Oracle Student Cloud: Times, They Are A-Changing

Built for higher education from the ground up, Student Cloud is being designed in tandem with customers to deliver a comprehensive student system solution. Student Cloud is the umbrella name for all six pieces of Student Cloud: Student Engagement, Student Recruiting, Student Support, Student Management, Advancement and Financial Aid. Each piece [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:49:14-05:00September 30th, 2016|Cloud, Higher Education|

Sierra-Cedar Higher Education Services and Workday Student – The Keys to Higher Education’s Success!

Congratulations to Workday on the release of Workday Student! Workday Student encompasses everything from student recruiting, admissions, curriculum management, student records, academic advising, financial aid, and student financials. At Sierra-Cedar, we’re excited to be a Workday Student partner because we believe this system will be able to transform the entire [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:49:26-05:00September 27th, 2016|Higher Education|

Where do I stand with My Budget? Lessons from KCTCS

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on improvements to their budget reporting process. These improvements included the development and distribution of a weekly report for those responsible for the budget. Utilizing Connected Query and BI Publisher, we have developed several reports to [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:02:48-05:00March 13th, 2015|Higher Education|

Homemade Budget Development: Creating a Customized Budget Module at KCTCS

I have been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on improvements to their annual budget planning process. These improvements include the development of a custom budget module within PeopleSoft Financials. With the upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 and PeopleTools 8.53, we continue to improve upon the [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:02-05:00March 13th, 2015|Higher Education|

Before, During, and After the Upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.2: What We Learned at KCTCS

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on their PeopleSoft Financials upgrade from 9.1 to 9.2. This upgrade brought a great many new features which KCTCS wanted to take advantage of immediately. With the upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.2, KCTCS was able to [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:17-05:00March 12th, 2015|Higher Education|

Implementing GL Journal Workflow at KCTCS

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on improvements to their journal entry process. These improvements include streamlining their entry process and reducing redundancy. With the upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, we were able to streamline the entry of journals by utilizing several [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:19-05:00March 12th, 2015|Higher Education|

Security Matters

While many aspects of PeopleSoft security have not really changed much since I was first introduced to the product as a university student worker, there have actually been a lot of changes over the past 19 years, especially with Campus Solutions. From my early days as a student worker as [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:03:22-05:00March 12th, 2015|Higher Education|