A video interview with John Webb (VP PeopleSoft Product Strategy) who talks about the new In-Memory applications on the Exa-platforms, use cases for the 9.2 Applications, usability labs leading to a reduction in training needs and the enthusiasm in the user community for 9.2.
The PeopleSoft Statement of Direction has been updated. It’s an interesting read to see what is planned for upcoming releases and Feature Packs. The integration with LinkedIn sounds particularly interesting, however there are sections for the other applications too. (Support login required.)
A thought provoking piece from Tommy Walker of Smashing Magazine about how we’ll interact with computers in the future using technologies similar to the three mentioned above. It’s amazing how much that scene from Minority Report – which was released 11 years ago – is still impacting UI designers’ thoughts for the future.
Rebecca Vilsack (IT director, University of Central Florida and member of the Quest International Users Group board of directors) talks about making the most of new functionality when upgrading, not just completing the upgrade and stopping. (Scroll down to read the full article.)
Grey Heller’s Larry Grey has posted a YouTube video showing how you can prevent your system being hacked – the video focuses on Campus Solutions, but this could apply to any application – using their ERP Firewall product.
An intriguing entry on the arstechnica blog showing how easy it is to crack passwords – it took the author less than 24 hours to become competent. Key takeaways from this are that password security is better in PeopleTools 8.53 (now passwords are salted as well as hashed), and if your password is 6 characters or less, with an additional one or two numbers on the end it’ll be very easy to crack.
Pepsi disguised pro racing driver Jeff Gordon and sent him to a car dealership to take a Camaro for a test drive. The poor car salesman lets Jeff behind the wheel but has no idea what Jeff is going to do. (Warning, contains some profanity.)
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