PeopleSoft Focus Groups

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

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: Sharmaji Kesavamoorthy

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

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

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

PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF)

Contact: Greg Kelly

Area of focus

Discuss best practices and assist fellow members going live with the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF).

Customer profile

Customers must be on 9.2 applications and a supported PeopleTools release.

Participant profile

QA staff, testers, and developers interested in using PTF to automate unit testing

Commitment level

60-minute call scheduled as needed

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

Kibana Reporting and Analytics

Contact: Sasank Vemana

Area of focus

Discuss features that make reporting with Kibana easier and more feature rich. It will cover all topics related to using Kibana including Elasticsearch indexes, search repositories, external data integration, Kibana dashboards, and more.

Customer profile

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

Participant profile

Technical specialists responsible for producing or managing Kibana reporting within PeopleSoft environments

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Open for new members

DevOps with PeopleSoft Applications

Contact: Greg Kelly

Area of focus

Discuss DevOps topics as they relate to PeopleSoft applications. Discuss how customers can share process improvements and solicit possible enhancements for PeopleTools.

Customer profile

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

Participant profile

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

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Starting in 2022; 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 environment 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: David Bain

Area of focus

Discuss and review features in PeopleSoft Update Manager, Change Assistant, application data sets and PeopleSoft Test Framework.

Customer profile

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

Participant profile

Managers responsible for planning and tracking PeopleSoft application maintenance, active users of PeopleTools lifecycle applications

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Open for new members

PeopleTools 8.59 Upgrade

Contact: Mark Hoernemann

Area of focus

Discuss the 8.59 upgrade process and adoption of new PeopleTools features.

Customer profile

Open to customers currently involved with 8.59 upgrades.

Participant profile

Staff involved in the upgrade process and adoption of 8.59 features

Commitment level

Ongoing meetings as required; assignments possible

Current status

Starting in 2022; open for new members