Oracle has designated Sierra-Cedar as an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI). Oracle Cloud offerings, implemented jointly by Sierra-Cedar and its clients, enable organizations to take their efficiency to the next level by improving business outcomes.

Sierra-Cedar’s strength derives from our extensive multi-pillar services coupled with our business flexibility and a template-driven methodology, backed by years of experience delivering complex solutions successfully for our clients.

Ratnakar Bank Limited (RBL Bank), headquartered in the Mumbai region of Maharashtra, India, is a scheduled commercial bank that was founded 1943. It now has more than 340 branches in 20 Indian states and Union Territories and more than 7,000 employees. The bank serves five sectors: corporate and institutional banking, commercial banking, retail banking, agricultural development banking, and financial market access.

In January 2019, RBL Bank went live with the Oracle HCM Cloud application suite’s Core HCM, Absence, Time & Labor modules. It continues to roll out additional modules and functionality for its employees.

Sierra-Cedar India helped RBL Bank implement the solution and provided stabilization services.

“Thank you to the Sierra-Cedar team for helping us implement Oracle Fusion HCM Cloud and making sure it is stable for our employees.”

Abhijeet Davane, VP & Head Technology COE
RBL Bank

“We appreciate all your support during our HRMS stabilization phase and would like to thank the Sierra-Cedar team who have partnered with us during this journey.”

Milind Sable, VP, HR Operations
RBL Bank

KLAY is committed to caring for the world, one family at a time!

• To provide quality education and care for each child
• Help organizations build family friendly workplaces
• Enable women to pursue their dreams

Established in 2011, over 2000+ KLAY educators spread across 140+ centers in India are united in their mission to nurture every child’s gifts and be the trusted parenting partner of every family. From one center in 2011, to being known as India’s Most Trusted Parenting Partner with 8000+ Children under its care is a testament to the strong the vision and execution by the entire KLAY team. KLAY continues to grow and expanding its operations.

KLAY is focused on putting in place systems and processes that will support its growth and chose Oracle HCM Cloud as its Human Resources enabling system. KLAY went live with Oracle HCM Cloud – Core HCM, Absence, Time & Labor modules and Oracle Taleo Cloud in May 2019 and It will continue to roll out additional modules and functionality for its employees over the next several months.

Sierra-Cedar India was chosen as the implementation partner to assist KLAY on this major HR initiative. Sierra-Cedar’s team of Functional and Technical Cloud consultants worked under very aggressive timelines to establish and standardize business processes and implement them on the Cloud. .

“…We’ve gone live with Phase-I on 9th May 2019 with Oracle HCM Cloud. Thanks to Sierra-Cedar team for all the help and support in working with us in achieving this milestone.”

Dhiwakharan Naidu, Head of Human Resources

IDFC FIRST Bank provides a range of financial solutions to individuals, small businesses and corporates. IDFC FIRST Bank has a nationwide presence in India and operates in Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and other banking segments. Its 16,000 employees are based out of 225 branches, 140 ATMs, and 454 rural business correspondent centers across the country. IDFC First Bank was formed in 2018 via a merger of Capital First and IDFC Bank.

In May 2019, IDFC First Bank went live with Oracle HCM Cloud application suite—Core HCM, Absence, Time & Labor modules—for its 16,000 employees. This “HR Space – an integrated people platform” creates a foundation upon which additional phases and modules will be rolled out.

IDFC First Bank partnered with the Sierra-Cedar India team on this project, and the Sierra-Cedar India Oracle Fusion Cloud team worked with HR and Technology teams at IDFC First to help deliver the project under very aggressive timelines.

“A big thank you to all of you. This achievement was not possible without your support. Each one of you have given your precious time including weekends, holidays, late nights and made this Go-Live possible. This is just beginning. Hope to achieve many more.”

Shivsagar Prajapati, Head – Service Delivery (HR)

Our Practice Highlights


Sierra-Cedar’s Oracle consultants, many of whom are Oracle Cloud certified, have extensive industry-focused knowledge. They help  bridge the gap between product capabilities and your organization’s needs to take full advantage of Oracle’s portfolio of innovative solutions.

Project Approach

Utilizing a resource model and local/global mix that works for your organization is an important aspect of delivering these complex projects. We provide an implementation experience that incorporates the appropriate level of direct interaction with cost-effective task execution.

Integration Expertise

Your Cloud products don’t exist in a vacuum. You need your systems to communicate across the Cloud and with your on-premise and third-party systems. Our consultants can help you determine the integration strategy that aligns with your organization and then implement it.

Multi-Pillar Capabilities

Sierra-Cedar understands that business process optimization across functions, departments, and applications is critical to an architecture’s long-term success. Our methodology and skills support integrated processes for multiple Oracle application pillars.

Sierra-Cedar’s Propel Methodology for Cloud utilizes the leading business practices that are inherent in the software to reduce effort, shorten the implementation timeline, and lower cost. Propel for Cloud is driven by Sierra-Cedar’s proprietary implementation Tools and Project Accelerators which facilitate rapid design, improve quality, accelerate configuration and data conversion, promote learning, and enforce requirements traceability throughout the process. Using Propel for Cloud enables Sierra-Cedar’s clients to implement Oracle Cloud Applications quickly, efficiently, and at an attractive price point.

Our Services

Organizational ReadinessDetermine your organization’s readiness for transition to the Cloud with roadmaps, assessments, change management, and business process alignment.
Implementations & DeploymentOur seasoned Oracle Cloud consultants can help deploy or extend your applications so you take full advantage of your investment.
Technology ConsultingDeliver technology integrations, components, and solutions for the Cloud and your current systems, including IaaS and PaaS, to create a simplified and integrated technology landscape.
Support & OptimizationCloud products are consistently updated with the latest functionality and industry-leading practices. We can help you manage the challenges of this process as your organization learns to regularly absorb and optimize these changes.

Why Sierra-Cedar?

  • After 20+ years of industry experience as an Oracle partner, we have strong application expertise and a proven track record.
  • We are committed to long-term relationship with our clients.
  • Our delivery practices and methodologies differentiate us from our competitors.
  • We understand the various aspects of the Cloud and how to help our customers make the transition.