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  • Christina Yue
    Takeaways From ARRIS Cloud Journey
    Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Leadership, management and staff can be very comfortable with the processes currently in place within their company and yet, can still understand the need for the journey to the cloud. The opportunities with Oracle cloud are vast and include the potential to do the following: • Align entire business and HR ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid HCM Attachments
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  The PeopleSoft Fluid HCM Attachments framework allows you to configure attachments, notes and URLs for supporting transactions. This helps standardize the user experience when you add different file types across transactions using devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. Most Oracle ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    Adding Custom Links To Action Menu Using DoURLWarning JavaScript Function
    Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from Sasank's PeopleSoft Log As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about adding ... more
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    Staying Within The Activity Guide/Nav Collection Target Content Area- AJAXTransfer Parameter
    Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from   Sasank’s PeopleSoft Log As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about Nav ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Image Highlights- PeopleSoft FSCM Update Image 28
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Here are some of the highlights for the latest Image update from PeopleSoft FSCM.  Fluid Treasury WorkCenter PeopleSoft enabled Fluid user interface for the Treasury WorkCenter – allowing users to review and take actions on treasury activities. The My Work section provides users access to critical ... more
  • Oracle ERP Cloud Drives The "Generational Change" Predicted by CEO Mark Hurd
    by Oracle Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has said that “Business IT is going through a massive, generational change to the cloud.” With the release of Panorama Consulting’s 2018 ERP Report, we can see the breadth of that generational change: 85 percent of responding organizations have adopted either software-as-a-service (SaaS) ERP solutions or full ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Managing Reconciliations In General Ledger
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  Feature Overview The benefits of managing reconciliations in General Ledger are that it streamlines and accelerates the reconciliation process for each accounting period, provides supporting documentation required by external auditors, identifies errors and corrects mistakes promptly. All ... more
  • Quest For Good Launches At COLLABORATE 18
    by Dana Maggard, Manager, Customer Programs & Networking |  On Sunday, April 22, attendees at the COLLABORATE 18 — Quest Forum participated in our first, annual Quest for Good community service project. Quest for Good was created to formalize our philanthropic outreach. The Quest community has a history of giving back to various organizations and ... more
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    The New Quest Oracle Community – Coming Soon
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | If you joined us at COLLABORATE 18, you probably learned that Quest is about to reach a major milestone in our history. Quest International Users Group will soon become the Quest Oracle Community and will have a brand-new look and digital experience. Our new name, new brand and new website have all been ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    PeopleTools - Using Google Analytics (gtag.js)
    Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from Sasank’s PeopleSoft Log As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about Google ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer-Driven Product Enhancements
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | JD Edwards recently announced significant customer-driven product updates and EnterpriseOne Tools release 9.2.2.4, Notification framework, Orchestrator enhancements, and updated platform certifications. User Experience JD Edwards enhanced UX One by providing navigation capabilities on ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Enhancements To Move And Upgrade JD Edwards EnterpriseOne On Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | If you missed it, Oracle has announced enhancements that further streamline and simplify the process to upgrade to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2, and enable customers to perform an upgrade as part of their move to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Simplified Upgrade, which provides EnterpriseOne customers ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: PeopleSoft Mobile Inventory Management Supporting HIBC – Image 22
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  Barcode Standards in Healthcare Health Industry Bar Code (HIBC) is the primary barcode standard used in the healthcare industry to support inventory tracking requirements. Although there are other types of coding used in the industry, HIBC is the most widely used to ensure uniformity across supply ... more
  • Christina Yue
    JD Edwards Lease Management Enhancements And Updated Platform Certifications
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | If you missed it, Oracle has announced the availability of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Lease Management enhancements to support new global lease accounting standards including Balance Sheet Accounting for Lessees of Property. In addition to compliance to the standards, companies can gain significant ... more
  • Christina Yue
    EU GDPR In Numbers
    Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | With the deadline for compliance for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation set for today, you, like many business professionals, have likely read and reread legal documents and white papers. Here’s a fresh, quick look at the regulation by numbers. 20,000,000 in Euros is the potential ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Got Questions About GDPR?
    Yaldah Hakim Rashid | Oracle Product Marketing Don’t know where to start with GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, effective May 25, 2018? Don’t feel alone.   8 out of 10 people when polled could not answer the question, “What would you do first to get started on a GDPR assessment for your organization?” The General Data Protection Regulation ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Talk With Marc Weintraub: The PeopleSoft User Experience Featuring Matthew Haavisto
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  In this episode of PeopleSoft Talk, Marc talks with Matthew Haavisto, Product Strategy Manager, PeopleTools about the PeopleSoft User Experience. Marc and Mathew discuss a variety of topics including Fluid UI, Classic Plus and branding. Here are some highlights from the conversation. What is a ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Accelerate Your Response To The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) With Oracle Cloud Applications
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The countdown started on April 2016 and the final day is almost here. The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect May 25. Oracle Cloud Applications customers have an advantage. The technology company has been actively helping its clients meet the challenging new ... more
  • Christina Yue
    EU GDPR Assessment And Helpful Notes
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Are you ready for the EU GDPR? A quick assessment with notes about how Oracle SaaS customers have an accelerated track. Ready, set …well ... maybe. After a two-year transition period, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) becomes enforceable on May 25. Take a minute for this ... more
  • Christina Yue
    The University Of Tasmania Transforms PeopleSoft
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  Quest recently had a conversation with Kate Taylor, Associate Director of HR Services, Remuneration & Systems at the University of Tasmania about their PeopleSoft transformation, including upgrading to 9.2 and Fluid User Interface. The University of Tasmania continues a long tradition of ... more
  • Transform Your Business In The Cloud: Catchphrase Or Practical Approach?
    by Lisa Schwartz, Sr. Director, Cloud Applications Product Marketing, Oracle | Talk to any cloud provider in Silicon Valley or anywhere around the world and you will hear catchphrases such as “digital disruption”, “digital transformation” and “business transformation.” All of these phrases can strike fear into the hearts and minds of preoccupied ... more
  • Is Your Software Vulnerable To Cybercrime?
    by Oracle Support | Cybercrime is real. By 2021, estimates say the annual worldwide cost of cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion. 1  Sixty-five percent of organizations say their in-house security capabilities are adequate —yet 80% have been negatively affected by a cybersecurity attack in the last year. 2 The average cost of a data breach in ... more
  • Is Your Software Vulnerable To Cybercrime?
    by Oracle Support | Cybercrime is real. By 2021, estimates say the annual worldwide cost of cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion. 1  Sixty-five percent of organizations say their in-house security capabilities are adequate —yet 80% have been negatively affected by a cybersecurity attack in the last year. 2 The average cost of a data breach in ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Timesheet
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In the past 12 months, Fluid Timesheet has had several features related to time and labor added to it. Upgrades include the TL/Abs Integration, manager Fluid transactions, auto-enrollment, payable time/overtime Fluid approvals, and timesheet LFF for elapsed time. PeopleSoft incorporated customer ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Event Mapping Framework
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Event mapping is a PeopleSoft delivered framework which helps applications and customers adapt PeopleSoft for business needs with minimum upgrade impact. Benefits include extension and modification of PeopleSoft for specific business needs, the introduction of Business Logic as configuration ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Why PeopleSoft Runs Better On Oracle Cloud
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has everything the user needs, providing Load Balancer Service, Compute Service, Network Service, Database Systems and Storage Service. All these services enable the user to easily build a good production system in the Oracle Cloud. The Cloud Manager provides you an ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 26 Preview
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Update Image 26 was recently released with a host of new features and functionality. Here is a quick overview of some of the highlights, specifically regarding the Fluid Recruiting Homepage and Hiring Manager Navigation Collection. Fluid Recruiting Homepage With ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    Fluid UI- Click To Call - Making Phone Numbers Clickable
    Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from  Sasank’s PeopleSoft Log As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about Click ... more
  • Cory Flowers
    SQL.Fetch
    Cory Flowers, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from  Ps_App_Development As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Cory Flowers, PeopleSoft Developer at the State of Kansas Department of ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Empower Your Organizations With Quick Fluid UI Wins Using PeopleSoft Financials
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Financials has focused on three key factors. First, enhancing the collaborative nature of the solution, making the user interactions easier, faster and more straightforward. Second, providing more content to users, so they have everything they need to make decisions quickly and ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    Fluid UI- Back Button Considerations
    Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from Sasank’s PeopleSoft Log As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about back ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Gartner Paper Addresses Top Questions From Oracle ERP Customers
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Stop, look, and listen. The phrase must come to mind often for the team at Gartner, the American research and advisory firm providing IT-related insight. The team is often asked by Oracle ERP customers about possible options for replacing their company’s on premises suite. It is such a common question and ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Talk With Marc Weintraub: Lease Administration Featuring Loida Chez
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  Lease Administration Lease Administration, formerly Real Estate Management, is one of the products in the PeopleSoft Asset Lifecycle Management suite. It enables you to manage the entire lease lifecycle – from planning an acquisition all the way through the lease expiration. Lease Administration ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    Fluid UI - Using Left Navigation With PT_SIDE_PAGETABS
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about using left navigation in Fluid User Interface. Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Contracts Revenue Recognition
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | This episode of PeopleSoft Spotlight Series provides the user with a rudimentary understanding of the new revenue accounting standard and its impact. Additionally, the video will provide the user with an overview of new functionality to address requirements of the new standard, including an overview ... more
  • Sasank Vemana
    PeopleTools 8.55+ Branding - Conditionally Display Header Icons
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about PeopleTools 8.55 Branding. Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from ... more
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    Fluid UI - Working With Grids
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Sasank Vemana, ERP Analyst shares some tips and tricks about grids in Fluid User Interface. Sasank Vemana, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content sourced from ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Modern Customer Experience: Half-off Savings For Quest Members
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Pack months of customer experience training, education and research into just three days. At Modern Customer Experience in Chicago April 10-12, you’ll master new skills to boost your career and achieve legendary results for your organization. It’s an opportunity to unite with thousands of other ... more
  • Cory Flowers
    PeopleSoft Program Documentation
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Cory Flowers, PeopleSoft Developer at the State of Kansas Department of Administration, writes about some tips to simplifying and cleaning up your program ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Applying A PeopleTools Patch Using DPK PeopleTools 8.56
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Applying a PeopleTools Patch Using DPK PeopleTools 8.56 PeopleTools patches deliver fixes between PeopleTools minor releases. The patches are posted to the PeopleSoft PeopleTools Patches Homepage on My Oracle Support, as they become available. PeopleTools patches are ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight: Wagstaff
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest had the opportunity to meet with Wade Larson, Director of Human Resources with Wagstaff around their Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud journey. Wagstaff, Inc. is a family owned, American engineering and manufacturing leader in the global aluminum industry. Innovation, service, ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Your Oracle Technology - Special Savings For Quest Members
