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 |2021-05-21T13:50:09-04:00May 20th, 2021|AWS, Cloud, Commercial, Higher Education|

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 |2021-03-31T19:26:40-04:00March 31st, 2021|Higher Education, Oracle|

Sierra-Cedar Successfully Migrates University of California Office of the President’s PeopleSoft HCM Application to the AWS Public Cloud

March 1, 2021 – Alpharetta, GA – Sierra-Cedar announced the University of California Office of the President’s (UCOP) successful migration of 21 environments, primarily comprised of PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) environments, to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Cloud. Sierra-Cedar is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner with AWS competencies [...]

By |2021-03-18T11:44:47-04:00March 1st, 2021|AWS, Higher Education, News|

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 |2020-12-17T11:11:47-05:00December 17th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education|

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|

Free Offering: Automated Class and Enrollment Maintenance Toolset

What do you get when you gather a former college dean, a veteran university registrar, and several college-IT-directors-turned-consultants on a Zoom call during a pandemic? An amazing think tank with a focused eye on the pain COVID-19 has inflicted on class enrollments! The best part? This talented group created an [...]

By |2020-09-04T11:55:48-04:00September 4th, 2020|Higher Education, Oracle|

COVID-19 and Grading Basis Changes

The COVID-19 virus has created a lot of challenges for higher education institutions. A front runner is grading and graduation, particularly with the inclusion of Pass/Fail and Credit/No-Credit grading options. The impact of these changes to the norm is deep and touches departments from financial aid to student financials to [...]

By |2020-05-22T09:47:53-04:00May 8th, 2020|Higher Education, Oracle|

How Oracle 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 Student Financial Planning (SFP) is helping institutions navigate these difficult times. But first, let [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:40:23-05:00May 4th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education, Oracle|
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