Bill Onion

Bill Onion is Managing Director of Briteskies, where he has a distinguished track record helping B2B and B2C companies integrate e-commerce solutions. His expertise in the eCommerce world includes Magento and WebSphere Commerce software systems and his enterprise software experience is focused on the Oracle/JD Edwards platform. Bill has many years of consulting experience in various industries, including distribution, warehousing, retail and manufacturing. Bill is an avid runner, is very involved with Scouts, and cannot help but to root for the Browns every fall.
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Integrating Magento and IBM i

Posted by Bill Onion

May 24, 2017 | 10:30 AM

IBM i is a dependable workhorse that many organizations have effectively used to manage their business for years. The thought of connecting IBM i with a modern eCommerce system can be daunting, but integrating Magento with IBM i can allow business logic to remain within the existing IBM i system and enable the data to flow in real time to Magento.  

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Topics: Integration, Magento, IBM i, Magento Integration

5 Tips for Selecting a New ERP

Posted by Bill Onion

May 17, 2017 | 10:30 AM

Choosing a new ERP system for your company can be an overwhelming experience. Whether you’re replacing an existing system or starting from scratch, this new tool will touch just about every aspect of your organization and it’s a big responsibility to make the right decision. To help make the process go a little more smoothly, and to make sure you don’t overlook any crucial details, we suggest following these five tips.

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Topics: ERP

4 B2B eCommerce Challenges

Posted by Bill Onion

May 15, 2017 | 10:30 AM

Nearly three years ago, we published a series of articles about the four major challenges facing B2B eCommerce. Many aspects of B2B eCommerce and technology have changed since those articles were originally published, but the challenges they address have not.

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Topics: eCommerce, B2B

Integrating Magento and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Posted by Bill Onion

May 10, 2017 | 10:30 AM

Integrating your Magento eCommerce site with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne can be an overwhelming project, but the outcome is well worth the effort. A Magento and JDE integration automates data sharing processes between the two systems, reduces the possibility of human error, and eases the pressure of potential growth on your eCommerce site.

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Topics: Integration, Magento, JDE EnterpriseOne, Magento Integration

What to Have in Place Before a Team Member Leaves

Posted by Bill Onion

May 8, 2017 | 10:30 AM

It can be a challenging time when a key team member leaves. Whether it’s an IBM i lead or IT Director, many organizations are left scrambling at an unexpected departure. While we’ve discussed what can be done in the aftermath in order to keep things moving, there are a few things you should have prepared at all times that could make a future transition easier.

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Topics: Technology

Benefits of Prepping for a JD Edwards World Upgrade

Posted by Bill Onion

April 26, 2017 | 10:30 AM

If you’ve been running JD Edwards World for a while, you have probably considered upgrading at some point. Whether that means upgrading your World environment or transitioning to EnterpriseOne, it can be a daunting task. Especially because, if you’ve been running JD Edwards for five, ten, or even 15 years, then you’ve probably modified your system pretty heavily over the years.

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Topics: JD Edwards, JDE World

8 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Business Process Review

Posted by Bill Onion

April 17, 2017 | 10:30 AM

So, you’ve decided that your company could benefit from a Business Process Review. It’s a big undertaking, to be sure, but a BPR can help reveal challenges and solutions within your organization that will ultimately improve your business processes.

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Topics: BPR

IBM i Modernization Follow Up

Posted by Bill Onion

April 10, 2017 | 10:30 AM

One of the things we love doing is helping our clients realize the power of the technology they already have, especially when it comes to IBM i. Many people think of the system as old and archaic, what with its green screen interface and “rusted in” reputation. But IBM i is a powerful system that should be properly leveraged and modernized as opposed to ripped out and replaced. That’s where our expertise comes in.

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Topics: IBM i

4 Signs of a Fatal ERP Implementation

Posted by Bill Onion

April 5, 2017 | 10:30 AM

There can be no worse feeling than taking a look at your ERP system a few years after an implementation and realizing that it’s just not working. One of our clients had that exact realization not long ago; only five years after they initially implemented their ERP system they contacted our team for a complete overhaul, as their system simply wasn’t meeting their business needs.

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Topics: JD Edwards, ERP

What Happens When Your IBM i Lead is Out of the Picture?

Posted by Bill Onion

April 3, 2017 | 10:30 AM

It’s no secret that IBM i resources are hard to find. IBM i is a powerful platform, and it requires qualified specialists to leverage it to its full potential. So, what do you do if your company’s IBM i lead is suddenly MIA? Whether they abruptly quit or have to take an extended leave of absence, panic can set in, and suddenly it seems like losing one person sends the whole organization into turmoil.

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Topics: IBM i

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