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Oracle HCM World , March 20–22 in Dallas, is a thought leadership conference featuring inspirational speakers, 90% customer-driven content, unparalleled networking opportunities, and 70 sessions across seven distinct content tracks including Talent , Rewards, and Growth , All in the Numbers , and ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Highlights From The New PeopleSoft FSCM Image 27
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager |  PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management Image 27 was recently released, with new features and updated functionality. Here is a quick overview of some highlights from the latest Image. Expanded eProcurement Fluid Requisition Capabilities PeopleSoft has added features to the Requisition ... more
  • PeopleSoft Talk With Weintraub: Deploying PeopleSoft To The Oracle Cloud Featuring Dave Bain
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In this edition of PeopleSoft Talk, Marc Weintraub sits down with Dave Bain to discuss deploying PeopleSoft to the Oracle Cloud. Deploying PeopleSoft to the Oracle Cloud basically means taking your existing PeopleSoft application and, instead of running it in your data center, you run it on the Oracle ... more
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    Our Community Mourns The Passing Of John Schiff, JD Edwards Evangelist And Friend
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | The Quest community is deeply saddened by the recent passing of John Schiff, former Vice President of JD Edwards Business Development. John was a long-standing pillar in the JD Edwards community. He played a central role in the overall management of JD Edwards' relationships with customers for more ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight: Macy’s
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Generally, most people have heard of Macy's, but if you haven't they are a 158-year-old company. They were founded by RH Macy in 1858 in New York City. It was originally started as a dry-goods store and now they are a conglomeration of several regional mom and pop department stores that got bought up by various ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Susan G. Komen Transitions To Fluid User Interface
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest recently had a conversation with Elizeth (Eli) Fernandez, project manager for the Fluid initiative project at Susan G. Komen. Eli started with Komen in 2006 in various financial management, accounting and reporting roles and transitioned to Peoplesoft functional analyst in 2015. The ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Importing Asset Data Via Spreadsheet Feature
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The Import Asset Data via Spreadsheet feature is a user-friendly, template-driven asset data upload tool. Using this feature, you can enter asset transaction data offline using a spreadsheet application and import the data into asset management tables. With the import asset data via spreadsheet ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Take The PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.5x Implementation Essentials Beta Exam At A Reduced Cost
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Calling all Implementation Consultants with intermediate skills and experience! Skilled technologists are needed to help complete the PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.5x Implementation Essentials (1Z1-632) beta exam. This beta exam provides a deeply discounted option for achieving an Oracle ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Journey To The Cloud -- Transforming Financial Services In The Cloud
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | During our Cloud portion of Preview Day, we got an opportunity to meet with Andrew Boucher, VP - Market Risk Management at Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $20 billion in assets, Western Alliance is one of the top-performing finance giants, ranking #2 on Forbes’ list of “Best Banks in America.” ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    JD Edwards — A Year In Review And A Look Ahead
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | “ JD Edwards: A Year in Review and a Look Ahead ,” was presented by Oracle’s Lyle Ekdahl, Mike Fabijanic and Chris Cole, as part of a series of webinars related to the direction of the JD Edwards solutions and how these solutions facilitate digitization of information to help customers create competitive advantage. ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Common Pitfalls With Cloud Implementation
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Though cloud can benefit companies through cost savings and easier implementation, we caution anyone to prepare prior to cloud implementation, and triple check that your data is ready for such a major change. Though we have sufficient stories to back up the value of the cloud transition , we also want you to know some ... more
  • Christina Yue
    COLLABORATE 18 Preview – Part 2
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Get To Know Your Speakers Regardless of where you may find yourself in your cloud journey, COLLABORATE 18 is to sure to provide key learnings and takeaways to help guide you to success. From Oracle Cloud Product and Strategy Teams to Oracle Cloud customers, COLLABORATE 18 features speakers you won't want to ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Customer Spotlight: Refinaria Nacional De Sal
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Quest was pleased to speak with Wilker Costa, the IT manager at Refinaria Nacional de Sal S.A., also known in its native Brazil as Sal Cisne. Wilker’s team has applied updates and implemented JD Edwards IoT Orchestrator, learning valuable lessons along the way. A brief intro to Sal Cisne Sal Cisne produces around 240 ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Using Search In PeopleSoft Applications
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Search is an important form of navigation in all contemporary user interfaces. It’s easy and intuitive and most people know how to use it. In PeopleSoft applications, search results let you navigate to components or take action directly from search results. It’s secure and available only to authorized ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Timesheet
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Fluid Timesheet gives the user a modern and intuitive user experience that can easily adapt to a tablet device. It is comprised of the Enter Time, Time Summary and Exceptions pages. The Fluid Timesheet provides additional information such as daily scheduled hours and total scheduled and ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    5 Signs You Need To Invest In Oracle's SaaS Cloud Suite
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | According to a survey by Panorama Consulting, 81 percent of organizations are either in the process of implementing cloud software or are already finished with their cloud implementation. In fact, this Forbes article shared IDC’s prediction that cloud computing spend will greatly outpace general IT – at six ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    What You Need To Know About The New Leasing Standard
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Oracle JD Edwards released a new lease accounting standard that will change job functions for many leasing and financial professionals. Specifically, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have issued IFRS 16 and ASC 842 to make a critical ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    How To Get The Best Value From Your JD Edwards ERP
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Are you getting the best possible value from your JD Edwards ERP? If not, let’s explore some ways for you to derive more benefits from the software that’s available to you. Especially for those of you who have already made the JD Edwards investment, you should find a way to get the most out of your current toolkit. Know ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Top 10 Strategic CIO Priorities Of 2018
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Wow, sometimes you know the steps you need to take, but when you see someone else map it out, you have to catch your breath. It is going to be quite a journey. The Top 10 Strategic CIO Priorities of 2018 in Forbes Magazine BrandVoice is one of those times. In this article, it is clear that the journey for Chief ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Let's Get Personal — Using JD Edwards UDOs To Personalize The User Experience
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Getting personal Oracle’s Karen Brown and Louise Farner show us how easy it can be to personalize the JD Edwards user experience with JD Edwards UX One functionalities. We started looking deeper at Notifications and Watchlists and learning how to organize Composed Pages (UX One Landing Pages) based on the Alert, ... more
  • Christina Yue
    COLLABORATE 18 Preview – Part 1
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Calling all Oracle Cloud customers! COLLABORATE 2018 is just around the corner at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. We invite you to join us and your peers for the largest user-led conference featuring Oracle Cloud content. Whether you’re evaluating, implementing, expanding, or adopting ... more
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    Terillium Launches ‘Head in the Clouds’ Contest to Celebrate New CEI Status
    ERP consulting company joins new program for cloud implementation excellence   Terillium , an Enterprise Resource Planning consulting company, is celebrating its acceptance into Oracle's Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) program and wants to send someone literally into the clouds through a contest.   The platinum-level member of Oracle ... more
  • Christina Yue
    The SaaS Customer Success Life Cycle
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is a business model. In order for the business to succeed, the vendor must succeed. Forrester’s report outlines a life-cycle approach for customers to achieve success with SaaS vendors. While customers love SaaS, they do encounter challenges as they adopt SaaS. SaaS ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Talk With Marc Weintraub: Applications Strategy 2018 Featuring Rebekah Jackson
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In the latest episode of PeopleSoft Talk, Marc Weintraub talks with Rebekah Jackson, Vice President of Product Management, about delivered functionality and what’s in PeopleSoft's future for 2018. To make PeopleSoft a “modern” Application, Rebekah says the areas of investment are a simple, ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Nancy Drew On The Case - Object Tracking
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Chantelle Cory is a JD Edwards Administrator/CNC at LSB Industries, a chemical product company that specializes in the agricultural, mining and industrial markets. Cory joins us to talk about the benefits of Object Use Tracking in JD Edwards. She refers to Object Tracking as “fun, investigative work” where you ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Administering PeopleSoft Search Framework In PeopleTools 8.56
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Search Framework provides a standard, declarative method for creating, deploying and maintaining search indexes for all of your PeopleSoft applications in PeopleTools 8.56. PeopleSoft Search Framework uses Elasticsearch as the search engine. The PeopleSoft Search Framework includes ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Forrester’s Preparedness Assessment For Cloud Computing Adoption
    Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Ready or not, here comes the cloud. This is one of the key takeaways of this report, with a close second being, no two cloud experiences are alike. Even more pertinent though, this article will help you use Forrester’s Preparedness Assessment to gauge your organization’s cloud timeline. First, let’s ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Creating A Business Application Road Map For The Digital Age
    Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Road Map: The Business Applications Playbook discusses the importance of application change, how the change should be influenced by technological innovation and takes your enterprise step-by-step through the process of creating a Business Applications Road Map. The road map is intended to help ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft At COLLABORATE 18: Making Lasting Connections
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Education often takes center stage at our conferences, but one of the most valuable pieces of our community events is networking with other users across industries. In last week's blog, " PeopleSoft At COLLABORATE 18: Get To Know Your Presenters ", I highlighted some of the education the Oracle PeopleSoft ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Cloud Predictions 2018
    Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | This is the season for predictions; Super Bowl, Oscars and Olympics. Those are all fun but one list of predictions this season could be transformative for your business. Oracle’s experts published “Cloud Predictions 2018” for leaders like you who aren’t interested in watching and waiting for your ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid HCM Guided Self Service
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Fluid Human Capital Management (HCM) Guided Self Service enables your managers to perform daily HR tasks more efficiently and in a smarter way. Your managers can initiate an employee promotion or location change using a desktop, laptop or smartphone. HCM Guided Self Service is integrated ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    The Cloud, Then And Now
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator  If there’s one phrase that strikes fear in business people and developers alike, it’s "the Cloud." No one knows exactly what it is and how it operates, but we know how powerful it is. Cloud connects all of us -- giving us a platform to protect mission-critical information while creating a scalable, automated ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    Cloud Transformation Remains A Challenging Key To Business Innovation
    Many IT leaders and their staff members want to invest more time and funds on systems of innovation that help their businesses to grow. However, in a recent IT Excellence Survey by Unisphere/Information Today of Quest members and other user groups, sponsored by Oracle’s technology products team, we found that the burden of operating legacy systems ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft At COLLABORATE 18: Get To Know Your Presenters
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | One of my favorite aspects of our conferences is the quality of education. As I mentioned in my blog last week, " PeopleSoft At COLLABORATE 18: A Sneak Peek At This Year's Conference ", this is going to be the best year for us in terms of education offerings. Much of this is due to the caliber of presenters at ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Class Search & Browse Catalog With Elasticsearch
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In Campus Solutions 9.2, the PeopleSoft Search framework and the Elasticsearch engine are used to support the Class Search and Browse Catalog features in the delivered Fluid pages. Thanks to Fluid UI, students can use a laptop, tablet or smartphone to utilize Class Search and Browse Catalog. Users can ... more
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    Why We Think You’ll Love COLLABORATE Preview Day
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | If you are considering attending COLLABORATE 18, make sure to check out COLLABORATE Preview Day, February 1 . It's a free, full-day virtual event with a keynote speaker and informative sessions from Oracle customers, Oracle product strategy and development leads and world-class solution providers. Are you ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Customer Spotlight: Batesville Casket Company
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | The Quest Education team was pleased to speak to Jeffrey Lewis from Batesville Casket Company about the company’s easy transition process to 9.2. Lewis oversees the JD Edwards processes and integration processes within Batesville’s IT team. Upgrading was easy with JD Edwards, and the results have paid off. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The PeopleSoft Activity Guide Composer allows you to easily create Fluid Life Events using a desktop, laptop or mobile device. Fluid Benefit Life Events help you define event templates to support end-to-end HR and benefits business processes. This supports compliance with your rule and business ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Emerging Business Technology Priorities
