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PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF)
PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF)

Historically, it can be a challenge to keep automated test scripts up to date, reducing their benefit and usefulness. Selective Adoption and PUM (PeopleSoft Update Manager) mostly eliminates the need to maintain automated test scripts and with PTF, automated testing for PeopleSoft can be set up and maintained with minimal on-going effort. PeopleSoft Test Framework

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PeopleSoft Cloud – Frequently Asked Questions
PeopleSoft Cloud – Frequently Asked Questions

Any PeopleSoft or Oracle conference this year has certainly had one common theme, ‘Cloud.”  CIOs are motivated to move to the Cloud due to cost savings and significant efficiencies. The reality for most companies is that hosting in the Cloud is cheaper than maintaining your own servers.  While there is a huge focus on Cloud, from

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Do’s and Don’ts to Employee Motivation
Do’s and Don’ts to Employee Motivation

We live in a ‘Do More with Less,’ fast-paced world, resulting in directors, project managers, business analysis leads, application leads, or even ourselves as team members, struggling to find ways to keep our team – and ourselves – motivated.  Everybody wants something done now – and done their way – which places a tremendous pressure

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PeopleSoft Community and Information Resources
PeopleSoft Community and Information Resources

RECONNECT 2017 consisted of 150 education sessions dedicated to PeopleSoft.  Below are the NRC highlights and top takeaways from this year’s conference: PeopleSoft Community and Information Resources. Oracle provided some great and very useful information on how to interact with peers and learn more about planned enhancements and features: Cumulative Feature Overview Tool – Used

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PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Capabilities
PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Capabilities

Delivered with PeopleTools 8.54 and up the PeopleSoft Fluid UI is more than just page rendering.  It’s a holistic interaction model that supports device hand off beyond just mobile.  Fluid UI is responsive on all devices and allows for a simplified user and self-service experience.  PeopleSoft has historically been extremely difficult to access and navigate

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Oracle BI Cloud – Centralized Analytic Tools
Oracle BI Cloud – Centralized Analytic Tools

Highlights of Oracle BI Cloud Faster and Predictive Business Decisions Dynamic Analytic Tools Security Mitigation Simplified Approach to Analyzing Organization Information Interactive and User Friendly With Oracle Transitional Business Intelligence (OTBI) users have the ability to create interactive reports for better analyses using Oracle BI Cloud. Typical obstacles to solid analytics include the misunderstanding of system

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Top Takeaways from the HIUG Conference
Top Takeaways from the HIUG Conference

As we close out another successful Healthcare Industry User Group (HIUG) annual conference, below are NRC’s Top Takeaways from the 2017 event: The Move to Oracle Cloud.  Oracle continues to invest and promote the integrated features of Oracle HCM and ERP Cloud to support an agile, high-performing healthcare enterprise by enabling patient-centered, value-based healthcare with a unified and

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Top Takeaways from COLLABORATE 2017
Top Takeaways from COLLABORATE 2017

As we wrapped up a great week of information and networking at COLLABORATE 2017, which consisted of 1,250 education sessions including over 160 dedicated to PeopleSoft, NRC wanted to provide our highlights and Top Takeaways from this year’s conference: All Things Cloud.  There is a huge focus on Cloud with planning either single application moves to

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Health Information Exchange: Enter IoT & Data Science
Health Information Exchange: Enter IoT & Data Science

The idea of Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIO), Regional Health Information Exchanges (RHIE) and, generically speaking, Health Information Exchange (HIE), is not a new concept. Acronyms change, new ones are coined and some are no longer in vogue. Nevertheless, the underlying principle is universal; it is the integration and exchange of health information within regional,

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Data Monetization, Internet of Things, and Data Science as a Service – Part 2
Data Monetization, Internet of Things, and Data Science as a Service – Part 2

As mentioned previously, we explored the rudimentary beginnings, from a specific perspective twenty years ago, of Internet of things (IoT), Data Monetization and Data Science as a Service (DSaaS). The foundation of the perspective was predicated on technology, statistics and competitive advantage sought by the William Wrigley Junior Company. Albeit a stretch for some, if

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Data Monetization, Internet of Things, and Data Science as a Service – Part 1
Data Monetization, Internet of Things, and Data Science as a Service – Part 1

by JOE BARRON   The idea of data monetization, albeit more popular and growing today, is not a new one. Broadly speaking, data monetization is deriving value from data; either direct revenue through its sale or realized benefits from its usage and manipulation. The internet of things (IoT) is generally described as the internetworking of physical

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Addressing the Issue
Addressing the Issue

If your ERP implementation includes the revenue cycle, you will probably need to convert customer data to the new financial system of record.  How do you know when to create a new customer record versus when to add an address to an existing customer record? This article uses PeopleSoft as an example, but the guiding

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Balancing Act
Balancing Act

It’s tempting.  Your third-party accounting entry interface to PeopleSoft GL is almost perfect.  You designed it by the numbers: Clone the JGEN_ACCT_ENTRY record Create a new Accounting Entry Template and Journal Generator Definition Integrate the data into the new table (via message or app engine or SQR or other) TEST! And then things got less

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Keeping Your System Fit – Data Archiving
Keeping Your System Fit – Data Archiving

I was able to pull up the page in seconds in January.  How come it takes minutes in October? The batch processing window used to be much shorter before; now we are not able to meet the SLA requirements. What’s happening? Remember the help desk calls regarding PeopleSoft application performance issues and DBAs, PeopleSoft Administrators

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Managing Your PeopleSoft Customizations
Managing Your PeopleSoft Customizations

With the latest PeopleSoft 9.2 applications, we now have a true pick-and-choose interface, where all dependencies are managed for us, and a true “custom” change package can be built. If I were running 9.2 GA, and needed a fix from PUM Image 16, I would simply choose that fix, and any requisite code is built

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A New Breed of Integration – PeopleSoft FSCM and ImageNow
A New Breed of Integration – PeopleSoft FSCM and ImageNow

Not too long ago this world was filled with tons of storage rooms filled with endless paper as it is a requirement by law to keep documentation for a various number of years for audit purposes. Today the world is rapidly moving towards better, more sophisticated software such as PeopleSoft and ImageNow that can solve

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