Issue #41 – 14th May 2013
News and Latest Developments
Documentary on Ellison’s America’s Cup victory
Thomas Kurian: 10 Strategic Cloud Computing Insights
A high-level non-technical walkthrough of some of the benefits that can be gained by moving to the cloud by Thomas Kurian (Oracle’s Executive Vice President of Product Development).
Evaluating PS 9.2: Project Scope, Business Process Innovation, Organizational Change Management
PeopleTools 8.53: Why upgrade?
PeopleTools Information Center
Within My Oracle Support it can sometimes be difficult to locate the exact information that you’re after. These Information Center pages offer an alternative method of navigation to the search functionality that allows you to quickly navigate to the area that you wish to investigate (support login required).
Integration Network WorkCenter 8.53: automated monitoring
Nicolas Gasparotto tries the setup for the new functionality in PeopleTools 8.53 which promised “Automated Network Status and Real-Time Notification of Errors”. The results are a mixed bag and may be tidied up in future versions.
PeopleSoft Test Framework
The first of two links in this newsletter for Steve Boese’s blog. Steve highlights a service that has appeared filling a gap in the market for reviews of Enterprise software. If it can become popular enough to gain a critical mass of reviews, then it could be a really useful tool in the vendor/software selection process. The actual site is available here.
PeopleSoft v9.2 Infographic
Trying to look better vs. trying to get better
Steve Boese’s blog is well worth adding to your feed reader. This post highlights the different approaches of those who spend time and effort to appear more knowledgeable, productive etc against those that concern themselves less with appearance and strive to improve.