About Richard George

Richard George is the Vice President of Strategic Services at Sierra-Cedar. He also leads Sierra-Cedar’s initiative with Oracle’s Fusion system. Richard’s management capabilities encompass strategic HCM systems road map, HCM technology needs assessment, systems evaluation, vendor selection, process reengineering/innovation, implementation, organization change management, and comprehensive end user training. His knowledge of both HR and Financial systems spans many vendor solutions. His systems knowledge, accompanied with 25+ years of experience with systems integration enables him to offer clients effective solutions. Richard presents HCM subjects to national groups and authors HCM articles in industry publications. He holds the following degrees, BS Finance and MBA University of Utah, MS Computer Science DePaul University.

PeopleSoft is More than ALIVE

Quick—the first three emails I receive at Richard.George@Sierra-Cedar.com with the correct answer to the question on the right will receive a Starbucks gift card! On Thursday, March 28that 2:00 p.m. ET, Lisa Riley, who is the Tech Lead at Domino’s, and I will co-present an online seminar on facts about [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:27:17-04:00March 21st, 2019|Oracle|

New HCM features in Image 28

HCM Image 28 has many new features, and while some may not apply to your organization, you’ll likely be pleased by the ones that help you improve processes, simplify, and perhaps, allow you to retire a customization that now is met by out-of-the-box functionality. This quarter’s Image brings 28 improvements [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:28:28-04:00February 26th, 2019|Oracle|

PUM & PTF Go Together Like "Copy & Paste"

When I’ve asked for a show of hands for who uses PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM), I usually see a majority of hands raised. The most recent update from Oracle shows that roughly 72% of all PeopleSoft customers are on release 9.2, and most have used PUM. Customers whom I’ve [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:43:32-04:00February 14th, 2019|Oracle|

PeopleSoft Test Framework – Is it Right for You? (2 of 2)

In Part 2 of my interview with Russ Barberio (RB) and Dan Croce (DC), we dig deeper into the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) as we discuss the system and cost benefits associated with automated testing. PTF is a powerful tool, especially when applying variables and using test scripts.Here’s more on [...]

By |2019-10-14T13:59:23-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Oracle|

Hackensack Meridian Health – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) was recently awarded a PeopleSoft Innovator Award at Oracle OpenWorld in recognition of the tremendous amount of work accomplished in a relatively short time. After the individual healthcare networks merged operations in 2016, the project team set about eliminating 25 HR/Payroll systems as it moved 33,000 team [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:38:47-04:00November 27th, 2018|Oracle|

PeopleSoft Test Framework – Is it Right for You? (1 of 2)

We all know the benefits of using the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF). Streamlining the testing process, reducing costs, and keeping your PeopleSoft system up-to-date are just a few of the advantages. However, clients still want to know if it is the best tool for their organization.In order to gain insight [...]

By |2019-10-14T13:38:58-04:00November 15th, 2018|Oracle|

Domino’s – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

The Value of a Customization Oracle awarded Domino’s an Innovator Award for its recent deployment of an innovation to its PeopleSoft HCM system. Domino’s created an innovative custom-built application to capture acknowledgments and electronic signatures from employees for a variety of HR, benefits, and payroll purposes. Domino’s bolt-on customization [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:39:10-04:00October 31st, 2018|Oracle|

Syracuse University – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

Fluid + Mobile + Workflow = Organization Value Recently, Syracuse University moved to the next generation of time collection for both its academic and administrative units, with innovations around collection processes and easing administrative burdens. Syracuse identified an area of need and took the steps to improve its PeopleSoft system, [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:39:11-04:00October 30th, 2018|Oracle|

NFCU – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

The Value of a Customization Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) was awarded a PeopleSoft Innovator Award by Oracle for its work with Candidate Gateway (recruiting). NFCU combined the updated features of Candidate Gateway with edits to delivered Fluid UI pages and added unique Web analytics to capture data about [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:39:34-04:00October 29th, 2018|Oracle|

PUM-as-a-Service, Fixed Fee, Tell Me More

Who is totally up to date on applying PUM (PeopleSoft Update Manager) images and who finds it easy to apply updates every quarter? I bet it’s a short list. The problem with keeping PeopleSoft updated is it’s a full-time job during part of the year, plus it can require [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:40:38-04:00June 4th, 2018|Oracle|