I actually do think that the new PS 9.2 HMS is magnificent. While it’s properly considered a sub-release from 9.1, it really has a lot packed into it. In total there are over a thousand enhancements, but today I’ll discuss the three that I think are most valuable.
OK, bad pun; but what are the costs and benefits associated with a hosted PS 9.2 solution? A great time to explore whether or not this makes sense for your organization is during your overall PS upgrade evaluation. By outsourcing the management and maintenance of their [...]
This is one of my favorite areas of consulting, Sierra-Cedar’s proprietary HCM Benchmarking and Strategic HCM Roadmap services. Sierra-Cedar conducts an annual survey of HCM technology and has gathered millions of data points over the last 15 years. The data provides our clients with key information about [...]
The underlying assumption in the last blog was that there are definite benefits to upgrading your PeopleSoft system. I provided a URL so you could spend time reviewing the long list of new features and functions in order to identify the potential big benefits to your [...]
More than one reader has asked, “Why upgrade to PS 9.2 now? Why not wait—or even skip it and just deploy a future release?” Inherent in these strategies is the assumption that the cost of the upgrade is greater than the benefits its deployment would produce. [...]
Now that PeopleSoft 9.2 is in GA - general release - you can review your current list of modifications and compare it to the list of new features/functions in your PeopleSoft applications. The exercise of deciding what to migrate to PS 9.2 is key to keeping your system both easy to use and cost effective.
PeopleSoft (PS) 9.2 is GA on Friday, 3/22, and the press releases show that everything will be available—that’s great news. CedarCrestone is working with a number of our clients on their PS 9.2 upgrade: project planning, identifying resources, securing budgets, and reviewing the value of the new functions in the pre-release notesI did a straw poll and asked for the pros and cons of upgrading ASAP versus pushing the upgrade off for a while.
Over the next few weeks, I’ll use this space to evaluate PeopleSoft release 9.2 by sharing my observations and experience evaluating an upgrade to PS 9.2 for CedarCrestone.
While the implementation of integrated Supply Chain Management solution will provide state-of-the-art capabilities to support critical cost saving efforts, we have found that implementing the solution in and of itself will not automatically achieve the performance improvement and business operational / process objectives typically predicted. [...]
"Never before has the business case for transformation in the healthcare supply chain been so persuasive...While the future is unclear, most agree that at least some things are certain. Healthcare costs must come down. Hospitals and other care providers will be reimbursed on value, not volume. And hospitals will need to survive on Medicare reimbursement levels." Driving Transformation in the Healthcare Supply Chain: Change Can Be Good for Your Bottom Line, GHX 2012