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Who Should 'Own' Analytics?

Posted: Oct 31, 2014

In a recent article published by Frank Friedman, CEO and former CFO of Deloitte, argues that an organization's CFO should "own" the analytics undertaken by the company. That is, the CFO and their department should be responsible for the strategic use of analytics throughout the enterprise. The arthur frames his point of view around three ma...

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PeopleSoft Point of the Week: HCM 9.2.009 Update Image Posted!

Posted: Oct 30, 2014

The latest PeopleSoft Update Manager Image for HCM, 9.2.009, has been posted to My Oracle Support, along with some need-to-know information.   You can view the update image here (My Oracle Support login required).

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Lyle Ekdahl On Choosing and Implementing an ERP System

Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Lyle Ekdahl, the Senior Vice President of JD Edwards, Oracle, shared his thoughts on choosing the right ERP system in a recent blog post. The Oracel executive makes a few key points, including:   Technology pace is key when investigating a new solution provider. Being able to get a pulse on how your provider is approaching hot button issues ...

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Renewed Enterprise Interest in Google Glass

Posted: Oct 24, 2014

While the consumer market has met Google's wearable smart device with a resounding sigh, the enterprise market seems to be more interested in leveraging the technology. Google just announced 5 new 'Glass at Work,' an initative to increase awareness of Glass in the workplace, partners. The partners come from across several industries, including the ...

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PeopleSoft Point of the Week: New Fluid UI Videos Released!

Posted: Oct 20, 2014

With the new PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface, available with 9.2 and the PeopleTools 8.54 update, being the buzz word at Oracle OpenWorld, the PeopleSoft team has added a couple of new videos detailing the UI. These are a great starting point for anyone considering a move to the Fluid User Interface.   Check out a general concepts and layout...

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Oracle Critical Patch Update

Posted: Oct 16, 2014

Oracle has released a Critcal Patch Update (CPU) for October. Both JD Edwards and PeopleSoft products are included in the affected products.   More information can be found on Oracle's site here.

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PeopleSoft Update Manager Has a New Home

Posted: Oct 10, 2014

NEW PeopleSoft Update Manager Home Page is now available! This is a one-stop shop for all things PUM-related: Update Images, Image Schedules, Documentation, Training, etc. Please bookmark this MANDATORY page for use in the future!

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PeopleSoft Point of the Week: Get Started with Fluid UI (Video)

Posted: Oct 07, 2014

The PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface enables you to use a single interface across different devices. The page layout dynamically changes, based on the size of your screen, as you access your system from your desktop, tablet, or smartphone.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2014: Oracle Applications In Tandem with ERP

Posted: Oct 02, 2014

While OpenWorld will continue through the Thursday of this week, Wednesday marks the last full day of education sessions as well as the closing of the User Group Pavillion and Exhibition Halls. Most of the JD Edwards and PeopleSoft focused sessions have wrapped up by now, so I decided to focus on other ERP related Oracle applications - specifically...

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Oracle OpenWorld 2014: Industry Focused Education for JDE and PS Deep-Dives

Posted: Oct 01, 2014

With Monday’s opening keynotes and strategic talks behind us, Oracle OpenWorld has moved into more in-depth and product focused education. I was able to sit in on a few sessions relevant to the Quest community, but the most interesting were the Industry Advantage sessions, which both featured a panel or four or five business and information t...

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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