has encountered these learning experiences, other users will too. She offers some great tips on working with your own variables, security records, data conversion (I always thought that field was numeric!), working with the B98ORCH Business Function, the need to restart the AIS server instance. It's all here and more!