Entries by Patricia Holden

A New Manager Self-Service Model for Academic Healthcare at UTMB Health

UTMB Health implemented Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM version 8.9 in 2005 with limited Manager Self-Service (MSS) rolled out using the legacy design and delivered routing capability. It proved difficult to maintain and update, and somewhat inflexible to meet the changing business needs. Gaps in delivered MSS (such as new position request) were met with custom forms […]

Easing the Pain of Salary Funding Changes at UTMB Health

Universities that have a significant amount of grant funding will usually process a high volume of transactions in Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM Commitment Accounting module either to set up funding for Payroll Expenses and Encumbrances or for Retroactive Salary Funding Transfers. Funding for Payroll expenses and encumbrances is set up in the Department Budget tables in […]

Ease the Pain of Salary Funding Changes

Funding and retroactive salary transfers are typically the highest volume of transactions for a University with Medical Centers and Research funding.  The delivered pages can be intimidating and are better suited to a centralized processing group.   Unfortunately, the Centralized concept doesn’t work for every institution. UTMB Health is a perfect example of that. Their solution […]