Oracle PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrades: The Upgrade

In our previous posts on upgrading to Oracle PeopleSoft 9.2, we have discussed getting prepared for planning and completing the planning for your upgrade. Now it’s time to upgrade your PeopleSoft application.

The upgrade to 9.2 from prior versions will feel much like your previous PeopleSoft upgrades, but with a twist; i.e. PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM). It will be about […]

2017-03-07T10:06:03+00:00 Tags: , |

Business insight in minutes with Oracle Stream Analytics

Oracle Stream Analytics (OSA) is the only stream analytics tool available on premises, at the edge and in the cloud for business users to answer enterprise level questions about Fast Data.

OSA is a powerful and instant insight business tool that makes Stream Analysis as easy as working in Excel. With more than 20 statistical, general industry, machine learning and spatial patterns, […]

2017-02-09T11:30:43+00:00 Tags: , |

Oracle PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrades: Elevating Success

What makes an upgrade successful? In the next few weeks, I’ll focus a series of articles on the steps we believe are important to make your Oracle PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade successful.

To begin, I discuss what you can do to prepare for the upgrade, secondly, I will cover detailed planning for the upgrade, and finally I’ll focus on the upgrade project […]

2017-03-07T10:06:12+00:00 Tags: , |

Webinar: Managed Services for Oracle PeopleSoft – Delivery

Once transitioned it’s important to follow consistent delivery processes and maintain an integrated relationship with your managed services provider. This webinar answers some key questions for consideration:

  • How do managed services integrate with your internal services?
  • How are services requested, managed and reported?
  • How are services and service levels adjusted as business needs change?
  • How does managed services communicate effectively?
  • What are the outcomes of successful […]
2017-03-07T10:08:52+00:00 Tags: , , |

Webinar: Managed Services for Oracle PeopleSoft – Transition

Once you have made the decision to use managed services provider, the transition requires a number of actions including deciding on the type of model you want, but most importantly becoming collaborative partners with clear expectations. This webinar answers some key questions for consideration:

  • What are some of the steps transitioning to a managed service model?
  • What services are available and required?
  • What are […]
2017-03-07T10:08:56+00:00 Tags: , |

Webinar: Managed Services for Oracle PeopleSoft – Planning

Deciding whether managed services is right for you requires a major organizational decision and careful deliberation. Once you understand your requirements, the next step is planning to move forward to a managed services model. This webinar answers some key questions for consideration:

  • What should your strategic plan include?
  • How do you determine value to your organization?
  • What support capabilities does your organization have […]
2016-12-18T19:08:08+00:00 Tags: , |

Webinar: Managed Services for Oracle PeopleSoft – Strategy

Your Oracle PeopleSoft solution is essential to your business operations but it’s also tying up your valuable IT resources. One size fits all is no longer relevant when your business model is constantly changing. Our four part webinar series will focus on strategy, planning, and transitioning and delivery of a managed services model for your most critical business application.

Our first episode […]

2016-12-18T19:08:11+00:00 Tags: , |

What’s Your Oracle Game Plan? The Annual Eastern Canada RUG Conference

It was a pleasure to be in Toronto this past June 22 and 23, 2015. Alongside my fellow colleagues from Sierra Systems, we were joined by our friends at Sierra-Cedar Inc. who attended and presented at Oracle’s Eastern Canada Regional User Group (ECRUG) Conference. The event was attended by over 400 people from a wide range of organizations working with Oracle […]


Diary of an Itinerant Programmer – The ADF Workshop

Many years ago, Sierra Systems forged a working relationship with Oracle through the use of Oracle products to create enterprise systems. This happened largely because many of the BC Provincial Government ministries at the time preferred Oracle’s products.

As an eager young developer, I rapaciously absorbed everything I could about Oracle products. As an itinerant developer, in the enviable position of being […]

2016-12-18T19:08:56+00:00 Tags: |