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Oracle Releases 57 Oracle's JD Edwards Applications Optimized for Smartphones and Tablets

New Apps Power the Mobile Workforce to Accelerate Business Execution

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - Oracle (NYSE: ORCL)

News Summary
Extending its commitment to powering the world's increasingly mobile workforce, Oracle is introducing 57 new Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Enterprise Applications. Available from Apple's App Store and Google Play for Android, the applications extend Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to smartphones and tablets, enabling users to accelerate business execution and help their businesses find new ways to create operational efficiencies.

News Facts

  • Oracle today announced the release of 57 new Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Enterprise Applications.
  • The new applications, including maintenance, field service, project management, supply chain, and health and safety incident management, offer a modern user interface and simple deployment model to get users up and running quickly.
  • The applications are compatible with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 and Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools and are available at no additional cost to customers who have already licensed the base applications.
  • The 57 new mobile-optimized applications for the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne suite deliver fit-for-purpose, role-based functionality to the mobile worker.
  • JD Edwards Enterprise One Mobile Applications are built using Oracle Mobile Application Framework. This framework accelerates and simplifies mobile development with the ability to build once and deploy to multiple platforms, tight integration with camera and other device services, device-native user experience, end-to-end encryption and security, and virtually seamless online and offline operations.

New Mobile Application Areas

  • Asset Lifecycle Management. Drive greater value from assets to help maximize profitability and ROI with applications that enable maintenance technicians and supervisors to:
    • Create new work orders for company-owned equipment that requires maintenance
    • Review and update the status of work orders assigned to team members, issue parts, add notes, and capture photos
    • Search and view equipment characteristics, update equipment information, add or update notes, and add photos
    • Create and view timecards associated with work completed on company-owned equipment
    • Enter equipment meter readings based on pre-defined templates
  • Service Management.  Support improved field service operations and customer service levels with applications that enable field service engineers and supervisors to:
    • Create, review, and update service orders for customer-owned equipment
    • Search and view characteristics for customers' equipment
    • Create and view timecards associated with service performed on customers' equipment
    • View and manage a list of assigned service orders
    • Capture meter readings from customers' equipment
  • Case Management. Expedite issue reporting and resolution with applications that enable support representatives and supervisors to:
    • Quickly and easily report issues and can include photos and notes
    • View and manage open, urgent, and due-today cases by priority and assignee
    • View cases assigned as well as view key information such as the failure description, equipment, and site
  • Health and Safety Incident Management. Enable organizations to analyze incidents and calculate incident safety metrics to help reduce or eliminate occupational incidents. Users can:
    • Report occupational incidents including what happened, where, and who was involved, and attach photos
    • Obtain an executive-level view as well as a quick view of occupational health and safety incidents reported over a previous time period
  • Financial Management. Support improved cash flow and cost controls with applications that enable managers to:
    • Search for customers and review a summary of accounts receivable status
    • View, approve or reject expenses awaiting approval
  • Contact Lookups. Accelerate access to important directory information for key contacts and enable all types of users to:
    • Search for customers, view key attributes, locate contacts and synch them to the device
    • Search for suppliers and locate their address, phone number, and list of contacts
    • Search and locate an employee's contact information, work location, and organization summary information, as well as call, email or text an employee
  • Project Management. Empower project managers to take control and manage project costs and progress while on job sites with applications that enable them to:
    • Review financial information and status by project and cost code
    • Report field progress including labor and equipment time entry and quantities in place
    • Enter, update, and approve change requests for projects, contracts or subcontracts
  • Order Management. Provide a complete view of customer's order status with applications that enable field sales representatives on the road to:
    • Search for customers and view their address, phone numbers, and contacts
    • Provide an overview of open orders, quotes, held orders, and backorders
  • Supply Management. Streamline procurement processes with applications that that enable managers to:
    • View purchase orders awaiting approval with the ability to approve or reject
    • View requisition self-service orders awaiting approval with the ability to approve or reject
  • Supply Chain Execution. Extend access to product availability with applications that enable field sales representatives and warehouse personnel on the move to:
    • View summary or detailed item on hand and available quantities across branches and various units of measure
    • View warehouse item availability by location and lot with access to detailed license plate information

Supporting Quotes

  • "To accelerate business execution and realize new operational efficiencies, organizations increasingly need easy-to-use mobile applications," said Lyle Ekdahl, senior vice president general manager, Oracle's JD Edwards. "Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Enterprise Applications give users anytime, anywhere access to the key business applications they need to do their jobs. These easy-to-use applications help make organizations more nimble by increasing workforce efficiency and allowing employees to move more quickly."
  • "Leveraging Oracle Mobile Application Framework's rapid development capabilities has enabled Oracle's JD Edwards to quickly develop over 50 mobile companion apps for key business processes delivering significant value to JD Edwards customers," said Bill Pataky, vice president, product management, Oracle.

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