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In the age of the customer, the focus of technology management must shift toward winning, serving and retaining customers. Understanding how and where to prioritize this shift is a critical aspect of technology leadership. This report describes the landscape of options CIOs must navigate—options that ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Grants Management And Customer Contracts Homepages
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The PeopleSoft Fluid Grants Management homepage provides grants administrators access to new content, a series of actionable tiles and pivot grids, as well as the grants navigation collections and WorkCenter. The Grants Management homepage shows you a quick count of the number of tasks coming due, ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Forrester’s Business Applications’ Effectiveness
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Business applications’ effectiveness is crucial to an enterprise. It is important to understand the effectiveness of an application to determine whether to upgrade or replace the application. By using Forrester’s Balanced Scorecard, Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) professionals ... more
  • Kerri Keefer
    Get Front-Row Access By Renewing Your Membership
    by Kerri Keefer, Manager, Customer Engagement | If the first month of 2018 is any indication, this is going to be a very active year for the Quest community. So many exciting, new things are happening in 2018 that we can't wait to share them all with our members. We’re still in active development on major enhancements we’ll be releasing to the community ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft At COLLABORATE 18: A Sneak Peek At This Year's Conference
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | It's hard to believe we are almost a month into the new year. Where did it go? I have said it before that time flies when you're having fun and I think this is another month that I have had a little too much fun. Our community has continued to grow and we have seen an increase in webinar attendance (the first one of the ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Gain Agility While Mitigating Risk Through Hybrid Cloud
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In March 2017, Quest International Users Group commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study of 100 organizations that run core business applications in a hybrid cloud environment, ones whom are highly satisfied with the value they receive. The survey explored skills and strategies critical to ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Talk With Marc Weintraub: 2017 Holiday Edition Featuring Rebekah Jackson
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In this edition of PeopleSoft Talk, Marc Weintraub and Rebekah Jackson go over some big “gifts” Oracle PeopleSoft provided to customers in 2017. There were hundreds of features and functions created and enhanced this past year. In particular, Marc and Rebekah highlight Event Mapping, Supplier ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Ten Key Strategies For Pivoting Business Applications To SaaS
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Forrester’s Ten Key Strategies for Pivoting Business Applications to SaaS discusses ten key strategies, the traditional approach of the strategy and the SaaS applications approach of the strategy. The ten key strategies fall under several different categories – positioning of SaaS within the ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Highlights From The New PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image 25
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image 25 was recently released with a host of new features and functionality. Here is a quick overview of some of the highlights. Time and Labor Fluid Timesheet – Elapsed Time The Fluid Timesheet for Elapsed Time Reporters is redesigned in Image 25 to provide a more ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    How JD Edwards Drives Digital Transformation
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | In a recent interview with Bob Monahan, vice president of product management at JD Edwards, we found some insights into what JD Edwards plans to deliver in the coming years. Take a look at Monahan’s opinion regarding digital transformation (DX) . We’ll reference a few other important points later in this piece.   ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    How To Use UX One For Manufacturing
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Quest and Oracle kicked off their 2018 Webinar Series with a presentation from David Greiner, principal product manager at Oracle JD Edwards, who joined us for this comprehensive webinar about the ease of use and user control manufacturing professionals get from implementing UX One for Manufacturing. UX One ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Could Cloud Help Solve Your Small Business Challenges?
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator Small businesses have completely different needs than large businesses and many companies avoid Cloud as though it’s exclusively a large-company asset. The majority (81 percent) of businesses with more than 100 employees are using cloud services, as opposed to the smaller percentage (37 percent) of small ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Top 3 JD Edwards Webinars From 2017
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | This series of webinars is just one part of how we’re showcasing a very successful past year at Quest; we define success by how we've helped our customers thrive and stay inspired by the technology they're using. Last year, we shared top-quality webinars and other content through a variety of virtual events. Quest ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Catz Puts Artificial Intelligence (AI) On Stage
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Who did the award-winning business magazine strategy business choose to feature for their first interview of the series “Inside the Mind of the CEO”? None other than Oracle’s Chief Executive Safra Catz. Strategy business focuses on management and corporate strategy and is published by firms within the ... more
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    RST Solutions Partners With Hyland Software
                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RST Solutions Partners with Hyland Software   RST now offering OnBase by Hyland implementations and integrations   Chalfont, PA – Jan. 17, 2018 – RST Solutions, an Oracle JD Edwards solution provider, and Hyland , a leading provider of content services, have partnered to offer ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Oracle Cloud: What's Ahead In 2018?
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | If you need any indication of how 2017 went regarding cloud implementation, CIOs prioritized (1) security, (2) cloud computing and (3) big data analytics and mobile in their 2017 IT budgets, according to Nomura Holdings’ CIO Survey from March of last year. What’s next for cloud computing? Oracle has lofty goals for ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Financial Structure Request
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Your finance team creates and maintains the financial structure of your business, but change requests can come from users that are not familiar with the needs of the finance department. Automating this process and bringing it closer to the financial system results in the efficient use of resources, ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Kick Off The New Year With Resources To Help You Meet Your Cloud Goals
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | A new year often means reflecting on the past year and establishing new goals and metrics for the current year. For many organizations, these goals may involve Cloud. As you begin to seek out resources that can assist you in reaching your established Could goals and objectives, I thought it might be helpful ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Oracle’s Cloud Business Soars
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The next generation of Oracle’s market-leading cloud database is soaring in the business world and it’s leading to impressive financial results, according to Rob Preston in Forbes BrandVoice on Sept. 21. Preston, the previous editor-in-chief of InformationWeek, outlines the new database’s key ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Product Development: What Does JD Edwards Look Like In 2018?
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | JD Edwards was first built as a financial software company in the 1970s and has since added modules, accumulated impressive sales numbers and rapidly developed into the modern ERP workforce it is today. JD Edwards has changed in important ways throughout the years, mostly regarding how often updates are released. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Universal Credits For Cloud Services
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager What’s it going to take to get big businesses to finally make the jump to the cloud? According to Jeff Erickson in Forbes BrandVoice on Sept. 21, Oracle has the answer. Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison introduced Universal Credits, the new buying and consumption model for cloud services. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    A Quick Look At “Accelerate Apps Development And Innovation On The Oracle Cloud”
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The YouTube description of Inderejeeet Singh’s presentation “Accelerate Apps Development and Innovation” calls it an “in-depth overview.” That might be an oxymoron but it comes as close to accurate as it can. Singh, the EVP, Global ISV, OEM and Java for Oracle, outlines the services and then briefly ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Supplier Scorecarding
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Supplier Scorecarding helps you measure supplier performance by soliciting feedback about the supplier from users across your organization. This helps you make future procurement decisions or determine if you need a supplier mitigation plan. Here are the steps to rate the supplier using ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Advice From Oracle’s Expert “Ensuring That Your Enterprise Is Cloud-Ready”
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In a recently released white paper “Ensuring That Your Enterprise is Cloud-Ready,” Oracle’s experts offer advice on developing a transition plan to support on-premise applications and workloads today while setting the stage for an easy migration to the cloud. What to Wish & What to Watch IT departments ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft HCM Classic Plus
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Classic Plus pages enable your users to have a consistent modern user experience across all PeopleSoft pages and components. Classic Plus updates the look and feel for all classic PeopleSoft pages, harmonizing it with Fluid. After deploying Classic Plus, your users can move between Fluid and Classic ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Optimize ERP Processes And Streamline Compliance
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Recently, we had the opportunity to hear Barry Greenhut, Director of Product Strategy and Aman Desouza, Director of Product Strategy, at Oracle present how organizations are supporting their Oracle ERP implementations/upgrades while improving ongoing compliance. Desouza begins the presentation ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Spotlight Series: Cloud Manager Image 05
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Cloud Manager provides platform services on Oracle infrastructure as a service, giving you the agility you need to accelerate your business. Cloud Manager with the Oracle Cloud enables even non-technical users to self provision environments in minutes, saving you money. Cloud Manager ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid Expenses – Advanced Features
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Fluid Expenses enables you to easily capture expenses, upload receipts, submit expense reports and review outstanding reports anytime, anywhere using mobile devices. PeopleSoft Fluid Expenses increases your efficiency by enabling you to easily record access and manage expenses on the go ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Image Highlights, PeopleSoft FSCM Update Image 26
    Image Highlights, PeopleSoft FSCM Update Image 26 The latest Image for Financials Supply Chain Management  was recently released, and there are some great new features PeopleSoft customers should know about. Here are highlights of a few of them and some resources to help you learn more!   Classic Plus   FSCM Image 26 contains code changes that enable ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Leverage Oracle PaaS On Your EBS/PSFT/JDE Journey From On-Premise To SaaS
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | “It’s complicated.” The popular facebook status sometimes - and understandably - can explain the progress your business has made to the cloud. You know the advantages to being fully on board the cloud but there are a few reasons your company hasn’t moved forward as much as you would like. If this describes ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - University Of New South Wales Moves PeopleSoft To The Cloud
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Pete Murray, Head of HR Operations and Systems at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) discussed with Quest their journey to move PeopleSoft to the cloud. Pete manages the business processes that utilize PeopleSoft HCM, e.g. payroll transaction processing and administration along with various core ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Cloud Evaluation – Questions You Should Ask
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Is your business considering making the journey to the cloud? Do you have questions and want to hear from other users? (And are you a Dilbert cartoon fan? Ok, you don’t have to be a Dilbert fan, but Sue Shaw of Sue Shaw Consulting and the leader of this webinar is. She peppers the webinar with the cartoon and a ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Talk With Marc Weintraub Featuring Paco Aubrejuan
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In the latest episode of PeopleSoft Talk, Paco Aubrejuan, Senior Vice President of PeopleSoft, discusses updates to PeopleSoft and its ongoing investment strategy with Marc Weintraub. Paco explains that about five years ago, customers were complaining that the user experience was not mobile or simple ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Important Announcement About JD Edwards Updates - Part 5: Other Enhancements To Stay Current
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | When we last left off speaking about the capabilities of JD Edwards updates, we talked about the importance of staying current with  health checks and changes to REST API. Oracle made these enhancements due to changes in Oracle’s Server Manager, Oracle’s database administration tool. For the latest, hands-on ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Why Cloud Implementation Fits Your Business And Financials Needs
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | According to our research, there are many reasons to implement Oracle Cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for your business, especially relating to financials processes. Moving to the cloud has helped many users renew focus, ensure reliability, improve security and save money. “With Cloud, you ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Clear Up The Myths And Facts Of Cloud Payroll Implementations
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Recently at QXW Week - Cloud Day , we had the pleasure of having Chris Luse, Manager Human Resource Applications at Yum! Brands and Rakesh Duvoor, Associate Manager, Corporate Systems at Yum! Brands present. This webinar is a “must see” for anyone working with payroll. The webinar format of myths and ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Transitioning From Oracle's SES To Elasticsearch
