PeopleSoft Focus Groups

Meet with PeopleSoft development and strategy leads and other users to provide input into PeopleSoft applications and technology features.

 

Business Unit Management

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements for business unit management. Discuss expanding general ledger business unit management to allow the creation of subledger business units.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and using General Ledger along with other products such as Payables, Receivables, and Billing.

Participant profile

General ledger administrators.

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed.

Page and Field Configurator

Contact: Joe Willever

Area of focus

Address extensions to Page and Field Configurator and associated configuration capabilities.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Technical staff, IT professionals.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Asset Management and PeopleSoft Lease Administration

Contact: Tina Thames

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to Asset Management and Lease Administration and interpretation of any GASB, FASB, and other changes in accounting guidance.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Asset managers, asset accountants, property managers, finance team members.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Billing

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Review planned enhancements for the Billing product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Financial systems group members, accounts receivables managers and clerks.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Cash Management and PeopleSoft Treasury

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the Cash Management and Treasury products.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Controllers, finance team members, cash managers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Commitment Control

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements for Commitment Control including an analytics dashboard and WorkCenter.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and using the Commitment Control product.

Participant profile

Budget analysts, budget managers, VPs of finance.

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed.

PeopleSoft Contracts

Contact: Joe Willever

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new proposed capabilities in Contracts.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Contract administrators, grants and award administrators.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

Peoplesoft eProcurement

Contact: Steve Morgan

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements for fluid eProcurement including new features and usability of the eProcurement product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and have either implemented fluid eProcurement or planning to implement fluid eProcurement in the near future.

Participant profile

Procurement professionals using the fluid eProcurement and Purchasing products.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft eSupplier Connection

Contact: Char Jorgenson

Area of focus

Review and discuss enhancements to the supplier-facing self-service application to manage procurement tasks.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Procurement professionals, contract negotiators, buyers, procurement contract managers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Expenses

Contact: Char Jorgenson

Area of focus

Review planned enhancements for travel and expense functionality as well as time reporting.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Expense report users, travelers, time report submitters.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Financials

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss legislative and regulatory enhancements to the Financials products for global compliance.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Controllers, finance team members, global financial compliance team members.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft General Ledger

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the General Ledger product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Financial systems group members, CFOs, controllers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Grants

Contact: Joe Willever

Area of focus

Discuss planned enhancements to the Grants product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Grants managers, grants administrators.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Inventory, PeopleSoft Mobile Inventory Management, and PeopleSoft Cost Management

Contact: Char Jorgenson

Area of focus

Address improvements to the Inventory and Mobile Inventory products.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Inventory management users, cost accountants, warehouse managers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Maintenance Management

Contact: Tina Thames

Area of focus

Address improvements to the Maintenance Management product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Maintenance supervisors, maintenance technicians.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Payables – Payment Cards

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements for AP using credit cards to pay suppliers.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and using the Payables product. In addition, they should have an interest in using credit card as a payment method for their suppliers.

Participant profile

Accounts payable managers, cash managers, finance controllers.

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed.

PeopleSoft Payables – Payments Analytics

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements for payments analytics using Kibana.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and using Payments functionality of the Payables product. In addition, they should have an interest in self-service analytics.

Participant profile

Accounts payable managers, cash managers, finance controllers.

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed.

PeopleSoft Payables and PeopleSoft eSettlements

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the Payables and self-service eSettlements products.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Financial systems group members, accounts payable managers and clerks.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Project Costing

Contact: Joe Willever

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new fluid functionality in the Project Costing product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Project costing power users, project costing contract administrators, project costing grants and award administrators.

Commitment level

60-minute web conferences as needed. Typically one to two meetings per quarter.

PeopleSoft Purchasing

Contact: Bob Block

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new functionality for Purchasing, procurement contracts, and various integrations.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Buyers, procurement professionals.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Receivables and PeopleSoft eBill Payment

Contact: Richa Dubey

Area of focus

Address improvements to the Receivables and self-service eBill Payment products.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Financial systems group members, accounts receivable manager and clerks.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Strategic Sourcing

Contact: Bob Block

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the Strategic Sourcing product from both the buyer and supplier perspective.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Sourcing managers, buyers, procurement professionals.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Supplier Contract Management

Contact: Bob Block

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new functionality for the Supplier Contract Management product.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Procurement professionals, contract negotiators, buyers, procurement contract managers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

PeopleSoft Supplier Contract Management – Digital Signatures

Contact: Bob Block

Area of focus

Investigate enhancements and new functionality specifically related to digital signatures within Supplier Contract Management.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2 and using either DocuSign or AdobeSign.

Participant profile

Procurement professionals, contract negotiators, buyers, procurement contract managers.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

Supplier Lifecycle Management

Contact: Char Jorgenson

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the management of an organization's supplier ecosystem.

