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Integrated Talent Management – Driving business strategy – Part 1

Tim is currently the product director for AmazingPhones, a company making high end smart phones.  He just walked out of the quarterly strategy review meeting where he got a shocking news. AmazingPhones is going to ditch its propitiatory operating system platform

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Posted in Business Analysis, Management, Strategy, Talent Management, Uncategorized

Simplify Project Management

Software project management can be a real pain for an ERP implementation. If you have previously worked in a open system development environment then planning for ERP implementations can get really tricky. Project managers have to understand that all requirements

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What is your management style?

I was recently asked “What is your management style?”. I stumbled all the way to provide an answer that truly reflected me. I read about all kind of styles from being authoritative to being delegating. I don’t think anyone can have one

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Performace Management Framework

 Introduction Gone are the days when HR department was considered a task oriented function responsible for getting all the paperwork in place and making sure that the employees are paid on time.   In today’s economy, HR plays a critical role

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Upgrade or not to upgrade: That is the question (Customer approach to PeopleSoft 9.2)

PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 is here and sure enough it brings quite a bit of excitement to the user community. Though this excitement will start to normalize in a few years as PeopleSoft will get onto a quick agile update/upgrade path

Posted in Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management, Value management

Total compensation to remuneration to reward – Maslow’s hierarchy of need

Nothing motivates employees more than money, that’s what conventional wisdom has taught us. This is not true anymore and as Maslow’s hierarchy of need suggests, safety (generally provided by money) is still below love, esteem and self-actualization which means that

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Recent Posts: PeopleSoft Tricks and Tips

Do we have a bag of tricks!

Its been two years since Seema LLC came into existence and in these two years we have executed some amazing projects that enabled our clients to be named PeopleSoft Innovators. With the support of our consulting community, below are some of the projects that we executed last year. We completed a complex Variable and Merit […]

PeopleSoft reporting using Simplified Analytics

As promised, PeopleSoft has delivered some simplified analytics out of the box on guided self service pages. Thanks to the delivered framework, clients do not need to stop there. All kinds of self service analytics and reporting can be created using this functionality. For ex: Deliver a report with most important columns from PS_EMPLOYEES table […]

Did I just see descriptive flex fields coming to PeopleSoft?

I just checked the “PeopleSoft Today” video, on PeopleSoft Info website, and I found a proposed functionality of immense interest. The functionality looks very similar to Descriptive Flex Field functionality on Oracle Fusion product and is only available on fluid. Check out the video below at 31:50. PeopleSoft Today

Configurable Analysis Framework

Oracle PeopleSoft has a hidden gem of a functionality in Configurable Analysis Framework or CAF. We recently got first hand experience with the functionality at a retail client. With little configuration, we were able to deliver position comparison functionality out of box involving multiple metrics. The functionality can be utilized in any scenario where a […]

Another Innovator Award!

Another Innovator Award!

I am glad to say that our team bagged another Innovator award from Oracle for helping a retail client through its Talent Management transformation journey. We are currently working on designing a “surface simple but internally complex” business process that provide a single threaded approach to career planning, performance management and succession planning within PeopleSoft. […]