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Peoplesoft HCM Image 23 is out

Image 23 is out and it has some really exciting features in it. I think from a capability entension point of view this is the best image yet released. Key features introduced are: Discussion service – This is something I

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Cost of customizing packaged application

Recently I came across the question on what is the total direct/indirect cost drivers for customization. Here are a few I have realized with my experience: Cost of upgrade – This is the most obvious. Customizations make straight up upgrade

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How do you use your performance management program?

One benefit of doing consulting work is that you get to see a lot of different organizations, at different stages of maturity, from outside. One thing that only interest me in the organization is various ways organizations go on to motivate

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See you at RECONNECT

Presenting ” PeopleSoft 9.2 Talent Management – Drive Business Strategies with a Complete Integrated Solution” at RECONNECT in Chicago, IL. Please come and connect on Thursday July 24th.

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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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Human Capital Performance Quotient

Various studies have been conducted in recent past depicting how critical talent management has become for organizations. Last three clients that I worked at had talent management as the key strategic goal for next 5 years. Huge investments in terms

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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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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. […]