Customer profile

Customers must be on FSCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Procurement users, supplier administrators, buyers, accounts payable team.

Commitment level

60-minute web conference as needed. At least two weeks' notice given for any scheduled session.

Absence Management

Contact: Lisa Chow

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new functionality in Absence Management.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Absence administrators, timekeeper, absence clerks, absence rules developers

Commitment level

90-minute call scheduled as needed

Accessibility in PeopleSoft HCM

Contact: Robbin Velayedam

Area of focus

Discuss accessibility and compliance with accessibility guidelines in the PeopleSoft HCM application.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2 and using fluid.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR business analysts, HR generalists, compliance officers, accessibility officers

Commitment level

90-minute call monthly or quarterly

Benefits

Contact: Tammy Boyles

Area of focus

Address enhancements and new functionality for base Benefits and Benefits Administration.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Benefits managers, benefits directors, benefits administrators, HR administrators

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute call scheduled as needed

Compensation

Contact: Lisa Chow

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to base Compensation and eCompensation Manager Desktop.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

HR managers or analysts, compensation managers or analysts

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute call scheduled as needed

Enterprise Learning Management (ELM)

Contact: Jeremy Pelley

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management (ELM).

Customer profile

Customers must be on ELM 9.2.

Participant profile

ELM administrators, learning or training specialists, ELM system administrators

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled the second Thursday each month

Fluid Job and Person Data

Contact: Julie Alonso

Area of focus

Address enhancements to the fluid version of the Job and Person Data module.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2 and actively deploying fluid Job Data or Person Data.

Participant profile

PeopleSoft HR specialists, HR administrators, HR business analysts

Commitment level

60-minute call monthly

Global Payroll Australia

Contact: Srilakshmi Ramachandra

Area of focus

Discuss the legislative updates and roadmap for Global Payroll Australia, in particular “single touch payroll.”

Customer profile

Customers and partners engaged with Global Payroll for Australia.

Participant profile

Payroll administrators, payroll managers, HR and payroll IT staff

Commitment level

30 to 60-minute call every month

Global Payroll Core

Contact: Lourdes Hernandez Fernandez Del Castillo

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to the core PeopleSoft Global Payroll.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2, using fluid, and adopting new features regularly.

Participant profile

Payroll managers, payroll directors, payroll administrators

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute calls scheduled as needed

Global Payroll Mexico and Argentina

Contact: Mario De Lara Luevano

Area of focus

Discuss the legislative updates and roadmap for Global Payroll for Mexico and Argentina.

Customer profile

Customers and partners engaged with Global Payroll for Argentina and Mexico.

Participant profile

Payroll administrators, payroll managers, HR and payroll IT staff

Commitment level

45 to 60-minute call every month

Global Payroll New Zealand

Contact: Srilakshmi Ramachandra

Area of focus

Discuss the legislative updates and roadmap for Global Payroll New Zealand.

Customer profile

Customers and partners engaged with Global Payroll for New Zealand.

Participant profile

Payroll administrators, payroll managers, HR and payroll IT staff

Commitment level

30 to 60-minute call every other month

Health and Safety

Contact: Julie Alonso

Area of focus

Address enhancements to the Health and Safety module in PeopleSoft HR.

Customer profile

Customers must be on 9.2 and using fluid self service.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR administrators, health and safety compliance officers

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

HR Helpdesk

Contact: Venkatesh Kotikalapudi

Area of focus

Address enhancements to the PeopleSoft CRM to HR Help Desk.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HR Help Desk 9.2.

Participant profile

Call center managers, HR service delivery managers, employer relations specialists

Commitment level

60-minute call quarterly

Human Resources

Contact: Julie Alonso

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to PeopleSoft HR functionality, including Employee and Manager Self Service and HR Analytics.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HR 9.2.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR administrators, HR business analysts

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

Kibana Analytics and Visualizations for HCM

Contact: Tammy Boyles

Area of focus

Address enhancements for PeopleSoft HCM analytics and visualizations using Kibana.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2 and PeopleTools 8.57 or higher. In addition, customers should have an end user community with an interest for self-service analytics and visualizations.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR business analysts, HR generalists, analytics specialists, reporting specialists

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

Onboarding, Off-Boarding, Pre-Boarding, and Trans-Boarding

Contact: Jeremy Pelley

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to PeopleSoft onboarding and off-boarding as well as looking at future requirements for pre-boarding and trans-boarding.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR business analysts, HR generalists, recruiters, onboarding specialists

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

Payroll for North America

Contact: Anne Leung

Area of focus

Develop requirements and designs for new features for PeopleSoft Payroll for North America.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2, using fluid, and adopting tax updates regularly.

