JD Edwards

GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY
When Interstate Battery was unable to release a new version of JD Edwards, Headstorm bolted into action, fully integrating SCM.Net into their JD Edwards and Oracle software

CLIENT: INTERSTATE BATTERIES (IB)


PROJECT:

SCM.Net Manufacturing Project

STRATEGIES:

Digital Transformation, Custom Software, Modernization

TECHNOLOGIES:

Real-time Management, Process Optimization, Integrations, Data Visualization

FACTS

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The developer who wrote the original software left IB along with all the knowledge of the proprietary manufacturing software

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Major improvements to the software were needed to better run the battery manufacturing plant in Iowa

ISSUES

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The current version of SCM.Net was not integrated with present IB systems

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IB was getting ready to release a brand new version of JD Edwards and none of the SCM.Net modules where compatible with the new schema

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SCM.Net uses MS SQL and JD Edwards uses an Oracle backbone

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The production version of SCM.Net used antiquated technology

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No software documentation

RESPONSE

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Modernizeand  document the SCM.Net code base

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Create service endpoints for integrating SCM.Net data into Oracle and JD Edwards systems

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Update SCM.Net to consume inventory data from IB systems

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Add automated notifications and tracking status updates

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Overhauled plant big board display analytics to better reflect manufacturing statistics

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Improve reporting

RESULT

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Today the plant in Iowa has seen a significant increase in manufacturing productivity

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SCM.Net is fully integrated into the new JD Edwards and Oracle software

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Orders and inventory from the plant are more accurate today than ever before

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Plant software users easily adopted to the requested modification

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The SCM.Net code base can now be easily maintained by IB software developers