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Matthew Haavisto and Tulip Antar from the PeopleTools Product Management team recently presented a webinar at Quest Experience Week about transitioning from Oracle's SES to Elasticsearch. Here are just a few highlights from Matthew and Tulip's presentation. Search has become a tool that everybody ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Wagstaff’s Oracle HCM Cloud Success Story
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Recently, Dr. Wade M. Larson, Chief Human Resources Officer at Wagstaff, Inc. shared Wagstaff’s Oracle HCM Cloud success story. Larson is the consummate HR professional. He doesn’t skip any steps, but he doesn’t forget the mission either. This makes Larson an ideal presenter to share this success story. ... more
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    Quest Success In 2017 Key Initiatives
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | This post comes at the end of an important year for the Quest community. Three key initiatives led our strategy for 2017, and I am pleased to report that each of those initiatives have been greatly advanced and will continue to evolve and impact our community in 2018. Three Key Initiatives for 2017 Quality ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW JD Edwards Day: Tying It All Together
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | What a great turnout for JD Edwards Day! We appreciate our presenters, listeners, staff and everyone else who took time to engage in our webinars, give us feedback and make it all come together. Let’s wrap up the JD Edwards lessons learned during Quest Experience Week while providing a quick overview of the topics. We ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Oracle Cloud For Finance
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In a recent webinar hosted as part of Quest Experience Week, John Killen, Executive Director at Oracle, reviews Oracle’s overall application strategy, why Software as a Service (SaaS) is so compelling, and what makes Oracle SaaS unique. You can’t miss the cloud digital transformation. It is happening ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Selective Adoption And Fluid Strategies
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest recently spoke with Daniel Rech, Director of Information Systems at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. Daniel and his team are responsible for supporting the Medical Center’s PeopleSoft HCM and FSCM platforms. Our conversation focused on their Selective Adoption Strategy as ... more
  • Kerri Keefer
    A Time For Renewal
    by Kerri Keefer, Manager, Customer Engagement | Just about any brand you hear from this time of year will sprinkle in messages of good cheer about the holidays and the upcoming new year. Here at Quest, while we certainly want to wish you good tidings of the season, we also want to provide some information that really should be shared, right now. What truly ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Engage And Deliver With PeopleSoft ESA & ALM
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Loida Chez, Roxanne Johnson and Maria Pollieri from the PeopleSoft ESA & ALM Product Strategy Team recently presented a webinar at Quest Experience Week about updates to PeopleSoft Core ESA, Expenses and ALM. Here are just a few highlights of their presentation. PeopleSoft Core ESA Update There are three ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Customer Spotlight: Stoner’s Strategy For Modernizing Their Small Business
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | The Quest Education team got a chance to talk to Lisa Tran and Tammy Gaston from Stoner Incorporated about keeping their small, rural Pennsylvania business current. Stoner races way ahead of most companies of their size by emphasizing education, innovation and continuous updates. To hear more about Stoner's ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Digitally Innovating The Enterprise - Oracle Saas Cloud Strategy
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Guy Waterman, Director of Product Strategy, recently presented a webinar at Quest Experience Week – Cloud Day about the Oracle SaaS Cloud Strategy. In his webinar, he says “Everybody will eventually move to the Cloud.” Is Waterman just preaching to the choir when he says this? The HR industry, the focus of ... more
  • Christina Yue
    The New Leasing Guidance And Its Impact To PeopleSoft Asset Management And Lease Administration
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Loida Chez, PeopleSoft ALM Product Management Director, recently presented a webinar at Quest Experience Week about the new Leasing Guidance and its impact to PeopleSoft Asset Management and Lease Administration. Here are just a few highlights from Loida's presentation. Development Phases ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Utilizing A Complete Cloud Platform To Change The Economics Of Innovation
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest International Users Group recently hosted a session “Oracle Cloud – A Platform and a Path to the Cloud” as part of Quest Experience Week . This session provided a great overview of resources available through Cloud Customer Connect and Quest International Users Group and how a complete cloud ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Making The Most Of Oracle Cloud Resources For Your Business
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In this era – when everything must be faster, smarter and better than ever – you need peak performance from your resources. How are you, then, going to make the most of Oracle Cloud resources for your business? Jon Vaughn opens the seminar “Oracle Cloud – A Platform and a Performance” during Quest Experience ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Enhanced Applicant Security And ESocial Enhancements
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 has many new features, including enhancements to Applicant Security, the eSocial Events Monitor and the Mobile Payslip feature. Under enhanced Applicant Security, users who are subject to enhanced security can see job openings where the user is the creator or a member of ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Get Started With JD Edwards UX One For End Users And Citizen Developers
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Sharon Winter, product manager at Oracle, shows us this informative presentation regarding some best practices for end users and citizen developers using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One. If you've looked at our schedule for the 2018 Oracle COLLABORATE conference , you'll find that UX One is a hot topic in ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Susan G. Komen's Selective Adoption Strategy
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest recently had a conversation with Subhendu Rath, Director of IT Enterprise Systems at Susan G. Komen about their Selective Adoption strategy. Susan G. Komen headquarters converted from Solomon to PeopleSoft FSCM 9.0 in 2008 while 118 affiliates rolled onto PeopleSoft from QuickBooks between ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: All About AIS And How It Works With JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Quest heard from Terry Pasqua, a technical support engineer from Oracle, about the application interface server (AIS) and how it integrates with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Co-presenter Manuel Nava joined her during the presentation. They discussed the "what" and "why" questions surrounding the installation, ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Behind The Scenes - Payroll Technical Session
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | In this session from Quest Experience Week, we heard a very in-depth presentation about how to configure payroll functions in JD Edwards from Llana McCowen, an HCM manager working for the District of Saanich, a municipality in British Columbia. McCowen delved into some intense details about these topics, so we’ll ... more
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    Circular Edge Smart Scheduler Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    Oracle’s JD Edwards customers can automate, streamline, and optimize their batch job processing with Smart Scheduler   SOMERSET, N.J. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 14, 2017 – Circular Edge , a Gold level and Cloud Standard member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Smart Scheduler 4.0 with Oracle’s ... more
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    Circular Edge Recognized with Prestigious Oracle JD Edwards Partner Award
    The Customer Focus Award represents Circular Edge’s outstanding work in helping its customers drive significant business value and implement innovative solutions with their Oracle JD Edwards software. SOMERSET, NJ (PRWEB) OCTOBER 25, 2017 -- Circular Edge, a Gold level and Cloud Standard member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), is proud to have ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Procurement Update And Roadmap
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | There was a lot of great information for the PeopleSoft community presented during Quest Experience Week, and in today's blog we wanted to talk more about the updates to PeopleSoft SRM/Procurement. Procurement/SRM includes eProcurement, Supplier Contract Management, Strategic Sourcing, eSupplier ... more
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    Circular Edge Invests In The Quality And Future Of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne With Tools Release 9.2 Update 2
    Circular Edge is primed to rapidly deliver the latest tools to customers   SOMERSET, N.J. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 30, 2017 - Circular Edge, a Gold level and Cloud Standard member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), is honored to have contributed to early release testing of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.2 Update 2.   Extending its ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Enabling Digital Transformation For Your Oracle JD Edwards
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Sai Valluri, product marketing manager at Oracle, discusses how JD Edwards customers have gained more power over their existing JD Edwards solution. “Oracle is committed to helping you on your own unique journey.” He illuminates the importance of Oracle Cloud during your JD Edwards implementation process: “You ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Implementing Roles In JD Edwards World A9.3 / A9.4
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Quest got a chance to host Quest Experience Week’s insightful presentation by Ulrich Johannes regarding how to implement roles in JD Edwards World, A9.3/A9.4. Let’s talk about a few things we learned. Growing city nestled in North Carolina mountains The city of Fayetteville is the 6th largest municipality in ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleTools Update And Roadmap Review
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest Experience Week—Quest's annual, virtual conference—was another great chance for our community to hear from the Oracle PeopleSoft team about new developments within PeopleSoft. David Bain, Senior Director of Product Strategy for PeopleTools, gave an update on PeopleTools and presented the ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Innovate To Optimize Common Financials Processes
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Quest enjoyed this Quest Experience Week presentation from Karen Brown, Senior Principal Product Manager at JD Edwards and Larry Furino, JD Edwards Practice Director, Global Software. Brown kickstarted the presentation with a compelling question -- why does innovation really matter in financials? If it does ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Overtime Request Mobile Approval
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 has many new features, including PeopleSoft Overtime Request Mobile Approval. With this feature, managers can approve requests from their reports to work overtime. Use the Approvals tile on the Managers Self-Service page to access the overtime request pending approvals ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Update And Roadmap
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest Experience Week—Quest's annual, virtual conference—was another great chance for our community to hear from the Oracle PeopleSoft team about new developments within PeopleSoft. Robbin Velayedam, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Management for PeopleSoft HCM, gave an update on ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: EnterpriseOne UX One - Best Practices And Troubleshooting
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | UX One is a way for users to perform everyday tasks more efficiently and experience technology on a much larger scale. UX One transforms user experience by attracting new users with role-based content. “We’re taking this to another level visually,” says Oracle's Julie O'Shea, “using the Alert, Analyze and Act ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Financials Update And Roadmap
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest Experience Week—Quest's annual, virtual conference—was another great chance for our community to hear from the Oracle PeopleSoft team about new developments within PeopleSoft. Amira Morcos, Senior Director of Product Strategy for PeopleSoft Financials, gave an update on PeopleSoft ... more
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    Share Your Experience With The Quest Community Through Peer Reviews
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | There is an emerging trend in the IT industry which increases the voice of enterprise software users: peer reviews. These reviews educate potential buyers around the experiences of existing customers and ways they have optimized use of a vendor’s solutions. These reviews are visible to everyone, with ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Individual Dependent/Beneficiary Information Page
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | One of the many new features in PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 is the provision of an Individual Dependent/Beneficiary Information page, which serves to update details of all dependents and beneficiaries. With the Company Directory Setup Enhancement, administrators can identify the roles that will ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: The Past, Present And Future Of JD Edwards Tools, Part 2
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | We left Part One of our JD Edwards Quest Experience Week presentation talking about operational simplification through JD Edwards module updates. Now we’re going to discuss staying current and customizing user experience using even fewer upgrades. Some ways to stay current with ERP modernization include: ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: Hidden Gems In AIS And Orchestrator
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Advanced application interface server (AIS) technologies position companies for greater business strategy, technological capabilities and competition, according to A.J. Schifano, product manager at Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Digital transformation means taking full advantage of the latest and ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Sandia National Laboratories Deploys Fluid User Interface
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Like many PeopleSoft customers, Sandia National Laboratories has deployed Fluid User Interface to modernize their user experience within PeopleSoft. We shared their story with the community earlier this year, but with all the features released around Fluid UI recently, I thought it would be a good time ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Product Line Update And Ongoing Investment Strategy
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest Experience Week—our annual virtual conference—happened last week, and it was another great chance for our community to hear from the Oracle PeopleSoft team about new developments within PeopleSoft. Marc Weintraub, Vice President of Product Strategy for PeopleSoft, gave the keynote on ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: The Past, Present And Future Of JD Edwards Tools, Part 1