Participant profile

Payroll managers, payroll directors, payroll administrators

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute call scheduled as needed

PeopleSoft PICASO Digital Assistant for HCM

Contact: Arunachalam Srinivasan

Area of focus

Discuss the art of the possible, configurations, and best practices when deploying a chatbot solution with PeopleSoft Intelligent Chat Assistant from Oracle (PICASO) and Oracle Digital Assistant.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2 and PeopleTools 8.57.07 or higher.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR business analysts, HR generalists

Commitment level

60-minute call every other month

Performance Management (ePerformance)

Contact: Jeremy Pelley

Area of focus

Address enhancements to ePerformance.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Performance administrators, HR administrators

Commitment level

60-minute call every other month

Position Management

Contact: Jeremy Pelley

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to Position Management in PeopleSoft HR.

Customer profile

Customer must be on HCM 9.2 and either use or plan to use Position Management.

Participant profile

HR administrators

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

Profile Management

Contact: Jeremy Pelley

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to Profile Management and maximize the use of Profile Management within PeopleSoft HR and Talent Management.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2 and using Profile Management.

Participant profile

Talent administrators, HR specialists, compliance officers

Commitment level

60-minute call every other month

Recruiting Solutions

Contact: Tammy Boyles

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to Talent Acquisition Manager and Candidate Gateway.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

HR generalists, recruiting administrators, HR specialists

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute call scheduled as needed

Remote Worker

Contact: Tammy Boyles

Area of focus

Address remote worker (aka teleworker) capabilities in HR.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

HR IT specialists, HR business analysts, HR generalists

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

Time and Labor

Contact: Lisa Chow

Area of focus

Discuss enhancements to PeopleSoft Time and Labor.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

Time administrators, or knowledge of the time reporting process, of knowledge of time entry requirements

Commitment level

60 to 90-minute call scheduled as needed

US Federal HR – Customers

Contact: Venkatesh Kotikalapudi

Area of focus

Address enhancements that impact US Federal agencies.

Customer profile

Customers must be on HCM 9.2.

Participant profile

HR administrators, HR IT specialists

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

US Federal HR – Partners

Contact: Venkatesh Kotikalapudi

Area of focus

Discuss core features that impact US Federal agencies.

Partner profile

US Federal HR partners, system integrators, consultant.

Participant profile

Project managers, business analysts, functional experts, or consultants servicing US Federal agencies

Commitment level

90-minute call scheduled as needed

DevOps with PeopleSoft Applications

Contact: Greg Kelly

Area of focus

With many customers on the path to implementing a DevOps and SecOps, this group will examine how customers approach it and what changes and enhancements PeopleSoft can deliver to make the changes easier–for example, UI, workflows, and automation tools.

Customer profile

Customers must be on PeopleSoft application release 9.2 and a supported PeopleTools release.

Participant profile

Administrators or managers responsible for planning or executing DevOps and SecOps as it pertains to PeopleSoft applications.

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Starting in 2023; open for new members

PeopleSoft Cloud Manager

Contact: Mark Hoernemann

Area of focus

Discuss and review features in PeopleSoft Cloud Manager.

Customer profile

Customers should have migrated one or more PeopleSoft environments to OCI. Customers could be an active user of Cloud Manager, but not required.

Participant profile

Administrators responsible for management of PeopleSoft environments on OCI

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Open for new members

PeopleTools Lifecycle Management

Contact: Sasank Vemana

Area of focus

Explore various aspects of the lifecycle tools, discuss how they interact with each other, and identify improvements to features and usability.

Customer profile

Customers must be on PeopleSoft application release 9.2 with a defined strategy to stay current on updates and PeopleTools 8.59 or higher.

Participant profile

Administrators involved with installing, deploying, and managing updates using PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM). Developers and business analysts with a strong focus on and involved with managing application updates.

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Open for new members

PeopleTools 8.60 Upgrade

Contact: Mark Hoernemann

Area of focus

Discuss the 8.60 upgrade process and adoption of new PeopleTools features. Identify common issues, best practices, and suggest improvements for future releases.

Customer profile

Open to customers currently involved with PeopleTools 8.60 upgrades.

Participant profile

Staff involved in the upgrade process and adoption of 8.60 features.

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Starting in 2023; open for new members

Search in PeopleSoft

Contact: Sasank Vemana

Area of focus

Explore the latest search capabilities in PeopleSoft. Provide feedback to improve and extend search features and continue to modernize the search experience.

Customer profile

Customers must be PeopleTools 8.59 or higher with global search implemented for navigation, keyword search for application data, or both.

Participant profile

Administrators and technologists who are involved with installing, deploying, and managing search. Business analysts and users who can provide feedback on the search user experience.

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Starting in 2023; open for new members