PeopleSoft Test Framework – Is it Right for You? (2 of 2)

In Part 2 of my interview with Russ Barberio (RB) and Dan Croce (DC), we dig deeper into the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) as we discuss the system and cost benefits associated with automated testing. PTF is a powerful tool, especially when applying variables and using test scripts.

Here’s more on about the value of PTF and how to optimally leverage it.
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Hackensack Meridian Health – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) was recently awarded a PeopleSoft Innovator Award at Oracle OpenWorld in recognition of the tremendous amount of work accomplished in a relatively short time. After the individual healthcare networks merged operations in 2016, the project team set about eliminating 25 HR/Payroll systems as it moved 33,000 team members at 13 hospitals and over 200 centers into one consolidated system. HMH deployed Elasticsearch, Fluid pages, and custom Fluid pages to make Employee Self Service more intuitive for the users. They also deployed two-factor authentication to make the system more secure. Read more

PeopleSoft Test Framework – Is it Right for You? (1 of 2)

We all know the benefits of using the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF). Streamlining the testing process, reducing costs, and keeping your PeopleSoft system up-to-date are just a few of the advantages. However, clients still want to know if it is the best tool for their organization.

In order to gain insight into the value of PTF and how to optimally leverage it, I spoke with Russ Barberio (RB) and Dan Croce (DC). Both are Senior Consultants with Sierra-Cedar and have experience using the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) to automate testing.  Read more

Domino’s – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

The Value of a Customization

Oracle awarded Domino’s an Innovator Award for its recent deployment of an innovation to its PeopleSoft HCM system. Domino’s created an innovative custom-built application to capture acknowledgments and electronic signatures from employees for a variety of HR, benefits, and payroll purposes. Domino’s bolt-on customization delivers hard benefits to the organization. This may be something you, too, might want to consider. Read more

Syracuse University – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

Fluid + Mobile + Workflow = Organization Value

Recently, Syracuse University moved to the next generation of time collection for both its academic and administrative units, with innovations around collection processes and easing administrative burdens. Syracuse identified an area of need and took the steps to improve its PeopleSoft system, using the delivered tools versus a wholesale system replacement. This innovative project was recognized by Oracle with a PeopleSoft Innovator Award. Read more

NFCU – PeopleSoft Innovator Award Winner

The Value of a Customization

Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) was awarded a PeopleSoft Innovator Award by Oracle for its work with Candidate Gateway (recruiting). NFCU combined the updated features of Candidate Gateway with edits to delivered Fluid UI pages and added unique Web analytics to capture data about a candidate’s behavior when applying for a job. NFCU simplified the PeopleSoft application process and optimized the experience for potential new hires. Read more

PUM Updates too costly? Try PUM-as-a-Service!

Sierra-Cedar released a new service for general availability a few weeks ago—“PUM-as-a-Service” (PUM-aaS). This service provides a very cost-effective process for organizations that want to keep their PeopleSoft system current with the new features/functions in each image but have constraints (e.g., expertise, resources, time). Sierra-Cedar has very experienced PeopleSoft staff dedicated to advising clients on each image and then providing services to apply the update, adjust any customizations, and run PTF scripts. The idea is to offload this important set of tasks to specialists who’ve gained efficiencies through years of experience. Read more

Configure, Provision, & Migrate to Oracle Analytics Cloud

You have questions, and Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) has the answers.

Your first question may be, what is OAC? Oracle Analytics Cloud is a single platform that empowers your entire organization to ask any question of any data in any environment on any device.[1]

It’s a Cloud solution that is designed to let users spend their time working with answers instead of maintaining a system. With OAC you can provide charts, graphs, and easy to understand visualizations which meet people where they are, on the device they use, providing a common “truth” across the enterprise. Read more

Jump-Start Your Cloud Journey

Deeper analytical insight and agility is at the forefront of growth strategy for companies across all industries. However, the complexity of defining the appropriate path to leverage the benefits of the Cloud to gain meaningful insight from your data can be overwhelming.

The Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC), a breakthrough product for both Essbase and Business Intelligence (BI), provides a comprehensive collection of analytic capabilities that provide the right information, to the right people, at the right time. Join our webinar series where we will present how OAC can address requirements from line-of-business users and workgroups to the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and analytics applications. Ultimately, OAC produces rich visualizations from complex data.

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