A New Manager Self-Service Model for Academic Healthcare at UTMB Health

UTMB Health implemented Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM version 8.9 in 2005 with limited Manager Self-Service (MSS) rolled out using the legacy design and delivered routing capability. It proved difficult to maintain and update, and somewhat inflexible to meet the changing business needs. Gaps in delivered MSS (such as new position request) [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:07:26-04:00February 26th, 2014|Healthcare, Higher Education|

Grant Reconciliation Made Easy

Grants are “special”  – we all know that! In order for us to do our daily and monthly processes we cross bridges from Grants to Project Costing, Contracts, Billing, and Accounts Receivable before finally landing in General Ledger. In a perfect world the transactions you started with are the same [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:08:42-04:00February 17th, 2014|Higher Education|

Automating Recurring Payments: Streamlining Procure-to-Pay and Reducing Redundancy at KCTCS

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on improvements to their Procure-to-Pay process. These improvements include streamlining their procurement process and reducing redundancy. With the upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, we were able to streamline recurring payments by utilizing some of the new [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:09:15-04:00February 13th, 2014|Higher Education|

Veteran’s Benefits Processing – Student Financials

Whether by “waving” our flags or by “waiving” our tuition, higher education proudly supports our military veteran students.  However, current federal regulations make it difficult to offer quality customer service to this student population. I imagine colleges view their veterans’ processing as the proverbial “square peg/round hole” dilemma: how to [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:09:19-04:00February 10th, 2014|Higher Education|

Easing the Pain of Salary Funding Changes at UTMB Health

Universities that have a significant amount of grant funding will usually process a high volume of transactions in Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM Commitment Accounting module either to set up funding for Payroll Expenses and Encumbrances or for Retroactive Salary Funding Transfers. Funding for Payroll expenses and encumbrances is set up in [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:09:31-04:00February 6th, 2014|Healthcare, Higher Education|

Simplifying your Procurement Year-End Processing

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on improvements to their Procure-to-Pay process. These improvements include streamlining their procurement process and improve efficiencies. With the upgrade to PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, we were able to streamline the year-end processing, especially the year-end accruals for [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:09:46-04:00February 4th, 2014|Higher Education|

Integration Technologies: Finding the Right Fit

Integration technologies are now more important than ever, as Higher Education customers look at adopting SaaS applications and interact with a wider variety of data consumers. This includes old technology, new technology, leading edge technology, and industry-specific solutions. With these ever-expanding technology footprints, how do we find the right integration technology fit?

By |2019-09-11T14:02:18-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Higher Education|