History of

Oracle® JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

About Oracle® JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne provides a powerful, fully integrated ERP software suite that offers a wide variety of databases and capabilities.

This includes use in your own data center, private cloud, public cloud or as a hybrid cloud solution for maximum flexibility and a low total cost of ownership (TCO).

With over 80 application modules, reporting capabilities as well as end-user personalization features, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne combines stand-alone features and technology and industry-wide capabilities into one solution for your business create and secure added value and competitive advantage.

In addition to a range of ready-to-use mobile applications JD Edwards EnterpriseOne the Oracle mobile platform to support accelerated business processes and provide a complete mobile enterprise solution from deployment to expansion of mobile applications.

Proven Business Value of EnterpriseOne

  • Fast amortization delivers faster ROI

  • Low total cost of ownership (TCO) saves money

  • Flexible personalization and configuration reduces initial and ongoing system costs

  • The scalability of EnterpriseOne contributes to business growth

  • Technology selection is based on yout IT infrastructure, including Internet of Things (IoT))

  • Integration capabilities add new features to best-in-class applications

Diverse Customer Profiles

  • Growing companies

  • Larger start-ups and spin-offs of companies

  • Multinational corporations with global operations

  • Medium and large companies

  • Subsidiaries using a different ERP system than the corporate office

  • Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) companies

  • Companies with a diverse product / service portfolio

  • Companies that want to replace other ERP systems

  • Companies looking for technological possibilities

  • Companies in need of mobile ERP packages

Differences compared to other ERP systems

  • All data is stored in a single database regardless of the data type.

  • All financial transactions are included in the general ledger, regardless of the activity or source.

  • All project costs are automatically transferred to the general ledger, whereby a quick calculation of costs and revenues is possible for each project.

  • A general ledger is used for advanced costing, asset, labor, and expense management.

  • An ERP system that is cost-effective and comprehensive, focused on production and distribution, consumer products, project-based and asset-intensive industries.

  • Integrated product cycle management tools and change management works across the system.

  • Enhanced JD Edwards EnterpriseOne integration platform that enables coexistence with other applications, including Oracle cloud applications.

  • Core product localizations do not require additional installation.

  • Integrated SOA support with extensive content and services.

  • Independence between tools and application layers enables the upgrade to new tools before upgrading applications and leveraging new technologies.

  • Tools enable the simultaneous transfer of changes to application security, usability, and performance for all products.

  • Mixed production in one plant:

    • Discret, repeat, lean and process.

  • IoT technology for capturing and transmitting data in JD Edwards applications for real-time actions and analytics.

  • Tools that enable developers to develop new business solutions to easily extend the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne platform.

Complementary Oracle® Applications

  • Oracle Agile – Product life cycle management (PLM)

  • Oracle Transportation Management – Advanced transportation management

  • Oracle HCM Cloud — Talent management and compensation

  • Oracle Talent Cloud – Recruitment

  • Oracle BI - Business Intelligence

  • Oracle Hyperion – Advanced financial analytics and reporting

  • Oracle Primavera – Advanced project and contract management

  • Oracle Sales Cloud – Opportunity to cash integration

  • Oracle Value Chain Planning – Comprehensive supply chain management

History of JD Edwards Development


JD Edwards was founded in 1977 by Jack Thompson, Dan Gregory and Ed McVaney.

They developed JD Edwards World, which was initially developed on the IBM System/34, later on the IBM systems 36 and 38, to get ported to IBM AS/400 finally.
It is still one of the most widely used ERP systems on the AS/400 today.


In 1996, JD Edwards OneWorld was developed to provide hardware and software independent client-server systems.
Over time, OneWorld has been renamed EnterpriseOne. This name is still in use today.


September 2000 saw the release of EnterpriseOne Xe. This mature release is still considered a milestone in the development of EnterpriseOne.


Release EnterpriseOne 8 is published in June 2002.


JD Edwards was acquired by Peoplesoft in 2003.


Release EnterpriseOne 8.9 is published in September 2003.


The following year Peoplesoft was acquired by Oracle®.

Oracle® continues to evolve JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World.


Release EnterpriseOne 8.10 is published in June 2004.


Release EnterpriseOne 8.11 is published in December 2004.

This release completely changed to use in web browser.


Release EnterpriseOne 8.12 is published in April 2006.


Release EnterpriseOne 9.0 is published in September 2008.


Release EnterpriseOne 9.1 is pushed out in March 2012.


Release EnterpriseOne 9.2 is published in October 2015.


The current planning of Oracle® for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne provides for the further development until 2028.

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