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | A.J. Schifano presents this clear, informative overview of JD Edwards tools and what to expect in coming years. Regarding updates to digital experience, Schifano adds: “We’ve never been having more fun … [We’ve] never been in a more prolific time for delivering enhancements.” Redefining tools: Let’s think about ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    QXW Session Recap: JD Edwards Roadmap - Exploring Applications And Tools Innovation, Part 2
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | We last explored the QXW keynote, presented by Jon Vaughn, Bob Monahan and Gary Grieshaber. We left off discussing Personalization Frameworks and how they enable the non-IT workforce to make changes within JD Edwards applications. Object Tracking and Impact Analysis When analyzing impact analysis through the ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Payables Operations Metrics
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Payables Operations Metrics help Payables Managers, Supervisors and Operations Leads to identify bottlenecks, reduce liabilities and operational costs and improve efficiency. PeopleSoft provides a Fluid homepage so users in these roles can take action and delegate work through the AP work center, ... more
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    New Membership Model Makes Sharing Quest Value Easier
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing Quest has made it easier than ever for organizations to take advantage of our community’s digital and in-person resources. These resources help Oracle customers achieve greater satisfaction and return on investment with their Oracle products. Wondering what’s new and what’s included at different ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Onboarding Status Page
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | One of the many new features in PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 is the Onboarding Status page. This page allows managers to view a summary of the worker's Onboarding progress. Managers now have the capability to send a reminder to the employee by using the Remind Employee button. The Onboarding Installation ... more
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    QXW Session Recap: JD Edwards Roadmap - Exploring Applications And Tools Innovation, Part 1
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Presented by: Jon Vaughn, CEO of Quest International Users Group Robert Monahan, VP of Product Management at Oracle Gary Grieshaber, VP of Product Strategy at Oracle Guidance for your Oracle adventure JD Edwards is expanding its scope, and Quest’s community will support their users’ journey through this process ... more
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    9 Research-Based Keys To Application Transformation
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing Rapid business change is transforming how application delivery professionals buy, deploy and manage business applications. Technology advancement such as cloud, mobility and analytics are fueling an increasing pace of change. Beyond anecdotes and vendor pitches, what are best practices for ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Clackamas County's Move To Fluid Candidate Gateway
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest had the opportunity to meet with Lynn Gates, Senior System Project Analyst at Clackamas County to talk about their recent Fluid Candidate Gateway implementation. Clackamas County is a county in Oregon that has approximately 2,200 employees, plus another 300 retirees. They are currently on ... more
  • Christina Yue
    The Value Of Oracle Support For PeopleSoft
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | With Oracle’s ongoing commitment to support and invest in PeopleSoft, the value of Oracle support for PeopleSoft has never been greater. The current state of PeopleSoft is strong with over 5,000 customers worldwide and 70% of them adopting the current PeopleSoft offering. A dedicated team of over 1,000 ... more
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    Denovo Announces New Organizational Structure For Managed Services, Cloud Operations, And Product Development Division
    Focus on Product Innovation and Cloud Remains a Key Priority   BOULDER, Colo. – October 31st, 2017 |  PRWeb  – Denovo Ventures, LLC, Denovo, an Oracle Platinum partner and leading provider of enterprise cloud hosting, consulting, outsourcing, and managed services has named industry leader Paul Hughes as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and ... more
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    Denovo Recognized with Prestigious Oracle JD Edwards Partner Award
    Denovo won Oracle JD Edwards Customer Focus Award at Oracle JD Edwards Summit 2017   Denovo, a Platinum level member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), was recognized as a leader in customer success at the recent Oracle JD Edwards Summit. Denovo won the Customer Focus award for Migrating Customers from Oracle’s JD Edwards World to Oracle’s JD Edwards ... more
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    Denovo Chosen to Implement HCM Cloud for Brewer Science
    Denovo Selected by Brewer Science to Implement Oracle HCM Cloud and Integrate with Their On-Premise Solution   Denovo Ventures LLC has been selected by Brewer Science to support their growing technology needs for a complex goal setting and performance management model by implementing Oracle HCM Cloud. Brewer Science was managing HR core data, ... more
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    IAM HCM Consulting Hires Oracle Veteran As VP Of Education And Innovation
    Charlotte, NC (November 7, 2017) - iAM HCM Consulting, an HCM technology company dedicated to helping customers optimize their HCM systems, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Alicia Gambrell as VP of Education and Innovation. Gambrell's key responsibilities include enriching the iAM University offerings, establishing the HCM Product ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Fluid EBill Payment
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Fluid eBill Payment is an electronic bill payment solution that’s easy to use—one that allows customers to manage their accounts and pay their bills on the go, anytime, anywhere, using a desktop, laptop or mobile device. The homepage allows customers to access various PeopleSoft eBill ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Employee Snapshot Configuration Enhancements
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 has many new features, including enhancements to the Employee Snapshot Configurator. The Employee Snapshot administrator can now configure and display rating boxes on the employee snapshot pages where managers can see performance versus potential and risk versus loss ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Important Announcement About JD Edwards Updates - Part 4: Health Checks And Staying Current
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Server Manager and REST API Changes To decrease the cost of operations and updates, JD Edwards has enhanced Server Manager capabilities, resulting in Health Checks for important businesses servers. In fact, Oracle’s release on Server Manager claims to decrease new Tools deployment time by up to 63 percent. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Alameda County's Fluid User Interface Integration
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Arkalgud Venkatesh, IT Manager at Alameda County, recently sat down with Quest to discuss their expansion into Fluid User Interface. Arkalgud is responsible for the County’s PeopleSoft footprint, including their expansion into Fluid User Interface. Alameda County, a county in the state of ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Important Announcement About JD Edwards Updates - Part 3: EnterpriseOne Notifications And Orchestrator Enhancements
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Enterprise One JD Edwards EnterpriseOne’s new notification enhancements allow customers to keep in touch with JD Edwards through live updates. The customer gains access to data so they can make critical decisions as needed when issues or changes arise. Text message notifications are featured within this ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Elasticsearch On PeopleSoft With Ravi Shankar
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In a recent PeopleSoft Talk, Marc Weintraub talks with Ravi Shankar, Senior Director of PeopleTools Development, about Elasticsearch in PeopleSoft applications. Ravi shares an update on Elasticsearch and PeopleSoft, discusses the transition to Elasticsearch, customer adoption and available ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Credit To Cash Operations Metrics
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft provides credit to cash operations metrics to help your billing and receivables managers, supervisors and leads responsible for managing operations to identify bottlenecks and improve productivity to reduce collection costs and days sales outstanding. PeopleSoft provides you with a ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Guided Self-Service Navigation Collection And Multi-Select Transaction
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 24 has many new features, including the Guided Self-Service Navigation Collection and Multi-Select Transaction. The Manager Self-Service homepage has two new additions, first of which is the Update Team Information tile that provides direct access to guided self-service ... more
  • Velocity
    Velocity Zoom® Analytics Key In Seamless JD Edwards Upgrade For Knife River
    CHARLOTTE, NC. – March 27, 2017. Velocity Technology Solutions Inc., the global leader in enterprise application cloud managed services, announced completion of a seamless JD Edwards Simplified Upgrade for long-time customer Knife River, one of the nation’s largest construction materials and contracting companies. The upgrade was completed ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Update Your User Experience With JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One aims to transform user experience, enabling existing users and attracting new ones with enhanced, role-based content based on the "Alert, Analyze and Act" paradigm. Oracle’s Julie O’ Shea and Ania Gutierrez validate customer concerns by speaking to them from the standpoint of ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Roush
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest recently spoke with Dan Rotermund, an analyst with the Roush ERP Group about their Fluid User Interface journey. Dan has been with the company for 24 years and has roles in both Supply Chain Management and ERP Support. Roush has grown to become recognized internationally as a premier provider of ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Important Announcement About JD Edwards Updates - Part 2: UX One Enhancements
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | We’ve talked about UX One before, and now we’re going to discuss how UX One updates play into the framework of their latest module offerings. Oracle defines this umbrella of capabilities as a “first-rate, second-to-none user experience for EnterpriseOne users.” But many users would argue that a first-class user ... more
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    Southcoast Health Invests With Velocity Solutions To Optimize I
    Velocity positions Southcoast Health for improved quality of service with reduced cost to achieve population health and employee work-life objectives   CHARLOTTE, NC — (June 28, 2017) Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global leader in enterprise application cloud managed services, announced it will manage Southcoast Health’s PeopleSoft applications. Serving 33 communities throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Southcoast Health is an 851-bed hospital system spanning four hospitals offering an integrated continuum of health services. Having made significant investments in the PeopleSoft 9.2 FSCM platform, along with clinical care application enhancements, Southcoast Health CIO Jim Feen recognized a technical and functional knowledge gap surrounding the application and partnered with Velocity to augment the full-time Southcoast Health employees who are focused on PeopleSoft, HCM and Kronos to support and maximize recent investments. “At Southcoast Health, we are committed to an IT service model that aligns our employed IT staff to partner with our clinical and business operations. Partnering with Velocity to manage our PeopleSoft application platform enables us to deliver best practices and accelerates the system optimization process that is needed to offer our care providers and employees the tools required to make their workday as efficient as possible.” Jim Feen, CIO, Southcoast Health "Southcoast Health’s hospitals have been serving their communities since the late 1800s” said Lori Ridgeway, Vice President of the PeopleSoft Business for Velocity Technology Solutions. "Velocity’s application expertise helps Southcoast Health deliver superior care more effectively to their patients while optimizing their employees’ application experience.” Learn More: Maximizing PeopleSoft in the Era of Modern Healthcare “Go-lives are only the beginning, setting the stage for continuous efficiency and innovation efforts,” said Feen. “With Velocity, we have access to the right expertise at the right time. The scalable support for our PeopleSoft applications and our teams has positioned Southcoast Health to take full advantage of our new platform. This will help us in our continuous effort to drive down costs, while keeping our focus on what matters most — providing excellent care for the patients in our community.” Velocity Technology Solutions is an Oracle Platinum Partner and has been listed in both the 2015 and 2016 Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers for Healthcare Delivery Organizations, as was also listed as one of six cloud service providers in the recent Gartner research note, “Healthcare Providers: It is Time to Trust Cloud Service Providers as Partners.”   About Velocity Technology Solutions Velocity Technology Solutions (www.VelocityCloud.com), a global enterprise application cloud services leader since 2003, delivers secure, fully managed environments spanning private, public and hybrid clouds. The company's portfolio includes application-focused cloud managed services, professional services, and analytics-driven cloud software services. Velocity's expertise in managing leading ERP applications, leveraging the patent pending Velocity Cloud Application Management Platform (VCAMP), gives customers required availability, security, visibility and control at a reduced total cost of ownership. Velocity is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Velocity is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Sumeru, a global leader with private equity investments in leading, growth-oriented technology companies. For additional information on Silver Lake and its entire portfolio, visit www.silverlake.com.   About Southcoast Health System Southcoast Health is a community-based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island. Southcoast Health is comprised of four hospitals — Charlton Memorial in Fall River, St. Luke’s in New Bedford, Tobey in Wareham and Southcoast Behavioral Health in Dartmouth — two Centers for Cancer Care, four Urgent Care Centers, a physician’s network, an employed physicians group, a visiting nurse association and numerous additional ambulatory facilities and serves more than 719,000 residents in 33 communities covering over 900 square miles. Southcoast Health is a not-for profit, charitable organization and the largest provider of primary and specialty care in the region with more than 600 physicians, hospitalists and mid-level practitioners in the Southcoast Physicians Network — 450 of whom are employed by Southcoast Physicians Group. With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 16th largest employer in the Commonwealth according to the Boston Business Journal. More information is available online at www.southcoast.org. Connect to Southcoast Health through social media on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Update Image 5 Is Out!
