Preparing for the Cloud – Clean, Re-organize, and Own Your Data!

If this pandemic has done anything, it has given the gift of time! Time to catch up with old friends, binge watch Netflix shows, and tackle the most mundane projects … like reviewing and cleaning your system data. The thought of cleaning your data may have you desperately seeking other [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:11:47-05:00December 17th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education|

Announcing Sierra-Cedar’s PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF) Workbench

End user testing … a critical step in any system update or release, yet this activity is notoriously painful! Testing needs data, scripts, and tracking; and it is a prime candidate for automation. Yet automating testing is tricky and time-consuming. A few years ago, Oracle implemented PeopleSoft testing automation with [...]

By |2020-11-30T16:56:41-05:00November 30th, 2020|Oracle|

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|

PeopleSoft on AWS: Understanding Design Methods and Scaling Functionality

Moving your PeopleSoft application to the AWS Cloud can be a gamechanger as the benefits can revolutionize your IT department. However, the key to getting the most out of an AWS Cloud investment is to methodically design your PeopleSoft application inside the cloud to take advantage of AWS services. To [...]

By |2020-12-15T21:56:18-05:00September 30th, 2020|AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|

AWS Cloud Migration Strategy: Two Models for Making the Transition

Looking to move your ERP application to the cloud? To get started, it’s important to understand the two most leveraged migration path alternatives that organizations take. In this post, we’ll take a look at both paths, the pros and cons, and provide tips for making your move successful. Re-host (a.k.a. [...]

By |2020-12-15T21:57:03-05:00August 25th, 2020|AWS, Cloud|

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 |2020-12-15T21:57:38-05:00July 31st, 2020|AWS, 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|
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