57 Mobile Apps from Oracle

— July 28, 2014

Committed to powering the increasingly mobile workforce, Oracle is introducing 57 new Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Enterprise Applications. Available from Apple's App Store and Google Play for Android, the apps extend Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to smartphones and tablets.
 
The new applications, including maintenance, field service, project management, supply chain and health and safety incident management, offer a modern user interface and simple deployment model to get users up and running quickly.
 
The applications are compatible with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 and Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 9.1.4.6 and are available at no additional cost to customers who have already licensed the base applications.
 
App Framework
The apps are built using Oracle Mobile Application Framework, which accelerates and simplifies mobile development with the ability to build once and deploy to multiple platforms, tight integration with camera and other device services, device-native user experience, end-to-end encryption and security, and virtually seamless online and offline operations.
 
New App Areas
Utilizing asset lifecycle management apps helps drive greater value from assets and maximize profitability and ROI. Maintenance technicians and supervisors can:

  • Create new work orders for company-owned equipment that requires maintenance
  • Review and update the status of work orders assigned to team members, issue parts, add notes, and capture photos
  • Search and view equipment characteristics, update equipment information, add or update notes, and add photos
  • Create and view timecards associated with work completed on company-owned equipment
  • Enter equipment meter readings based on pre-defined templates
 
For service management, the apps support improved field service operations and customer service levels that enable field service engineers and supervisors to:

  • Create, review, and update service orders for customer-owned equipment
  • Search and view characteristics for customers' equipment
  • Create and view timecards associated with service performed on customers' equipment
  • View and manage a list of assigned service orders
  • Capture meter readings from customers' equipment
 
When it comes to case management, issue reporting and resolution can be expedited with apps that enable support representatives and supervisors to:

  • Quickly and easily report issues and can include photos and notes
  • View and manage open, urgent, and due-today cases by priority and assignee
  • View cases assigned as well as view key information such as the failure description, equipment, and site
 
Incident safety metrics can be analyzed and calculated via health and safety incident management apps to help reduce or eliminate occupational incidents. Users can:

  • Obtain an executive-level view as well as a quick view of occupational health and safety incidents reported over a previous time period
  • Report occupational incidents including what happened, where, and who was involved, and attach photos
 
Improved cash flow and cost controls are supported via financial management  apps that enable managers to:

  • Search for customers and review a summary of accounts receivable status
  • View, approve or reject expenses awaiting approval
 
Access to important directory information for key contacts can be accelerated via contact lookups and users can:

  • Search for customers, view key attributes, locate contacts and synch them to the device
  • Search for suppliers and locate their address, phone number, and list of contacts
  • Search and locate an employee's contact information, work location, and organization summary information, as well as call, email or text an employee
 
Project managers can take control and manage project costs and progress while on job sites with applications that enable them to:

  • Review financial information and status by project and cost code
  • Report field progress including labor and equipment time entry and quantities in place
  • Enter, update, and approve change requests for projects, contracts or subcontracts
 
A complete view of customer's order status comes through order management apps that enable field sales reps on the road to:

  • Search for customers and view their address, phone numbers, and contacts
  • Provide an overview of open orders, quotes, held orders, and backorders
 
Supply management and procurement processes are streamlined with apps that that enable managers to:

  • View purchase orders awaiting approval with the ability to approve or reject
  • View requisition self-service orders awaiting approval with the ability to approve or reject
 
In the supply chain, extend access to product availability with applications that enable field sales representatives and warehouse personnel on the move to:

  • View warehouse item availability by location and lot with access to detailed license plate information
  • View summary or detailed item on hand and available quantities across branches and various units of measure

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