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Update Image 5 features an automated PeopleTools 8.55 to 8.56 upgrade, PeopleTools 8.56 Provisioning and Provisioning Status, Cloud Manager Self-Update, additional features when utilizing Database Cloud Services and Cloud Manager REST API Support. PeopleSoft Cloud ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Signing Up For SIGs -- Why It Matters
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | BrightView on SIGS We got a chance to hear from two leaders at BrightView, a prominent landscape management company based out of Rockville, Maryland. Gayle Larson, Director, Business Transformation, begins the presentation by promoting the business value of joining a special interest group (SIG) for JD Edwards ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Page And Field Configurator
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The PeopleSoft Page and Field Configurator eliminates the need for page customizations through Application Designer. You can make fields display only or hide them. You can also make fields required or change field labels all without customization. In addition, you can even hide an entire page. Using the ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Important Announcement About JD Edwards Updates
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Oracle JD Edwards is pleased to make an important announcement regarding updates and releases. These changes focus on building modern solutions into today’s workforce. We'll talk more about upgrades and tools this April at COLLABORATE 2018 .  Let’s jump right in! Here are a few changes to look forward to: UX One ... more
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    COLLABORATE Call For Presentations And Key Outcomes From The October Board Meeting
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | October represents a change of season and focus as we prepare for 2018. I wanted to update you on specific areas we are focusing our efforts over the coming months and where we are seeing growth in our community. COLLABORATE 18 Call for Presentations is Open If you didn’t already know, we are accepting ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Cru
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest recently spoke with Nancy Eavenson, Senior HRIS Specialist/Team Leader at Cru, about their Fluid User Interface journey. Nancy helped shed some light on why and how Cru decided to implement Fluid, as well as what went well and what obstacles they had to overcome in the process. If you don’t know Cru, ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Improving Your Business Workflow With JD Edwards Software
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Prakesh Masand and Joseph E. Joseph join us from Oracle JD Edwards to talk about automation and how it affects enterprise resource planning (ERP). The ultimate goal, they agree, is to create an automation-heavy business that is paperless, connected and frictionless. When a business automates these large-volume ... more
  • Christina Yue
    You Asked So We Asked: PeopleSoft On The Cloud Edition
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft on the cloud has become a popular topic within the Quest PeopleSoft community over the last few months. Oracle has made the move to PeopleSoft on the cloud even easier by automating processes with PeopleSoft Cloud Manager, and this has raised the level of interest from PeopleSoft customers ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Personalizing The PeopleSoft User Interface
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface enables you to personalize the content and layout of Fluid homepages using a desktop, laptop or a mobile device. You can create your own customized homepage by adding, removing or rearranging tiles. You can even set up your own system preferences. Begin by accessing ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Resources For The PeopleSoft Community
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | There are many great resources out there for the PeopleSoft user community. Between PeopleSoft Information Development, the PeopleSoft organization and Quest International Users Group, our partnership provides quality information solutions to help you and your employees succeed. To help manage ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Destination Cloud: How Oracle IaaS Has Shaped Soma Bay
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | On a pristine coastline just south of Hurghada, Egypt, lies Soma Bay Resort, which opened its doors in 1998. With 11 kilometers of unspoiled coastline, it offers a getaway for those who love stunning shores and sports like swimming, golf and snorkeling. The development company started with five hotels, a spa and a ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Griffith University
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest hosted a conversation with Shane Pitman of Griffith University, Chamanthi Weerasinghe of Presence of IT and Rebekah Jackson of Oracle to discuss some of the details of the University’s PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.2 upgrade and how they are using the software to deliver value at ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Dutch Valley Foods' Secret Weapon To Save User Productivity: Cafe One Frames!
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator | Bruce Bender, ERP system administrator at Dutch Valley Foods, collaborates with Will Fisher, CNC and technical consultant, to talk about how Cafe One frames are helping them preserve employee productivity within their organizations. About the companies Dutch Valley Foods is a distributor of spices, meats and ... more
  • Charlie Knapp, Director of Content Marketing
    OpenWorld Dives Deep On Cloud Infrastructure And Platform Innovations
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing Previously we shared with you  how the vision for Oracle Cloud Applications is to make them even more transformative, innovative, and essential for business operations. As Steve Miranda, EVP of Applications Development shared at Oracle OpenWorld,  the speed of business agility is the “next big ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Mobile Technician
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Mobile Technician lets your field technicians quickly view and update work order tasks as well as create new work orders while performing their rounds. Begin by opening the My Tasks tile. The list of tasks shown can be refined using task filters. You can use the task filter page to update the ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Clackamas County
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | It’s no surprise the value customers are seeing with 9.2, specifically in the areas of Fluid and Selective Adoption. I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many customers about what they are doing in these areas, like Krista Weatherford, HR Business System Manager for Clackamas County. Krista manages ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    Oracle OpenWorld: What We Have Heard So Far
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing Oracle OpenWorld 2017 is now in full swing, dominating the street views of much of San Francisco with more than 60,000 attendees. Amidst numerous keynotes, roadmap presentations, and other educational sessions, Oracle has released more than two dozen  product announcements  – so far. What are the ... more
  • Christina Yue
    You Asked So We Asked: PeopleSoft Test Framework
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleSoft Test Framework has been around for a while and is rapidly becoming more important to PeopleSoft customers. The shift in mentality from “upgrade” to “update” brought about by PeopleSoft 9.2 has made testing more crucial. The PeopleSoft Test Framework is a solution to automate functional ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Empower Your Financial Staff With JD Edwards One View Financial Statements
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator |  Karen L. Brown, senior principal product manager of JD Edwards, illuminates the benefits of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne One View Financial Statements in this webinar. She first presents the problem businesses need to solve and then shows how One View proves a beneficial enterprise management system for today's ... more
  • Maggie McCombs
    Stay Current - Accelerate Your Path To Digital Transformation
    by Maggie McCombs, Content Curator |  Two speakers, Sudha Golla and Prakash Masand from Oracle JD Edwards, discuss one of the newest concepts for JD Edwards, Continuous Delivery, the focus being on the importance of staying relevant in today’s fast-moving tech and business world. Why is it important to grow alongside technology? Sudha tells us that ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Deakin University
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | I recently had the opportunity to meet with Rachael Ruiz, Manager of the DeakinPeople Program at Deakin University. Rachael and I spoke about Deakin’s journey to maximize their investment in PeopleSoft by continuing to enhance the product to support the HR function at Deakin. Rachael was responsible for ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Hennepin County
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | I recently had a conversation with Pam Dymoke, Functional Manager of the Financial Modules at Hennepin County about their Selective Adoption strategy. Hennepin County is the largest of 87 counties in the State of Minnesota. With an annual budget over $1.9 Billion, it has more than 1 million residents in 45 ... more
  • Christina Yue
    New Features And Functionality In Financials Supply Chain Management Image 25
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The latest Image for Financials Supply Chain Management was recently released, and there are some great new features PeopleSoft customers should know about. Here are highlights of a few of them and some resources to help you learn more! Please note: screenshots are from an Oracle presentation given at ... more
  • IntelliChief ECM’s Integration Link Named KMWorld’s Trend-Setting Product
    IntelliChief ECM’s Integration Link Named KMWorld’s Trend-Setting Product Tampa, FL (September 18, 2017)—IntelliChief LLC, an Oracle Gold Partner provider of automated document management and workflow enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, announces IntelliChief ECM’s Integration Link named KMWorld’s Trend-Setting Product. ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    What Can You Learn At A Quest Conference?
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing, Quest Quest conferences are known for delivering a valuable breadth and depth of knowledge sharing that attendees apply and share when they are back at their day job. Nevertheless, we know that many Quest subscribers haven't made it yet to a conference. What can you expect to learn if you budget to attend ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Jack Henry And Associates
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | I recently spoke with Michelle Erkenswick, PeopleSoft Technical Lead for Jack Henry & Associates, who primarily supports the Human Capital Management (HCM) system, but also serves in an advisory capacity to other PeopleSoft areas. We discussed how Jack Henry & Associates is using Fluid within their ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    3 Ways A Quest Conference Will Change Your Future
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing, Quest       “The conference enables us to bring better ROI to our ERP implementation.”       “We get to see how other companies are solving the some of the same challenges we are facing. Also you can see real life case studies of using the functionality.” In this age of limited budgets and time for training, ... more
  • Jared Mosqueda
    Did You Know - My Oracle Support Community
    by Jared Mosqueda, PeopleSoft Customer Advocacy Coordinator The Quest PeopleSoft HCM PUG recently hosted Rick Delaney of Oracle PeopleSoft to do an in-depth walkthrough of the My Oracle Support Community (MOSC). MOSC is a customer-based community where users can get access to Oracle developers and staff for information regarding their product. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Alameda County
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Arkalgud Venkatesh, IT Manager at Alameda County, recently sat down with me to discuss Alameda’s Selective Adoption strategy. Arkalgud is responsible for the county’s PeopleSoft footprint, including their use of Selective Adoption, and our conversation helped shed light on a few key pieces of ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - Centene Corporation
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | I recently had the opportunity to meet with Andrew Maxedon, IT Architect for Finance systems at Centene, to discuss their annual get-current strategy for their PeopleSoft environment. Key Takeaways My conversation with Andrew highlighted a few key points that other organizations should consider as ... more
  • MIPRO ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF THE OPTIMIZING YOUR PEOPLESOFT 9.2 DEPLOYMENT WHITE PAPER.
