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 |2019-11-11T12:12:10-05:00October 23rd, 2019|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 |2019-09-09T01:27:48-05:00February 28th, 2019|Oracle|

PUM & PTF Go Together Like "Copy & Paste"

When I’ve asked for a show of hands for who uses PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM), I usually see a majority of hands raised. The most recent update from Oracle shows that roughly 72% of all PeopleSoft customers are on release 9.2, and most have used PUM. Customers whom I’ve [...]

By |2019-11-11T12:12:50-05:00February 14th, 2019|Oracle|

PUM-as-a-Service, Fixed Fee, Tell Me More

Who is totally up to date on applying PUM (PeopleSoft Update Manager) images and who finds it easy to apply updates every quarter? I bet it’s a short list. The problem with keeping PeopleSoft updated is it’s a full-time job during part of the year, plus it can require [...]

By |2019-11-11T12:16:37-05:00June 4th, 2018|Oracle|

Sierra-Cedar, Inc. Offers PUM-as-a-Service to Help Clients Optimize PeopleSoft Application Investment

Sierra-Cedar, Inc., an independent North American IT services company, today announced the launch of PUM-as-a-Service, a response to the need for organizations to efficiently manage PeopleSoft updates. “Sierra-Cedar believes that our PeopleSoft experience, combined with our proven approach in this service offering, will enable clients to leverage their PeopleSoft investment [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:46:47-05:00May 17th, 2018|News|

PUM-as-a-Service

PUM-as-a-Service—that’s a mouthful for sure. PUM (PeopleSoft Update Manager) was developed to help simplify maintenance and lower costs for PeopleSoft users. However, I think you can do even better. PUM-as-a-Service further simplifies and lowers cost for your business. Let me provide a quick overview. When [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:46:49-05:00May 17th, 2018|Oracle|

PeopleSoft Test Framework. Well worth the effort.

Testing PeopleSoft processes for PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) updates or major release upgrades is usually not high on a user’s list of likes. The entire process of developing a test plan is not exactly fun: assembling a team, creating and performing tests, fixing issues, re-testing, documenting, and finalizing the [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:47:10-05:00March 1st, 2018|Oracle|

Selective Adoption

My wife and I have similar business backgrounds and often discuss current issues and events, however when I recently brought up the topic of "Selective Adoption," she gave me a very questioning look. (Understand that we volunteer with an organization called Safe Families for Children, Safe-Families.org, which focuses on keeping [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:47:17-05:00January 30th, 2018|Oracle|

PeopleSoft 9.2 – PeopleSoft Upgrade Manager (PUM)

PUM: for the uninitiated, this acronym might not create a great deal of excitement, but wait until you use it. PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) has been described as “the tool that breaks up a large upgrade into small, easy-to-apply updates.” One user describes PUM as “a [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:12:00-05:00December 2nd, 2013|Oracle|