Are You Running JD Edwards World on IBM OS V5R4?

Posted by Bill Onion

September 2, 2015 | 11:00 AM


JD Edwards World software has been around since the late twentieth century, and most companies that are still using this system have been on it for many years, if not decades. JDE World has a loyal and passionate install base around the world that simply loves it, and we love JDE World too! These folks also love the underlying IBM hardware platform and the stability and scalability it brings. Unfortunately, many of these companies have also dropped their JDE Software Maintenance, and, therefore, have not kept their systems up to date, nor given their JD Edwards ERP the attention it deserves. IBM Software Support for OS V5R4 is getting expensive, as is the cost for older versions of Vertex. Given this situation, what are the options? What is a good approach to resolving this issue?
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Topics: JDE World, IBM i

Dollars and Sense: The Cost of Upgrading JD Edwards World vs. a New ERP Implementation

Posted by Hannah Gierosky

August 31, 2015 | 2:25 PM

JD Edwards World is one of the most stable and robust ERP systems available and has been implemented in thousands of organizations around the world. In many cases, however, the legacy World software is years or even decades old and can no longer easily support the evolving needs of the business. Many business owners will see this as an opportunity to implement an entirely new ERP system as opposed to upgrading World.

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Topics: JD Edwards

Briteskies Friday Roundup: August 28, 2015

Posted by Michelle Kowalski

August 28, 2015 | 2:45 PM

When you spend as much time on the internet for work as we do, you come across some crazy stuff. We're sharing our favorite videos, stories, pictures, and more from the past week every Friday. Consider it our gift to you for making it through the week. Feel free to share your own favorite internet find in the comments.

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Topics: Blogs for Fun

From Diploma to Paycheck: How to Get a Tech Job After Graduation

Posted by Greg Crane

August 28, 2015 | 10:21 AM

College kids across the country are heading back to school, and for the newly graduated it can be a time of reflection and recognition. But for the unemployed post-grad, back-to-school season is just another reminder that everyone is moving on except you. Greg Crane, a member of the Briteskies Magento team, has you covered, though, because he too was once an unemployed, fully qualified Computer Science graduate.  

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Topics: eCommerce, Technology

What to Look for in a Magento Enterprise Partner

Posted by Hannah Gierosky

August 26, 2015 | 2:34 PM

So, you have decided on Magento Enterprise for your eCommerce site. Whether you are upgrading from Magento Community or starting your site from scratch, Enterprise is a great investment. But now that you have made the decision, what’s next?

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Topics: Magento Enterprise

Time to Go Back to School on Sales Tax

Posted by Avalara

August 24, 2015 | 12:06 PM

August is traditionally a big sales month for retailers who reap revenue from back-to-school shoppers. To help out local businesses and encourage consumer spending, several states provide sales tax holidays on essential items like clothing and supplies. Yet, despite being the second biggest retail event of the year, and with 17 states on board in 2015, sales tax holidays aren’t always an easy sell.

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Topics: eCommerce

Briteskies Friday Roundup: August 21, 2015

Posted by Michelle Kowalski

August 21, 2015 | 3:00 PM

When you spend as much time on the internet for work as we do, you come across some crazy stuff. We're sharing our favorite videos, stories, pictures, and more from the past week every Friday. Consider it our gift to you for making it through the week. Feel free to share your own favorite internet find in the comments.

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Topics: Blogs for Fun

Do the Right Thing: Clear and Open Communication

Posted by Hannah Gierosky

August 21, 2015 | 10:16 AM

As part of our office culture and commitment to our customers, we place a lot of emphasis on our core values. These pieces of wisdom empower each and every member of the Briteskies team to know that what they are doing is right for not only them, but the company and the customer as well. By evaluating decisions against our values, the true spirit of Briteskies is found in every choice made.

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Topics: Culture

Humor in Marketing

Posted by aheadWorks

August 19, 2015 | 11:57 AM

Online businesses start with the attraction of visitors to their stores and the goal of creating an abundant flow of prospects. Eventually, customers come for products, but that’s not the only reason. They also need some knowledge, involvement, recognition, and … fun.

Humor in marketing seems to be that Holy Grail that is able to breathe life into any brand and make it go viral immediately. But, is it really so simple and beneficial? Let’s reveal both sides of humor in marketing and discover whether this approach is suitable to all audiences and in all circumstances.

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Topics: marketing

HIPAA Compliance and eCommerce

Posted by Hannah Gierosky

August 17, 2015 | 2:05 PM

When it comes to eCommerce security, there are countless considerations to take into account, namely where customer information is concerned. Protecting customer payment information through PCI Compliance is a big undertaking, but one that is imperative to ensure that your site is secure and safe for customers to use. But what about when your eCommerce site also involves personal medical information for your customers? In those sensitive cases, your site must be HIPAA Compliant.

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Topics: eCommerce

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