It is a challenging time for users of the Oracle Enterprise One (E1) system. Organizations must contain IT costs. Yet, business demands must still be met. In many cases, pressures to improve competitive performance and increase operating efficiency are magnified by today's economic conditions. The evolution of the E1 system, as well as the complementary solutions introduced by Oracle that extend the functionality and scope of the E1 environment, offer new opportunities to meet business demands. However, these opportunities must be realized without excessive growth in IT staffing and costs. How can this be achieved?