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|

Is "Exploring SaaS" one of your organization’s Cloud Computing New Year’s resolutions? It should be

Cloud Computing can take on many different forms. Popular options include the following: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provided by a vendor like Amazon Web Services Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) where organizations subscribe and build/deploy applications that meet specific needs Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) where organizations subscribe to deploy industry-leading best practices through [...]

By |2020-06-11T08:41:47-04:00February 15th, 2018|Cloud|