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INFOCUS Envision 2021 - SmarterCommerce Sessions

Premier is eager to participate in INFOCUS Envision to present session discussing advantages of JD Edwards integrated commerce, and networking with professionals interested in expanding digital commerce in their organizations.

IINFOCUS Envision offers 4 jam-packed days of digital JD Edwards learning designed to help your team plan for the future and leverage technology investments to drive your business forward. Flexible session formats let you build the agenda that best fits your schedule.

Premier is eager to participate in INFOCUS Envision to present session discussing advantages of JD Edwards integrated commerce, and networking with professionals interested in expanding digital commerce in their organizations.

For more information on the conference, including registration and session access, visit: https://questoraclecommunity.org/events/conferences/infocus/ 

See below for a list of SmarterCommerce and customer sessions:

Increasing Productivity and Improving Cash Flow with Cloud-based, Integrated Credit Card Processing 
Wednesday, April 13 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description: This case study and demonstration profiles how Sennheiser increased productivity in both Customer Service and Accounts Receivable by using cloud-based, real-time credit card and debit card processing across its EnterpriseOne Order to Cash process. With SmarterCommerce Credit Card Processing, Sennheiser has been able to streamline their high volume order taking and AR collections processes with card payments, acceptance of payment with multiple credit cards on the same order and rapid collection of multiple open AR invoices with a single credit card payment. SmarterCommerce has also improved process flow and provided a rapid and significant return on investment.

How Bull Moose Tube Revolutionized the Customer Relationship through a Digital B2B Portal
Tuesday, April 13 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description: Bull Moose Tube (BMT) is a leading industrial manufacturer & supplier of steel pipe and tube products. Faced w/ competitive challenges, BMT looked to a digital transformation process to better connect w/ its customers and provide them with 24/7 access to crucial information they needed to meet their sourcing requirements for supplier of steel pipe and tube. BMT conducted competitive market research & customer experience testing to support the development of its new BMT Online digital portal. Partnering w/a leading E-commerce platform that delivered pre-built integration to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and extensibility to leverage BMT's custom data and logic, BMT now provides customers w/ real-time inventory availability as well as visibility to future production schedules. Customers now easily filter and find the product inventory quickly filtering by configuration to support their steel pipe and tube requirements and build and schedule product shipments directly from the portal.

Keep the Hackers Out: Activate Latest Secure Protocols for ALL JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Servers 
Wednesday, April 14 • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Description: JD Edwards environments can be exposed to risk by using outdated security standards and configurations such as SSL 3.0/TLS 1.0/TLS1.1. This leaves passwords without encryption which opens the door for malicious software to steal a password. Learn how to enable highly secure protocols and disable legacy protocols for both Testing and Production environments. Attendees will be shown a case study of using Weblogic 12G while reusing an existing Wild Card certificate to secure a JD Edwards environment using the latest security protocols, and what kind of impact this upgrade will have on performance. This session has been updated to include new details on using HTTPS support for AIS, BSSV and Orchestrator.

Thriving during Covid-19: The Importance of Digital Commerce in Today's B2B Landscape
Wednesday, April 14 • 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description: B2B Buyer profiles are evolving. The difference between your organization and a competitor may come down to the availability of product ordering via a digital commerce platform, and traditional ordering channels. According to a B2BecNews survey, in 5 years half of the workforce will be Millennials. 90% of B2B buyers research online before making a purchase. 84% prefer repeated orders through online channels. The ongoing global pandemic has no doubt accelerated many of these statistics. For B2B organizations, this signifies a fundamental shift in how your customers want to do business. The options are limited: innovate to thrive online or ignore the shift and rely only on "tested and true" methods. Participate to discover a Data-Driven approach to how JD Edwards B2B organizations can innovate and solidify and expand their industry positions into the uncertain future.

Advanced Pricing, "The New Swiss Army Knife"
Thursday, April 15 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Description: If you are new to Advanced Pricing or if you've been tasked with cleaning up a mess that someone else created, this session will get you started on the path to a clean, organized approach to Advanced Pricing.

Empower Customers with Self-Service: Benefits of a JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Integrated Online Portal
Thursday, August 15 • 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Description: "Um, can you resend me that invoice? How much credit do we have left again? Did we really place that order yesterday? Oh, I forget about that invoice" Any of these sound familiar? Your customers want to be empowered to answer their own questions and pay their invoices. Unfortunately, without an accessible way of accessing this information, Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) spend much of their precious time answering basic customer questions related to account information, invoices, order details, and taking payment for invoices over the phone. This keeps CSR's from providing value to the customer relationship. In order to free the CSR team and better serve customers, organizations must launch electronic Payment Portals that offer customers access to invoices, historical orders, and account information. Attend to learn how JD Edwards organizations are leveraging the benefits of an Epayments portal, and how to launch one in as little as 60 days.

Think Logically - How to Keep WebLogic Securely Patched for EnterpriseOne
Thursday, August 15 • 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Description: This session is based on an experience with a customer that used third party scanning tools to detect that several key WebLogic patches were not in place. Specifically the version they currently had installed was no longer supported by Oracle. This lack of support indicates that Oracle is not obligated to release new security patches. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious agents. The process to upgrade to the latest version of WebLogic will be discussed and clear documentation will be provided to help customers with this complex process. We will discuss making sure customers are on the latest version 12.2.1.4. This upgrade process is not well documented and includes information that may lack clarity. Attend to learn best practices and see a step by step explanation to avoid common pitfalls.

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