    MIPRO ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF THE OPTIMIZING YOUR PEOPLESOFT 9.2 DEPLOYMENT WHITE PAPER. MILFORD, Mich., August 24, 2017 – MIPRO Consulting (MIPRO), a consultancy focused on implementing, upgrading and optimizing Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications, announced the publication of their white paper Optimizing Your PeopleSoft 9.2 Deployment ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Introducing International PeopleSoft Days
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Quest PeopleSoft has experienced significant growth in our community’s online learning participation over the last year, especially with webinar attendance. While we are excited about the growing number of users benefiting from our content, we want to continue expanding our educational offerings to ... more
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    Continuing Digital Experience Development And Virtual Learning Opportunities
    by Jonathan Vaughn, Chief Executive Officer | As we move into the later portion of the calendar year, I wanted to take some time to update our community about some of the exciting developments that are taking place. Investment for Continued Development and Engagement Our Board of Directors has approved the planned evolution of our digital experience. ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Project Costing: Added Value And Hidden Gems
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Are you looking for ways to add value to PeopleSoft Project Costing? Are you interested in discovering some things you didn’t know Project Costing could do? Then this blog is for you! Here are some high-value items that can add value to your PeopleSoft environment, as well as some hidden gems that you may have ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    3 Keys To Your Future With JD Edwards
    At #INFOCUS17, Lyle Ekdahl and other speakers showed some useful new capabilities in JD Edwards. Customers I spoke with are excited about increasing productivity with UX One role-based content, simplifying updates with Object Tracking, cutting costs by replacing customizations with new off-the-shelf capabilities.  Did you know that since the ... more
  • Storm Season and Business Continuity Update 2017
    Storm Season and Business Continuity Update 2017   On August 9 th , the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ( NOAA ) updated its 2017 hurricane season outlook, spanning June 1 - November 30. Forecasters are now predicting a higher likelihood of an above-normal season, having increased the predicted number of named storms and major ... more
  • Christina Yue
    You Asked So We Asked: Elasticsearch Edition
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Considering the recent development in the search capabilities within PeopleSoft, I took some time to meet with Matthew Haavisto, Senior Principal Product Strategy Manager at Oracle, and ask him some questions about the change from Secure Enterprise Search (SES) to Elasticsearch. Christina: We have ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    A Change Tsunami Is Coming
    By Charlie Knapp, Director of Content Marketing Motorsports Aftermarket Group (MAG), one of the largest “brick and click” retailers in the booming market for motorcycle accessories, faced a time and cost crunch. Today's business and consumer customers expect a customer experience that provides extensive options, simplifies selection, and ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    JDE Matters - And Why It Should Matter To You
    “I’m excited about all the valuable new capabilities in JD Edwards.. And, one of the greatest challenges our organization will have is making the time to take to adopt what’s new.”   That was a common reaction I heard from customers who attended Lyle Ekdahl’s keynote at INFOCUS17, “JDE Matters – And Why It Should Matter to You”. A standing-room only ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleTools 8.56 Highlights
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | PeopleTools 8.56 may have been released last June, but there is still plenty to learn about this version. Many new PeopleSoft enhancements have been made in 8.56, including enhancements to User Interface, Portal Technology, Test Framework, Update Manager, File Processing, PeopleSoft Search ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Simplified Project Analytics: An Overview And Demo
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Simplified Project Analytics enables project managers to keep projects on-track across budget, time and scope. It allows users to easily generate ad hoc analytics for Project Costing projects by being able to report and analyze. The user can create personalized analysis as well as analyze budget, time ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight - NYU Langone Health System
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Customers are discovering a lot of value that comes from upgrading to PeopleSoft 9.2, specifically in the areas of Fluid and Selective Adoption. I had the opportunity to talk with Wendy Plante, Senior Director of Finance Enterprise Solutions from NYU Langone Health System, about their Selective ... more
  • Christina Yue
    An Overview Of PeopleSoft Lease Accounting
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | Oracle recently posted a brief demo of PeopleSoft Lease Accounting, a comprehensive solution that helps business owners effectively manage their leases. This solution enables not only the data capture necessary to measure and recognize lease liabilities and right-of-use assets, but it also provides ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Highlights: PeopleSoft Financials Update Featuring Amira Morcos
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | In the latest episode of PeopleSoft Talk, Marc Weintraub speaks with Amira Morcos, Senior Director, Financials Product Management for PeopleSoft, about Financials products updates. Amira is the leader of the strategy team focusing on PeopleSoft Financials and her team works to create product vision ... more
  • Christina Yue
    New PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | There are quite a lot of great features in the latest Image release for PeopleSoft Human Capital Management . Here is a quick overview of a few of them.   Employee Onboarding This seems to be to be one of the most wanted features out there. Customers have been looking for Oracle to deliver a PeopleSoft ... more
  • Christina Yue
    RECONNECT 2017 - A Great Week For The PeopleSoft Community
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | RECONNECT 2017 is “in the books,” as they say! It was my fifth RECONNECT and the best that I have ever been a part of. I would even go so far to say it was the best conference I’ve ever participated in. As THE PeopleSoft only deep-dive event, it exclusively featured PeopleSoft content with PeopleSoft customers, ... more
  • Tuned For Digital Transformation: Part Two
    JD Edwards yields tangible results for customers A Q&A with Dawn Baker, Vice President of Product Development, Oracle Q: You’ve had several interactions with customers in 2016. Are there common themes that show the strength and innovation of the thriving JD Edwards community? A: Our JD Edwards community represents a wide range of industries ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    Research Takeaways: How Hybrid Cloud Leaders Achieve Top ROI
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing As IT executives and staff work to enable better collaboration between employees and customers while supporting faster delivery of new business capabilities, they face the challenge of asking IT teams to adopt new technologies and vendors – while IT budgets are largely flat. Meanwhile, skills and ... more
  • GreyHeller and Cedar Consulting Partner to Bring User Experience & Security Solutions for PeopleSoft to UK Market
    GreyHeller and Cedar Consulting Partner to Bring User Experience & Security Solutions for PeopleSoft to UK Market Software and services combination will modernize and secure PeopleSoft     SAN RAMON, Calif. and LONDON, England. May 29 th , 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GreyHeller, a global leader in user experience and security technology and Gold level ... more
  • JD Edwards Announces New EnterpriseOne Tools Release
    Oracle JD Edwards announced the availability of Tools release 9.2.1.4, new UX One features, customer-driven ERP enhancements adding to deep industry functionality, and localization updates. See the full announcement for details about each of these updates. JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 9.2.1.4 In this release, EnterpriseOne Search is ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    Hybrid Cloud Research: Firms Win When They Invest In Skills And New Technologies
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing What can you learn from the investment game plans of top IT leaders? Quest recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey business leaders who are highly satisfied with the return on investment (ROI) in hybrid cloud investments. Here are three winning moves: Invest in new technologies Empower ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Customer Spotlight: Clackamas County
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | It’s no surprise the value customers are seeing with 9.2, specifically in the areas of Fluid and Selective Adoption. I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many customers about what they are doing in these areas, like Krista Weatherford, HR Business System Manager for Clackamas County. Krista manages ... more
  • Christina Yue
    New Features And Functionality In Financials Supply Chain Management Image 24
    by Christina Yue, Customer Learning Manager | The latest Image release for Financials Supply Chain Management was recently released, and there are some great new features I want to highlight. This Image continues to follow the trajectory Oracle PeopleSoft has set to increase functionality to enable its customers to increase their productivity and ... more
  • Dan Iverson
    8.55 – Build PeopleSoft Images With DPKs Part 3
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Dan Iverson, PeopleSoft Administrator at psadmin.io writes about building PeopleSoft Images with DPKs on Linux. Dan Iverson, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    What Are The Real Benefits Experienced By Hybrid Cloud ROI Leaders?
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing With all the marketing messages broadcast by cloud services vendors, many people accept the premise that cloud technology can increase business flexibility and lower costs. Nevertheless, CIOs I have spoken with have varying experiences in the degree of benefits they experience. Quest recently ... more
  • Dan Iverson
    8.55 – Build PeopleSoft Images With DPKs Part 2
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Dan Iverson, PeopleSoft Administrator at psadmin.io writes about building PeopleSoft Images with DPKs. Dan Iverson, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    How Hybrid Cloud ROI Leaders Fill The Skills Gap
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing With the rapid adoption of hybrid clouds via Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS), the business technology skill sets needed by organizations are changing. According to recent research that Quest commissioned with Forrester Consulting, ... more
  • The Gift That Keeps On Giving
    The announcement of Extended Premier Support Timelines for JD Edwards generated a lot of buzz. The Continuous Delivery model also offers many advantages. Arguably most important is a deviation from large, costly and disruptive upgrades. On a recent JD Edwards Townhall webinar we asked attendees to give us their feedback on these recent ... more
  • Dan Iverson
    Build PeopleSoft 8.55 Images With DPKs, Part 1
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Dan Iverson, PeopleSoft Administrator at psadmin.io writes about building PeopleSoft Images with DPKs. Dan Iverson, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content ... more
  • Dan Iverson
    8.55 – Build PeopleSoft Images With DPKs Part 1
    As part of our initiative to provide quality content to our community, Quest has teamed up with several PeopleSoft thought leaders who will be sharing their knowledge across our blogs. This week, Dan Iverson, PeopleSoft Administrator at psadmin.io writes about building PeopleSoft Images with DPKs. Dan Iverson, Quest Guest Blogger | Blog content ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    Research: Top Challenges For Hybrid Cloud ROI Leaders
    By Charles Knapp, Director of Content Marketing In Quest’s previous Business Technology blog post, I shared insights from recent research that we commissioned with Forrester Consulting. In sum, leaders most satisfied with the return on cloud investments (ROI) are moving quickly to hybrid clouds. Most hybrid cloud ROI leaders have already moved ... more
  • You Asked, JD Edwards Answered: Townhall Questions
    On May 25th Oracle presented their Townhall -  Your Digital Journey with JD Edwards . This webinar addressed hot topics in the JD Edwards community such as; EnterpriseOne 9.2 Upgrade, the announcement of Extended Support Timelines, UX One and more. Attendees were able to ask questions that were then compiled into the attached PDF,  with responses ... more
  • Tuned For Digital Transformation: Part One
    JD Edwards yields tangible results for customers A Q&A with Dawn Baker, Vice President of Product Development, Oracle Q: It’s been a little over a year since the release of EnterpriseOne 9.2. In talking to customers, which examples of digital transformation resonate with you? A: With the 9.2 release, we delivered an ERP platform that helps ... more
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  • Christina Yue
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  • GT
    New Benefits Enrollment EForm Boosts Productivity By 700% For Tennessee
    12/21/2016 - New Benefits Enrollment eForm Boosts Productivity by 700% for Tennessee NASHVILLE, TN - With the help of Gideon Taylor, the State of Tennessee recently launched its latest eForm solution: a new Benefits Enrollment eForm for their non-payroll population. The result? A whopping 700% increase in productivity! The State of Tennessee’s ... more
  • Christina Yue
    2016: A Successful PeopleSoft Year In Review
    by Christina Yue, PeopleSoft Customer Learning Specialist It’s that time of year when many people are reflecting on 2016 and thinking about what’s ahead. It’s no different for me. When I look at our community’s accomplishments from 2016, I am not even sure where to begin as there have been many successes for Quest, specifically within the PeopleSoft ... more
  • Christina Yue
    New Features And Functionalities In Financial Supply Chain Management Image 22
    New Features and Functionalities in Financial Supply Chain Management Image 22   There are quite a lot of great features in the latest Image release for PeopleSoft Financial Supply Chain Management . Here is a quick overview of a few of them.   Fluid Approvals  Fluid Approvals enable you to add or view comments, view attachments, perform line level ... more
  • PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image 20 Is Out!
