Issue #12 – 19th September 2012
News and Latest Developments
Oracle acquires SelectMinds
Real-time information for HMRC
Succeeder Jacki writes about the upcoming changes in the UK for reporting information to HMRC and how this affects PeopleSoft Payroll.
New HCM9.1 Bundle and GP Update
There have been a couple of new releases for PeopleSoft HCM that have appeared on the Support site over the last week or so, including HRMS 9.1 Bundle #10 and Global Payroll 9.1 Update 2012-C (support login required).
New Paper on the PeopleSoft Interaction Hub
The PeopleSoft Interaction Hub (the new name for the Enterprise Portal) will work best when used with PeopleTools 8.52 and upwards, but it is possible to use it with earlier versions. This document sets out exactly which functionality you gain by using the Interaction Hub with each PeopleTools version.
Guaranteeing Process Start Time
Chris Malek examines why process set to start at a certain time can sometimes not start until much later.
Logica’s PeopleSoft Hackathon
Use of Social Media within HR
This study examines the use of LinkedIn, Twitter and FaceBook
The simplicity of the Oracle Stack
The World’s biggest database – and it’s not on Oracle
Google has unveiled ‘Spanner’, a globe spanning database. It appears to be optimised more for reading than writing,so would be more applicable to BI reporting than transactional ERP systems like PeopleSoft. It’s an interesting product however.