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Below is a list of the most frequently downloaded articles over the previous 3-months, updated daily.
Top 10 Downloads
1. Integrity Reports Quick Reference
by Mark Zinck (Category: Financials)
" This is something JDEtips has wanted to do for a very long time; Mark Zinck simply dropped this in our lap one day recently. We think you will agree that the Integrity Reports Quick Reference he has created is one of the handiest documents you'll ever use. To say more would be simply gilding the proverbial lilly.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. An Overview of the DRP/MPS/MRP Planning Process with Gotchas That Lurk
by Terry Horner (Category: Manufacturing - Forecasting / Planning)
" At JDEtips, we love gotchas. Terry Horner is a solid manufacturing consultant who has found many gotchas along the way. In this article, he gives us an overview of the planning processes for DRP, MPS, and DRP. He describes the behavior of the various planning levels, gives us some tips on how to best use them, then, as promised, provides the gotchas. And if you thought "time fencing" was just a buzz word, don't stop reading until you get to the section where he explains how to improve the validity and stability of your DRP/MPS/MRP messages and to reduce the "nervousness" of your messages through fence policies and procedures.
6. More Pricing Power in Procurement - What is new 9.2
by Tim Scott (Category: Distribution--Advanced Pricing)
" In addition to some very interesting best practice suggestions around Advanced Pricing for Procurement set up vs standard procurement costing, this article will also bring you up to speed on exciting new functionality with E9.2. If basket pricing for purchase orders, in addition to rounding rules and sliding rate adjustments that now apply to the procurement side are something you've been waiting for, you've come to the right place.
7. Wait, We Need to Add HOW MANY New Items?? How Z File Processing Can Help.
by Russel Bartunek (Category: Cross Functional)
" In JD Edwards, there have always been several ways to perform a task in order to achieve the same results. When it comes to moving mass numbers of records between JDE and an outside source, you might be considering the new Orchestrator Studio, if you have it installed. If not, there is still the tried and true Z file, a very slick batch process to assist you with inbound interoperability. This article provides the details specific to importing the Item Master, Branch Plants, and related files and provides a complete understanding of the process end to end.
8. Orchestrator for CNCs - Part 3, Diagnosing Orchestrator 9.2.4.x
by Tim McMurdo (Category: Technical--CNC)
" Now that you have implemented Orchestrator Studio into your environment (detailed in Part 1 of this series) and power tuned the AIS server (explained in Part 2 of this series), you are ready to start diagnosing the orchestrations that your developers have been creating. It is all a never-ending learning curve with ongoing challenges! As always, Tim does an excellent job of sharing his experiences with us and providing insight into different techniques and tools to help diagnose any issues that may arise when running orchestrations.
9. Procurement AAIs - Typical Business Examples
by Mark Williams (Category: Distribution--Procurement)
" Here's an article designed to help you take some of the guesswork out of AAIs before your next Procurement project. According to Mark, the key is to understand how AAIs pair up to control the transactions that affect the balance sheet or P/L statement. Mark uses several business scenarios and matrixes to help you become more familiar with this task.
10. Credit Checking and Order Holds
by Peter Bannister, 1st Consulting, Ltd. (Category: Distribution--Sales Order Management)
" Peter is one of our favorite writers in the Sales Order and Distribution areas. He's an over-the-top, detail oriented consultant. His analysis of JDE's credit checking capabilities is destined to be a classic in the JDEtips Document Library. Peter even includes his excellent writeup on how the Repost Active Orders program (R42995) works with respect to reposting the Open Order Amount. Let's only hope JDE's QA department doesn't try to steal him from his lucky clients!