We are also using Order Entry, Advanced Order Entry, Telesales, World Trade, Purchasing, Requisitions, Inventory, Warehousing, MRP, MPS, DRP, all the financials, Objects, Envisage, Explorer, etc. ************************** Jim Sehi Senior Programmer/Analyst Hach Company Loveland, Colorado email: firstname.lastname@example.org "Always proofread carefully to see if you any words out." ************************** ---------- > From: Bruce Stern <email@example.com> > To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com > Subject: Re: JBA System 21 > Date: Sunday, November 16, 1997 8:01 PM > > Brad Cork wrote: > > > > What modules have you got installed on Version2? > > Why is one of the sites still on Version2? > > Did you migrate the Version3 system from Version2? If so did you > > encounter any problems from the JBA package or support side? > > > > We are just about to start a major upgrade from an early Version2 that > > has been heavily modified to the lastest version. > > > > Brad, > > The first site to go live went onto Version2 in January 1996. At the > time we contracted with JBA, December 1994, we were told that V2 was > more stable than V3 and we were very concerned about system stability. > We use Advanced Order Entry, Order Entry, the base manufacturing > modules, Purchasing, Requisitions, Inventory, Warehousing, Transport > Planning, and World Trade. As it turns out we had to bring in a fair > amount of V3 code to run our business resulting in something of a mix of > V2 and V3 with a fairly high number of mods, especially in support of > order entry. We also purchased Scheduled Orders, which we don't use,as > well as Focused Forecasting, not yet used, and Sales Analysis, not used. > We purchased the Interactive Program Generator (IPG) and the companion > Report Generator which we have used extensively. We also purchased > Guidelines, never used, and recently "traded" it in on Envisage which I > like a lot (although it is a bit quirky). > > When the second site was brought up we had in mind to move the mods to > V3 with the second implementation, then uplift the V2 implementation > with the now modified V3 code. This hasn't happened yet, and may or may > not anytime soon. We are pretty happy in general with the V2 > installation and it is not causing us any major problems to not be on > V3. If and when that situation changes we at least have a clear > migration path to V3. The V3 site does not use Transport Planning or > World Trade due to business differences, but did purchase the GL for use > with JBA's analysis tools. The first site purchased none of the > financial modules, but did get authorization to use the relevant > database files. Both sites make good use of the Advanced Financial > Integrator to link up with corporate financial systems which include > Software 2000 (now Infinium) and some old, special purpose COBOL > packages. > > Each site has a Model 300 AS/400. The first site, my home base, has a > 2042 while the second site only has a 2041 with noticeably poorer > performance. Both are CISC machines of course. The first site is now > on V3R2 while the second is still on V3R1 of OS/400. > > Hope this is of interest. > Best regards, > > Bruce Stern > firstname.lastname@example.org > +--- > | This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! > | To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com > | and specify 'unsubscribe jbausers-l' in the body of your message. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner: email@example.com. > +--- +--- | This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe jbausers-l' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org. +---
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