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|

What is SMART AMS and Why is this New Approach Worth Considering?

First let’s talk about Application Management Services or “AMS” support and why it is becoming so important for organizations to include as a component of IT/Business strategy. There are three significant trends impacting the demand and nature of support services delivery. Legacy Applications: Three Generations to Support First, technology and functional [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:03:50-04:00March 11th, 2013|Higher Education|

Reporting Vendor Diversity Information

I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on their Supplier Diversity Initiative. Our overall goal is to ensure that KCTCS meets their 2010-2016 Strategic Plan goals to “reflect the diversity of the students and employees of our 16 colleges and the citizens of [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:04:19-04:00March 11th, 2013|Higher Education|

Decentralizing Your Accounts Payable

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 the entry of invoices by utilizing several of [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:04:45-04:00March 8th, 2013|Higher Education|