Government and the Cloud: 4 Approaches to Migration

For years, maintaining a central, on-premise data center was the norm for organizations with sensitive, proprietary, or top-secret data. Since 2010, though, increasing numbers of government entities have migrated to the cloud, leveraging the platform’s increased speed, security, agility, and bandwidth – and freeing themselves from the cycle of endless [...]

By |2020-07-31T15:48:02-04:00July 31st, 2020|Cloud, Public Sector|

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|

Sierra-Cedar Helps Lucas County Migrate from PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Applications

May 7, 2020 – Alpharetta, GA – Sierra-Cedar, Inc. announced Lucas County, Ohio’s go-live on Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud solutions. The 11-month effort replaced PeopleSoft Financials and was part of an overall initiative to standardize and streamline business processes across all county [...]

By |2020-05-22T09:54:06-04:00May 7th, 2020|Cloud, ERP, News, Public Sector|

Sierra-Cedar Successfully Migrated Arizona State University’s PeopleSoft Applications to the AWS Public Cloud

December 4, 2019 – Alpharetta, GA – Sierra-Cedar achieved a successful migration of Arizona State University’s (ASU) PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and PeopleSoft Human Capital Management applications to the AWS Public Cloud. Sierra-Cedar is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner and has provided private hosting for ASU’s PeopleSoft applications [...]

By |2019-12-09T13:50:42-05:00December 4th, 2019|News|

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|

The Cloud Understood (Part 5 – PeopleSoft in the Cloud)

Welcome to Part 5 of The Cloud Understood series. In this edition, I want to address questions and concerns from the clients of Sierra-Cedar. As you most likely already know, Sierra-Cedar is first and foremost a services company. We are built on the idea of and [...]

By |2019-09-09T01:24:40-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Cloud, Oracle|

Using PTF Results for PUM

When faced with the decision whether to implement the next PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) Image, an organization must consider the amount of testing that will have to take place before the updated features are rolled out. Before PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF), this meant having a lot of PeopleSoft users performing [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:19:29-04:00February 28th, 2019|Oracle|

New HCM features in Image 28

HCM Image 28 has many new features, and while some may not apply to your organization, you’ll likely be pleased by the ones that help you improve processes, simplify, and perhaps, allow you to retire a customization that now is met by out-of-the-box functionality. This quarter’s Image brings 28 improvements [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:07:45-04:00February 26th, 2019|Oracle|

Winning Strategies for Achieving Your Enterprise Application Goals

Over the last two decades of conducting our Annual HR Systems Survey, we’ve observed a very real transition in how organizations adopt, deploy, and value their HR applications. Originally enterprise software was implemented to automate cumbersome, paper-based processes—back office tools meant to have little or no interaction with employees. New [...]

By |2020-06-16T11:52:50-04:00February 21st, 2019|Oracle|

Lease Management Updates in PeopleSoft

The new FASB ASC Accounting Standards Update 842 has raised a few concerns and created a little confusion on exactly how to best implement it and remain in compliance. To meet the new requirements, Oracle PeopleSoft delivered the Lease Administration Phase 4 updates in PeopleSoft 9.2 Image 27 for the [...]

By |2020-07-13T10:28:29-04:00February 19th, 2019|Oracle|