Case Studies

At DWS, we are very proud to offer the most complete range of fixed price upgrade services in the JD Edwards market and to offer expertise in the build, customisation, design and integration of your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system.
  • Oil and Gas Industry uses Dimension Analyze™

    Oil and Gas Industry uses Dimension Analyze™


    The client is a significant player in the upstream oil and gas exploration and development business. They have a market capitalisation of approximately US $4 billion. As an existing JD Edwards E1 customer, they ran the 8.11 version and were considering upgrading to the latest ‘9’ release level. The client’s systems were highly modified which has a huge impact at upgrade time. This case study examines how using Dimension Analyze™ allowed them to achieve significant savings  and to save 83 days of upgrade effort.

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  • Leading North American Energy Producer Uses Dimension Analyze

    Leading North American Energy Producer Uses Dimension Analyze


    The client is a leading North American Energy Producer.  They have been running Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne product suite since 2001 on the Xe release.  They are highly modified and were considering an upgrade to 9.1, which presented them with significant challenges. Dinension AnalyzeTM helped the client to determine their modified footprint and uncovered nearly 3000 modified objects, several hundred orphaned objects and 991 version overrides and programmatic changes, This case study examines how Dimension AnalyzeTM helped the client to reduce the list of objects for upgrade by 58 and saved 875 days of upgrade effort.

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  • Client Success Story

    Client Success Story


    The client is a leading North American Energy Producer, with a market capitalisation of over US $16 billion, who went live on the new E9.1 release in May 2013.

    Through the delivery of its Dimension Analyze™ service, DWS decomissioned 58% of the total modified footprint, saving time and money in developer days. DWS then used its Dimension Professional™ to plan, manage and deliver the upgrade.

    This client success story looks at how DWS supported the client’s successful migration off the old Xe release.


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  • DWS Partnered With CSS to Lead Appvion in a Successful Upgrade to the Big 9s

    DWS Partnered With CSS to Lead Appvion in a Successful Upgrade to the Big 9s


    Appvion Inc is a manufacturer of specialty coated products such as thermal, carbonless and security paper, who are based in the USA. Their JD Edwards system was originally implemented in 2002 and was highly automated, involving multiple third-party interfaces and customized objects. DWS partnered with CSS to manage this JDE upgrade for Appvion, delivering its Dimension Analyze™ and Dimension Professional™ services to scope their system and help deliver the result. This case study examines how DWS assisted in the Discovery phase of the JD Edwards Upgrade Project and then were chosen to partner with CSS, who were engaged by Appvion to upgrade their JDE system, to complete the technical development component of the retrofit.

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