    by Christina Yue, PeopleSoft Customer Learning Specialist Have you seen the latest features and functionalities for PeopleSoft Human Capital Management? There are quite a few great features in this release. Here is a quick overview of a few of them.   Fluid Total Rewards This image introduces a Fluid version of Total Rewards Statement which gives ... more
  • Quest International User Group’s Max Clark Retires
    After a lifetime of service to his community and 15-years at Quest International User Group, Vendor Sales Specialist Max Clark has decided to retire. Clark’s last days in the office were the week of Thanksgiving. “Max has been a great source of consistency and stability for our organization during his fifteen years,” said Jonathan Vaughn, Quest ... more
  • Mike Hilton
    Customers Can Maintain And Expand Their On-Premise Environment With Oracle Digital
    As most JD Edwards and PeopleSoft customers know, Oracle made some changes to their sales of on-premise ERP licenses and management of on-premise customer accounts. This had a direct impact on the servicing of all Oracle on-premise ERP customers, leaving many customers and partners unsure of where to turn. Quest has some guidance for customers ... more
  • Moving From Quest's Enhancement To MOSC Ideas
    Quest has decided to further continue their partnership with the My Oracle Support Community and transition from Quest’s Enhancement to MOSC Ideas . Oracle has created the Ideas page as their own enhancement request platform to allow users the opportunity to provide feedback. This will allow Quest members to share their ideas for enhancements with ... more
  • JD Edwards Announces UX One & Additional Enhancements
    JD Edwards announces a significant product release to empower our customers on their journey to becoming digital enterprises. These enhancements provide companies with deployment choices, industry-focused applications, and transformative solutions to innovate in the digital economy and to run their business their way. Available now for ... more
  • Customer Learning Specialist
    New PeopleSoft Technology Available
    At Oracle OpenWorld , Paco mentioned two new technologies that were coming later this year and guess what they are out!   Elastic Search Customers can now download a DPK from My Oracle Support and install and configure Elasticsearch for their PeopleSoft systems.  Elasticsearch is available for the PeopleTools 8.55.11 patch, and customers must be on ... more
  • John Schiff
    John Schiff Says Goodbye...For Now
    John Schiff, Vice President JD Edwards Business Development, is leaving Oracle effective immediately.  more
  • Christina Yue
    3 Ways To Maximize Your PeopleSoft Investment
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff Oracle OpenWorld was a whirlwind for me, but such a great learning opportunity as well. It really doesn’t get better than meeting with customers, partners and Oracle and seeing what the future holds, especially for customers. There was a lot of PeopleSoft information to take in throughout the week, but there were three ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    The Road Ahead For JD Edwards Customers
    By: Charlie Knapp, Quest Staff   Oracle OpenWorld is in full swing, with all the keynotes and product news that you would expect. What does it all mean for JD Edwards customers? For me, the key takeaways are about increasing business and IT agility via the Cloud, innovating in your business via technology to create competitive advantages, and improving ... more
  • The Road Ahead For PeopleSoft Customers
    By: Charlie Knapp, Quest Staff   Oracle OpenWorld 2016 is in full swing, with all the keynotes and product news that you would expect. What does it all mean for customers? For me, the key takeaways are about increasing business and IT agility via the Cloud, innovating in your business via technology to create competitive advantages, and improving ... more
  • Charlie Knapp
    JD Edwards Thrives At Oracle OpenWorld
    By: Charlie Knapp, Quest Staff   Oracle’s JD Edwards product line continues to thrive because its innovations are helping organizations to make a digital transformation. That’s a key message from the Oracle product management team at last week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco. Out of a few dozen JD Edwards-related sessions, here are a ... more
  • Christina Yue
    New FSCM Image Update
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management released new features and functionalities in the newest update image earlier this week. Check out the summary we have provided about the new image update, and don’t forget to view the new  PeopleSoft FSCM PI21 Highlights video.   Asset Tracking Enhancement This gives ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image 19 is out!
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff   Have you seen that the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Image 19 came out last week? There are some great updates included in this release and below is some information on what is included.   Employee Snapshot This feature provides managers with a way to quickly review and analyze data about their employees without ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Just Released: PeopleSoft FSCM Features and Functionality
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management has recently released new features and functionalities in the newest update image. Check out the summary we have provided about the new image update, and don’t forget to view the new  PeopleSoft FSCM PI20 Highlights video.   Fluid Approvals The products pictured below ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Have You Heard That PeopleTools 8.53 Is Near The End Of Its Support Cycle?
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff   If you are a customer still using PeopleTools 8.53 we would recommend it is time to adopt the newer PeopleTools technologies and capabilities. We would go as far to say it may be worth upgrading all the way to PeopleTools 8.55 to keep with the most current version and take on the 246 fixes, patches and updates that have come ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft Financials Supply Chain Management Image 19 is Out!
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff     Have you seen that the PeopleSoft Financials Supply Chain Management Image 19 came out today? There are some great updates included in this release and below is some information on what is included.   Fluid Expense Report Entry Image 19 enhanced the expense report entry capabilities by fully adopting the Fluid ... more
  • Chelsea Corken
    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 Now Available On Oracle Cloud
    By: Chelsea Corken   Oracle announced recently the availability of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 9.2 in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle Cloud offers a set of core infrastructure capabilities like elastic compute and storage to provide JD Edwards customers the ability to run EnterpriseOne applications in the cloud.  View the announcement here.   ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2 Image 18 is now available
    By Christina Yue, Quest Staff Oracle continues to invest in PeopleSoft applications on an ongoing basis, including frequent delivery of significant new functionality on its latest 9.2 release. Customers can selectively adopt new features and enhancements using the PeopleSoft Update Manager. You can view a short video that presents a high-level ... more
  • Christina Yue
    WorkCenters vs. Dashboards: What's the difference?
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff I have had several conversations lately in which customers have asked me, in some form or other, “What is the difference between WorkCenters and Dashboards and how should I use each one?” After doing some research, I wanted to share my thoughts on the topic, first by indicating what characteristics and features these two ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Selective Adoption: How can we be successful?
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff   There are many sessions at COLLABORATE about Selective Adoption and, after attending several of them, I’ve learned that there are multiple approaches to implementation which have been taken or which people suggest to be the best. Selective Adoption has been out for about two-and-a-half years now and we have heard ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft WorkCenters 101: Hitting The Basics Of Financial Management And Supply Chain
    By Christina Yue, Quest Staff   The PeopleSoft WorkCenter was created back in 2013, but many are just now starting to use them with their 9.2 upgrades. We wanted to give you some of the basics on WorkCenters as they relate to PeopleSoft Financial Management and Supply Chain. Below you will find a brief description of what WorkCenters are, some benefits of ... more
  • Christina Yue
    Cloud! Cloud! Cloud! How Can It Meet Your Needs?
    By Christina Yue, Quest Staff   How great the Cloud is; how wonderful the Cloud is; Cloud, Cloud, Cloud! It seems to be the talk of the town lately. But how do you know if moving to the Cloud is right for your PeopleSoft environment? We have provided a list of customer needs and challenges addressed by the Cloud, as well as some answers to common questions to ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft HCM Future and Functionality
    By: Christina Yue   In the last few weeks, I was fortunate enough to be able to spend some time with the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) Product Team. Through our conversations, the continued investment and innovation this team is delivering to their customers was made very clear. For example, since the release of PeopleSoft 9.2 this team has ... more
  • Christina Yue
    PeopleSoft ACA Resource
    By Christina Yue, Quest Staff With the IRS announcement that they are extending the deadline for filing the Affordable Care Act forms, ACA continues to be a topic of interests of all. Oracle development team has a put out a lot of resources with the  PeopleSoft Benefits Group.     Check out these posts from Oracle that includes known issues regarding ACA ... more
  • David Kent
    PeopleSoft 8.55 Release Documentation
    By: David Kent, Quest Staff PeopleTools 8.55 was released for general availability in December of 2015, and Oracle has produced several pieces of documentation to aid in upgrade and installation covering a wide product range including development, reporting and analytics, integration, administration, and life cycle management.   Here are some ... more
  • Christina Yue
    What is PeopleSoft Health Center?
    By: Christina Yue, Quest Staff PeopleSoft Health Center is the next generation of your Peoplesoft Performance Monitoring introduced in PeopleTools 8.55. It enables you to monitor the health of your PeopleSoft application with real-time analysis of performance and load. This new tool can be used for self-monitoring of an application or for ... more
  • Christina Yue
    FSCM Image 16 Is Available, What's in Image 16??
    PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2 Image 16 is now available By Christina Yue, Quest Staff Oracle continues to invest in PeopleSoft applications on an ongoing basis, including frequent delivery of significant new functionality on its latest 9.2 release. Customers can selectively adopt new features and enhancements using the PeopleSoft Update Manager.  Below ... more
  • Christina Yue
    3 Major PeopleSoft Deliveries
    By Christina Yue, Quest Staff There were several major deliveries made in PeopleSoft last week. In case you missed them, here is a summary of what I have seen being pushed out.   Let’s start off with the PeopleSoft HCM Update Image 15 delivered on December 3 rd . PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) is a new lifecycle management tool that enables customers to ... more
  • RECONNECT 16 Wrap-up
    It’s hard to believe that RECONNECT is over, it seems like we just started yesterday. They do say time flies when you’re having fun and I had a blast this past July! more
  • Ready. Set. Launch. Quest Launches New Web Site
    Quest Community,   Hello and welcome to the new Quest website! We are excited for you to explore some of the new features and functionality we have implemented based on our usability study. Find out more about that here . Improvements to Overall Usability We want users in our community to get necessary information as quickly as possible. Easier ... more
  • The Road Ahead For JD Edwards And PeopleSoft
    2016's Oracle OpenWorld is in full swing, with all the keynotes and product news that you would expect. What does it all mean for J.D. Edwards and PeopleSoft customers? The key takeaways I am hearing are about increasing business and IT agility via the Cloud, innovating in your business via technology to create competitive advantages, and improving ... more
  • STR Software Celebrates 30th Anniversary
    RICHMOND, Virginia - STR Software, a B2B software company, celebrates its 30th anniversary on May 27, 2016. In keeping with its founding vision, the company continues to develop, market and support the AventX product suite which automates the emailing, faxing, printing and archiving of critical business documents like purchase orders, invoices ... more
  • Case Study - ECM Success in a JD Edwards, Infor Prism and IBM Maximo Environment
    Tampa, FL (June 6, 2016)—IntelliChief, LLC, a provider of automated document management and workflow enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, announces release of a case study chronicling a successful ECM environment of integration with 3 ERP’s: JD Edwards, Infor Prism and IBM Maximo.   This business-building piece reveals real-world ... more
  • AVATA Receives Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Award
    Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected  AVATA  and Chicken of the Sea as recipients of the prestigious SDCE 100 Award for 2016. more
  • IntelliChief ECM Accelerates Documentation Notation
    July 5, 2016 - IntelliChief, LLC, a provider of automated document management and workflow enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, incorporates documentation notation in both automated digital document file creation and circulation lifecycle phases, enabling companies to include all relevant project and transactional information ... more
  • Someday, Everything Is Gonna Be Different...
    About 2 years ago, the Quest Board of Directors gave the staff an overarching goal – double community membership by 2017.  Doing so presented an opportunity to take a fresh look at some of the resources offered to members in order to improve the services available.  As part of this analysis, we reached out to a variety of website users to gather feedback, ... more

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Try this link instead: https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/DocumentDisplay?id=1317204.1
Lyle Ekdahl included these slides in his Collaborate17 keynote - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENEIDPGuFZw - and some of the "Coming Soon" items were delivered at the end of April 2017.
the link to "Product Roadmap for JD Edwards" above takes me to My Oracle Support but doesn't show anything in particular.
I'm unable to find where I can update the membership list for our company. Can you provide the path to do that please? Thank you!
Since the redesign of the site those of us with a free individual member can no longer access the recordings of sessions that we have attended. Is that the new model or a bug that will be corrected?