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Four Customers Who Said, “Goodbye Data Center, Hello AWS”

Saying ‘goodbye’ to your data center and moving to the Cloud is a big deal. It is like allowing someone else to take care of your car – you own it, you drive it, but someone else cleans it, maintains it, and powers it! The hardest part of moving your [...]

By |May 20th, 2021|Categories: AWS, Cloud, Commercial, Higher Education|Tags: , , , , |

Preparing for a SaaS Cloud Transition

Are you running on-premise back-office applications such as PeopleSoft, E-Business Suite, Lawson, JD Edwards, etc.? Are you looking for a strategy to move to a SaaS (Software-as a-Service) applications such as Oracle Cloud? Building trust into a cloud concept is not an easy feat and there are many items to [...]

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Oracle, SaaS|Tags: , , , |

How Optimizing PeopleSoft Can Support Your Institution’s Strategic Direction

Higher Education IT leaders know they need to innovate. I know because I felt the constant need to support and improve systems of engagement as an IT leader for a public university system with an enrollment of more than 70,000 students. The struggle is real! Strategic imperatives such as flexible [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Higher Education, Oracle|Tags: , , , |

Understanding FlexOps® Q&A with Sierra-Cedar’s VP, Cloud Solutions

Five years ago, Sierra-Cedar began to re-invent the way it delivers managed services. Our vision: to create a managed service for cloud platforms that focuses on performance, risk-reduction, improved efficiency, and cost-optimization. Almost immediately, our cloud architecture and development teams realized the immense benefits of automation on a cloud platform. [...]

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: AWS, Cloud|Tags: , , , , , , |

Realizing the Beauty of PeopleSoft’s Fluid User Interface

When PeopleSoft was born, the cell phone was a telephone the size of a brick, and PeopleSoft was manually installed on individual PCs. Fast forward a couple of decades, a cell phone is called a smartphone, a smartphone is so slim it fits into a pocket, and PeopleSoft is accessible [...]

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Oracle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Preparing for the Cloud – Clean, Re-organize, and Own Your Data!

If this pandemic has done anything, it has given the gift of time! Time to catch up with old friends, binge watch Netflix shows, and tackle the most mundane projects … like reviewing and cleaning your system data. The thought of cleaning your data may have you desperately seeking other [...]

By |December 17th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Higher Education|Tags: , , , , |

Announcing Sierra-Cedar’s PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF) Workbench

End user testing … a critical step in any system update or release, yet this activity is notoriously painful! Testing needs data, scripts, and tracking; and it is a prime candidate for automation. Yet automating testing is tricky and time-consuming. A few years ago, Oracle implemented PeopleSoft testing automation with [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Oracle|Tags: , , |

Ease M&A Pain with Sierra-Cedar’s PeopleSoft System Readiness Assessment

Have you ever tried to put together a blank puzzle? Like one with 5,000 pieces and no image to guide you? While you may be up for the challenge, the puzzle may be a brutal experience without a clear picture of the result. Navigating a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) system [...]

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Healthcare, Oracle|Tags: , , |

Oracle Cloud Module Spotlight: Procurement Contracts Cloud

Need to stay on your existing PeopleSoft system but want to try out the cloud? Look no further than Oracle Procurement Contracts Cloud. Why? It provides an easy way to transition to the cloud while maintaining your current PeopleSoft applications. Here is how it works in a nutshell: The Oracle [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Higher Education, Oracle|Tags: , , , , , |

PeopleSoft on AWS: Understanding Design Methods and Scaling Functionality

Moving your PeopleSoft application to the AWS Cloud can be a gamechanger as the benefits can revolutionize your IT department. However, the key to getting the most out of an AWS Cloud investment is to methodically design your PeopleSoft application inside the cloud to take advantage of AWS services. To [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|Tags: , , , , |
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