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"I think JDE ERP is very flexible and very convenient for the users. I think EnterpriseOne is more convenient for users to do the inquiry and do the data entry. The UI is better than JDE World. For JDE products, including the World version, is very flexible. It's a good product for clients."

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"SAP S4HANA provides a solution towards a green industry. They keep making a different version of the solution to meet the needs of different industries, such as automotive and utilities.""I have found the most valuable feature to be the SAP Fiori application.""In terms of its most valuable feature, I would say the finance module.""The performance of the solution is excellent.""The scalability is excellent, especially on cloud deployment models.""The most valuable feature is the perfect end-to-end integration.""SAP S4HANA has good performance and has allowed us to combine our systems.""Because I'm a procure-to-pay consultant, I mostly look at that angle, and I have a bit of experience with sales and distribution. I also like the integration between S/4HANA and other ERPs because S/4HANA is a suite. For example, the integration between S/4HANA and EWM Transportation Management, and Ariba."

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"I have more than 18 years of JDE experience in JDE EnterpriseOne and World versions. I think JDE is good but compared to SAP and Oracle EPS, we can see which area needs to have some improvement for JDE."

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"The install can be difficult. There's something called secondary sales solutions that is not there in SAP. We need to have third-party tools to integrate to do the automatization. The two parts are missing on the secondary sales solution and automation.""Documentation could be improved.""The solution could improve by making customization easier. The on-premise version is a lot more flexible.""Lacking in some customizations.""The solution could be more user-friendly for regular users and developers.""We found that the implementing partners themselves are struggling with S4HANA's features. It's not an exact translation of the older ECC, so SAP has taken a new route to do things with S4HANA. Maybe it's a good product, but the implementing partners also like to have an in-depth understanding of the full feature set the product offers.""S/4HANA could be improved with better integration. At the moment, a main issue I see is that there's so much growth in the functionality, complementary modules, and cloud solutions which were acquired by SAP and which extend the functionality of the SAP ERP suite. It looks to me that they tend to acquire more and more functionality from acquisitions, but they don't invest enough effort into making them integrated with S/4HANA or ERP. I would say that the functionality is great, but integration is something which still needs more attention. Instead of focusing on acquisitions, they should invest, integrate, and better the existing portfolio of products in SAP. It would help us, as implementors, to have a more complex or compact solution.""The procure-to-pay solution in the Contract Management angle could be better. If you look at it on Ariba, the Contract Management Life Cycle for Ariba is more robust. You can create documentation, SLAs, and NDAs. Apart from the procurement aspect of the contract, you have the legal side, but Ariba cannot do that. From what I've seen, the features of the procure-to-pay model in S/4HANA and their Contract Life Cycle Management side primarily focus on the procurement side. I believe it would be good if this solution could handle a part of the legal side. They will incorporate Extended Warehouse Management and Transportation Management into the S/4HANA cloud. Most big companies that use a solution like S/4HANA have a legal department within the organization. Suppose they can incorporate that to be in S/4HANA suites; I think it'll be good. It will be just like what we have with Transportation Management and Extended Warehouse Management. The user interface could be better. They have too much information on the interface, and our customers still keep complaining that it looks complex. Even though many things have changed, they still complain that the interface or the screen they see is a bit complex. It's only when they see the Fiori interface that their mind becomes a bit calm."

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  • "It is an expensive solution."
  • "The price of this product is an issue for some customers."
  • "I have found the price of the solution is on the medium to the expensive side of the scale. There is a license for this solution and there are additional maintenance fees."
  • "The solution is expensive."
  • "We're not sure yet. I think it was six figures a year, over 100,000. It has straight-up licensing fees."
  • "Licensing works on a subscription model for the cloud version and it's a one-time fee for the on-premises version."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable but some modules can be expensive. When comparing SAP S4HANA to other solutions, such as Oracle, it is not expensive."
  • "The price of the solution is expensive."
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    SAP S/4HANA
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    Overview
    Oracle's JD Edwards World single platform solution enables better collaboration both within and outside your business network. Get all of your lines of business working together sharing information, boosting performance, trimming costs, and driving profitable growth. ERP Suite.

    SAP S/4HANA stands for SAP Suite 4 HANA. It is a next-generation integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is designed for businesses of all sizes, in all industries, that require deep and broad functionality combined with a high degree of flexibility. SAP S/4HANA was launched in 2015 and been adopted by more than 3,200 customers over a period of sixteen months. SAP S/4HANA is materially different from anything SAP has done before and represents the company’s biggest innovation since SAP R/3.

    SAP S/4HANA is intended to provide a digital core for an organization. It is fully architected for the most advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and is designed on the most modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience to create a personalized and simple feel on users’ device of choice (tablet, laptop, mobile). SAP S/4HANA aims to simplify an organizations’ system landscape and reduce total cost of ownership by shrinking the data footprint while at the same time improving productivity levels in the form of higher throughput. S/4HANA can be deployed either on premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid combination for quick time-to-value. Timelines for cloud deployments average around six months.

    SAP S/4HANA is designed to drive business innovation by connecting people, devices, and business networks in real time to support the development of new business models. It will also help accelerate the adoption of, and connection to, the Internet of Things and Big Data. SAP S/4HANA can analyze big data at unprecedented speed allowing users to access real-time information from anywhere, any way they’d like and thus help managers make truly insightful decisions. The simplified data model allows customers to reimagine their IT, helping to drive lower costs and deliver IT efficiency. This, coupled with the SAP S/4HANA prediction and simulation capabilities allow it to anticipate the impact of business outcomes. By doing all the above, SAP S/4HANA aims to provide ultimate sophistication in the simplest possible manner.

    To learn more about SAP S/4HANA, visit http://go.sap.com/product/enterprise-management/s4hana-erp.html

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    Sample Customers
    SICIM S.p.A., Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta S.p.A, Atrium European Real Estate, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Calumet Specialty Partners, LP Products, Grupo Arcor, Original BUFF S.A., Shelf Drilling Ltd., African + Eastern, Westfield Group LLC, Sportmaster Ltd., Beijing Xinladao Restaurant Group
    Nestle, O.C. Tanner, Sabre, New York Life Insurance Co., MEMEBOX, Siemens AG.
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    Computer Software Company46%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company4%
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    Manufacturing Company18%
    Financial Services Firm18%
    Construction Company12%
    Pharma/Biotech Company12%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    Manufacturing Company4%
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    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise42%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    JD Edwards World is ranked 14th in ERP with 1 review while SAP S4HANA is ranked 2nd in ERP with 37 reviews. JD Edwards World is rated 8.0, while SAP S4HANA is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of JD Edwards World writes "Convenient and flexible for users". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP S4HANA writes "Complicated and robust, this suite delivers a total solution with rigorous and exhaustive planning ". JD Edwards World is most compared with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, SAP ERP, NetSuite OneWorld, Infor LN and NetSuite ERP, whereas SAP S4HANA is most compared with SAP Business One, Oracle ERP Cloud, NetSuite ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX.

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