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 |2020-10-15T09:26:15-04:00October 15th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education, Oracle|

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 |2020-10-01T10:37:28-04:00September 30th, 2020|AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|

AWS Cloud Migration Strategy: Two Models for Making the Transition

Looking to move your ERP application to the cloud? To get started, it’s important to understand the two most leveraged migration path alternatives that organizations take. In this post, we’ll take a look at both paths, the pros and cons, and provide tips for making your move successful. Re-host (a.k.a. [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:55:19-04:00August 25th, 2020|AWS, Cloud|

Government and the Cloud: 4 Approaches to Migration

For years, maintaining a central, on-premise data center was the norm for organizations with sensitive, proprietary, or top-secret data. Since 2010, though, increasing numbers of government entities have migrated to the cloud, leveraging the platform’s increased speed, security, agility, and bandwidth – and freeing themselves from the cycle of endless [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:55:36-04:00July 31st, 2020|AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|

A Journey to Oracle Cloud Applications Through the Eyes of a Financials Consultant

Talk about trying to teach an old dog new tricks! I have been working with PeopleSoft for more than 25 years, both as a technical and functional consultant. When I found out I needed to learn Oracle Cloud Applications, I was skeptical. After working with PeopleSoft for so long, it [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:34:32-04:00July 17th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle|

Lucas County Reaches New Heights with Oracle Cloud Applications: Highlights from the May 21st Webinar

In January 2020, Sierra-Cedar and Lucas County, Ohio brought live Phase One of the County’s Oracle Cloud investment: Oracle Financials, Procurement, and Budgeting Cloud Services. Weeks later COVID-19 hit, and operations changed overnight for the County’s 3,200 employees. On May 21, Oracle did a webinar with Lucas County staff and [...]

By |2020-07-10T12:22:00-04:00June 26th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle, Public Sector|

Sierra-Cedar Helps Lucas County Migrate from PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Applications

May 7, 2020 – Alpharetta, GA – Sierra-Cedar, Inc. announced Lucas County, Ohio’s go-live on Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud solutions. The 11-month effort replaced PeopleSoft Financials and was part of an overall initiative to standardize and streamline business processes across all county [...]

By |2020-05-22T09:54:06-04:00May 7th, 2020|Cloud, ERP, News, Public Sector|

How Oracle’s Vocado Student Financial Planning Provides Dynamic Flexibility for Higher Ed Institutions Amidst COVID-19

In the ever-changing environment of higher education, updates to financial aid policy are not an uncommon occurrence. However, the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 have created challenges for this financial aid year and years to come. Oracle Cloud’s Vocado Student Financial Planning (VSFP) is helping institutions navigate these difficult times. But [...]

By |2020-05-22T10:02:42-04:00May 4th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education, Oracle|

Oracle Integration Cloud Bootcamp

Sierra-Cedar recently participated in Oracle’s hands-on multi-day bootcamp led by Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) specialists. The bootcamp focused on the OIC application, which brings together Application Integration, Process Automation, and Visual Builder. Oracle has developed its OIC offering as a cornerstone for future cloud initiatives and strategies. As organizations [...]

By |2020-01-29T09:46:49-05:00January 28th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle, SaaS, Training|

The Cloud Understood (Part 5 – PeopleSoft in the Cloud)

Welcome to Part 5 of The Cloud Understood series. In this edition, I want to address questions and concerns from the clients of Sierra-Cedar. As you most likely already know, Sierra-Cedar is first and foremost a services company. We are built on the idea of and [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:24:40-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Cloud, Oracle|
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