PeopleSoft Innovators Program

Get rewarded for your success and share your experiences with the broader PeopleSoft community. If you're deploying the latest PeopleSoft features and frameworks, you might qualify as a Feature Innovator or a PeopleSoft Innovator.

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How the program works

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  • What's the difference between PeopleSoft Innovators and Feature Innovators?

    Feature Innovators rapidly adopt one or more individual PeopleSoft features available in the latest update images.

    PeopleSoft Innovators transform their businesses through the widespread adoption of two or more broader initiatives, such as Analytics or Selective Adoption.

  • Which features do I need to deploy to qualify as a Feature Innovator?

    If you’ve deployed recently delivered features, you qualify for the Feature Innovator program. Over time, the features that qualify for the program will change. When we deliver strategic new features, we’ll add them to the list. When we have a critical mass of Feature Innovators for a specific feature, we’ll remove it from the list.

    For the full list of features, see PeopleSoft Feature Innovator Nomination Form.

  • How do I get into the Hall of Fame?

    Have you fully embraced today's PeopleSoft? If you’ve transformed your business in all (or nearly all) 20 categories listed on the nomination form, such as digital assistants, analytics, and Cloud transformation, then you may qualify for the Hall of Fame. Each nomination will be evaluated carefully, on a case-by-case basis.

    The required Hall of Fame transformation categories may evolve over time if we introduce new strategic initiatives. For the full list of categories that are evaluated, see PeopleSoft Hall of Fame Nomination Form.

    If you have questions, please send them to

  • What are the acceptance criteria for each type of innovator?

    Note: To qualify as an innovator, your products must be current on support with Oracle.

    To be a Feature Innovator, you need to have deployed at least one of the features listed on the PeopleSoft Feature Innovator Nomination Form. The feature must be deployed in production.

    To be a PeopleSoft Innovator, you need to have deployed at least two of the following initiatives:

    • Selective Adoption
    • User experience: Fluid, Classic Plus, navigation, branding
    • Configuration/eliminating customization
    • Analytics: pivot grids, simplified analytics, PAN, Kibana
    • Digital assistants with Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA)
    • Configuration and decustomization
    • Cloud transformation with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Cloud Manager
    • COVID-19 response
      Note: For nominations related to COVID-19 response, only one initiative is required.

    To join the Hall of Fame, you need to have deployed or demonstrated all, or nearly all, of the following categories:

    • Fluid navigation
    • Fluid approvals
    • Many Fluid features
    • Classic Plus
    • Elasticsearch
    • Analytics: pivot grids, simplified analytics, PAN, Kibana
    • Fluid related information
    • Mobile access for self-service users
    • Digital assistants with Chatbot Integration Framework and Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA)
    • PeopleSoft Test Framework for test automation
    • Demonstrating the ability to stay on a supported PeopleTools release
    • Running multiple pillars in a clustered environment, using PeopleTools
    • Eliminating customization with Page and Field Configurator
    • Isolating customization with event mapping
    • Isolating customization with drop zones
    • Demonstrating the ability to get current at least every 18 months
    • Demonstrating the ability to deploys new features at least annually
    • Running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
    • Using Cloud Manager
  • What is the nomination process?

    Complete the nomination form for the type of innovator you’re nominating. For Feature Innovators, submit a separate nomination for each feature.

    The PeopleSoft team reviews all nominations as they’re received. They might contact you for more information during the review process, which can take 2-4 weeks. If your nomination is accepted, you’ll receive an acceptance email with details about the recognition and benefits that you’ll receive.

  • Who can submit a nomination?

    You can nominate yourself or someone else. If you’re a partner, you can nominate your customers and receive recognition as a partner.

  • When will I find out whether my nomination has been accepted?

    You should hear back from us within 2-4 weeks after submitting a nomination.

  • What recognition and benefits do innovators receive?

    Feature Innovators receive:

    • Listing in the directory of Feature Innovators on the PeopleSoft Information Portal
    • Digital badge that you can display on websites and social media

    PeopleSoft Innovators receive:

    • Announcement in a PeopleSoft Now episode
    • Invitation to exclusive Innovators reception when held at PeopleSoft events
    • Increased visibility and preferred review of session submissions at PeopleSoft events
    • Full-page PeopleSoft Innovator Story on the PeopleSoft Information Portal
    • Announcement in a PeopleSoft blog post
    • Inclusion in key PeopleSoft presentations
    • Innovators certificate
    • Innovators pin (delivered by Quest at in-person events).

    Hall of Fame members receive:

    • Public announcement and participation in an executive-level presentation, on-stage interview, or panel session at RECONNECT
    • Hall of Fame dinner at RECONNECT
    • Three paid conference passes for RECONNECT, for the year in which you’re recognized
    • One paid conference pass at other PeopleSoft events (must participate in an executive-level session)
    • Full-page PeopleSoft Innovator Story on the PeopleSoft Information Portal
    • Inclusion in a PeopleSoft Now interview or other video
    • Announcement in a PeopleSoft blog post
    • Plaque or award
    • Hall of Fame certificate
    • Hall of Fame pin
  • If I’m already a PeopleSoft Innovator, can I be nominated again?

    Absolutely! You can be nominated as often as you keep innovating!

    If you’re already a Feature Innovator, increasing your innovations might qualify you as a PeopleSoft Innovator with greater recognition and benefits.

    If you’re already a PeopleSoft Innovator, you can continue to receive recognition for new innovations. And the more you innovate, the closer you get to the Hall of Fame.

  • How can partners participate?

    If you’re a partner, you can submit nominations on behalf of your customers, validate your involvement with customer innovations during the nomination review process, and accept PeopleSoft Innovator certificates on behalf of customers if they can’t accept the awards in person.

  • Who can I contact for more information?

    If you have questions, please send them to