Ease M&A Pain with Sierra-Cedar’s PeopleSoft System Readiness Assessment

Have you ever tried to put together a blank puzzle? Like one with 5,000 pieces and no image to guide you? While you may be up for the challenge, the puzzle may be a brutal experience without a clear picture of the result. Navigating a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) system [...]

By |2020-10-29T15:57:52-04:00October 29th, 2020|Healthcare, Oracle|

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|

A Journey to Oracle Cloud Applications Through the Eyes of a Financials Consultant

Talk about trying to teach an old dog new tricks! I have been working with PeopleSoft for more than 25 years, both as a technical and functional consultant. When I found out I needed to learn Oracle Cloud Applications, I was skeptical. After working with PeopleSoft for so long, it [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:34:32-04:00July 17th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle|

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|

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’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|

Take Advantage of New Features in PeopleSoft HCM Images 30-31

PeopleSoft HCM Images 30-31 has 91 new features. Although each feature may not apply to your organization, you’ll likely be pleased by the ones that can help you improve productivity, simplify processes, and, perhaps, allow you to retire a customization that can now be met by out-of-the-box functionality. The pie [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:11:35-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Oracle|

Modern Integration in the New PeopleSoft World: A Call to Action for Business Users

Demands for robust connectivity and business system agility are greater than ever. We want the latest information available across all systems and devices at all times. The tolerance we once had for waiting on a nightly batch integration to update data across our systems is diminishing [...]

By |2020-06-12T07:50:46-04:00May 16th, 2019|Oracle|
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