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Three Tips to Effective Customer Engagement

Posted: Aug 22, 2014

In today's economy eCommerce is often the single largest revenue stream for a business. To drive those sales, however, you need to create an engaged customer base that is willing to participate in your eCommerce site. Traditional forms of customer engagement will not always hold up in the digital world.   In the last issue of Q&A Ma...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

PeopleSoft Point of the Week: Dave Bain on Developing for the Fluid UI

Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Dave Bain, Senior Manager of Product Strategy for PeopleSoft, has written a very well-detailed blog on how to begin developing for the new PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface. Dave's article takes you through the first steps of developing a Fluid UI home page - perhaps the most important, and certainly most viewed, page of your PeopleSoft installation....

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

Oracle Releases 57 New JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Applications

Posted: Aug 15, 2014

Oracle recently released 57 new JD Edwards EnterpriseOne mobile applications, optimized for both smartphones and tablets, to the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android. The release included apps for: maintenance, field service, project management, supply chain management, and health and safety incident reporting. All of these applications are ...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

PeopleSoft Point of the Week: New PeopleSoft Talk Available and a Web CFO Update!

Posted: Aug 12, 2014

This week has already been a big one for the PeopleSoft world. First off, Marc Weintraub, Senior Director for PeopleSoft, has released his latest PeopleSoft Talk interview. In this episode Alex Man, Vice President of PeopleSoft Financials, discusses how the Financials module of PeopleSoft has evolved over the years. You can watch the full interview...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

How Will the Internet of Things Impact Security?

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

As I put the finishing touches on Issue 3 of Q&A Magazine, which features a great two part Internet of Things as it relates to PeopleSoft and JD Edwards series, I came across this article on Vijayan, the author, comments on how the ever expanding Internet of Things (IoT) has already and will continue to impact cybersecurity o...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

PeopleSoft Point of the Week: Resources for Deploying SES in 9.2

Posted: Aug 05, 2014

Matthew Haavisto of Oracle recently compiled a great set of resources to help you get Secure Enterprise Search (SES), the search mechanism on which PeopleSoft is built, up and running for your business. He links to these documents on the PeopleSoft Technology blog here.   If you are interested in more SES content, be sure to check out Matthe...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

'Emotional IQ' a New Leadership Best Practice?

Posted: Aug 01, 2014

Kevin Allen, author and PR guru behind Mastercard's "Priceless" campaign, recently opined on the changing nature of leadership in the workplace. In his opinion there is a new essential skill for business leaders - emotional IQ, or the ability to empathize with your direct reports and coworkers.   Allen claims that a good grasp of emotional i...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

PeopleSoft Point of the Week: Gartner Releases Report on 9.2 Upgrades

Posted: Jul 30, 2014

Gartner has recently published a study on the PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) as it relates to 9.2 upgrade cycles. The report found that PeopleSoft customers are reporting a 35-50% increase in time savings during the upgrade process, which equates to significant budget savings, when compared to earlier releases of the product.   Case studies...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor


Posted: Jul 28, 2014

The week after an event like RECONNECT is always full of reflection for the entire Quest staff. This year's conference in Chicago was certainly a success, with a lot of buzz around the PeopleTools 8.54 release and what the Fluid User Interface and continuous delivery model means for the product.   Midweek session highlights included Hexaware...

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Quest International Users Group, Editor

The Opening of RECONNECT 14

Posted: Jul 24, 2014

RECONNECT attendees and exhibitors began piling into the Hyatt Regency O’Hare early Tuesday morning for the opening of this year’s PeopleSoft deep-dive event. Our first day kicked off with great networking and focused discussions in special interest group and industry user group meetings. I had the opportunity to sit in on both the Fina...

Sheri Sheeks

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Technology Manager

Join us at Reconnect!

Posted: Jul 17, 2014

The DB2 PeopleSoft Users Group is meeting on Tuesday afternoon at Reconnect!  Please join us!   Session #101180 DB2 z/OS User Group 2:15-3:15 Florence Room

Kem Butler

Oracle Corp, Product Manager

Collaborate 2014: Dramatic Changes are Coming in ERP and JD Edwards Continues To Lead!

Posted: May 09, 2014

Collaborate 2014,the annual Quest International independent user group conference, was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once again the JD Edwards team made several innovative product announcements including new Mobile Apps, a new In-Memory Application, new Business Process Models, and the availability of EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.1.4:  Summary:...

Kem Butler

Oracle Corp, Product Manager

Did You Miss Collaborate 2013? That's No Reason To Be In The Dark!

Posted: May 07, 2014

Six Major JD Edwards Announcements Made at Collaborate 2013 Collaborate 2013, the annual Quest International independent user group conference, was held in Denver from April 8 – 11, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  As is the tradition, the JD Edwards team used this venue to make major product announcements to the hundreds of JD Edwards custom...

Michael Zakaryan

Infosystems Resources, Senior Recruiter

Great PeopleSoft full time position in San Diego Ca. Please contact me for full details

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Sr. Financial Systems AnalystJOB SUMMARY:The Sr. Financial Systems Analyst is responsible for analyzing business application and system needs while working with various levels of end-users to create specifications for systems and applications, coordinating ERP related projects with management, users, ISD staff and vendors. Operational business resp...

Marc Weintraub

Oracle Corp, Director, PeopleSoft Product Management and Development

COLLABORATE 14 PeopleSoft Recap

Posted: Apr 22, 2014

  COLLABORATE 14 just took place on Monday, April 7 – Friday, April 11 in Las Vegas, NV.  It was another successful event driven by the Oracle user groups of: Quest International Users Group, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG).  The event had approximately 6,000 total...

Phil Turpault

Badgeville, Sr. Dir. Channel

We are driving higher levels of adoption / productivity

Posted: Feb 27, 2014

Leveraging Badgeville's behavior platform we drive better adoption, increased productivity, and better ROI on Siebel (OD/OP), CX/Sales Cloud, JDE, etc... CRM OD example: Info @

Porter Bellew

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, CIO

OREUG - Not just for Techies!

Posted: Jan 24, 2014

We had a wonderful conference at Infocus this year, covering a broad range of subjects for the JDEdwards Real Estate community.  A great benefit of the community has been the knowledge sharing among our functional users, particularly our Accounting and Lease Administration users. Several of our member organizations were well represented by fun...

Christophe Kolb

Taller Technologies, Executive Chairman

Introducing a Mobile CRM solution for customers of Siebel CRM / Oracle CRM On Demand

Posted: Sep 19, 2013

If you are an existing user of Siebel CRM or Oracle CRM On Demand and you are looking for a fully functional and customizable mobile front-end with device-native and offline capabilities, we invite you to explore Taller Technologies’ Mobile CRM solution. Our solution is designed to meet the needs of “pre-Fusion” customers who find...

Brett Beaubouef

ERP the Right Way!, Independent PeopleSoft ERP PM/SA

ERP Requirements Mgmt 101: What + Why = How

Posted: Apr 03, 2013

One of the reasons why I am a consultant is that I enjoy solving business problems with technology. ERP provides a technical foundation that I can utilize to solve problems.  However, during my career I came to the realization that simply throwing technology at a business need is not in the best interest of the customer.  This is especial...

Porter Bellew

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, CIO

The Oracle Real Estate User Group is now on QuestDirect!

Posted: Feb 13, 2013

Dear Oracle Real Estate User Group Member,   As Membership Chairman of OREUG, I invite you to join OREUG on the QUEST website ( As we look forward to maintaining and enhancing the value this group brings to its members, the OREUG Board determined that Quest, an umbrella group of all Oracle apps users, provides a membersh...

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