PeopleSoft Weekly Issue #72 – 5th March 2014

Issue #72 – 5th March 2014

Events

UKOUG PeopleSoft Roadshow 

The UKOUG are holding their annual EMEA PeopleSoftRoadshow on March 26th at Oracle’s City Office in London. This is the must-see event in the PeopleSoft calendar and has great content from Marc Weintraub, Jeff Robbins and an HCM v9.2 customer success story from Succeed!

Collaborate ’14

Quickly following the UKOUG roadshow is the Collaborate conference, held in Las Vegas on 7th-11th April. There’s always a lot of top content here and a strong showing from the user groups involved and Oracle themselves.

New Releases

New CRM PeopleSoft Image Released

Oracle have released CRM 9.2.002, the latest PeopleSoft Update Manager image forPeopleSoft CRM v9.2 (Support login required).

Profiles

I’m Anton de Weger and this is how I work

We’re thrilled that Anton de Weger – a legend in both the UK and Australian PeopleSoftmarkets – has allowed himself to be profiled for the ‘how I work’ series.

Functional

The Cardinal Point Solutions team have continued their blog series giving us an insight into an implementation of WorkCenters for a fictional client. They have already published episode 5 which is available here.

Technical

PeopleSoft Menu Nesting Issues with Google Chrome

Shelby Melban details a bug that you may encounter when using Chrome to viewPeopleSoft pages running on PeopleTools 8.4x (and an increasing number are using Chrome as browser of choice more recently). Shelby’s PSChrome browser extension protects against this bug.

Reading

RoboCop is coming

A group of students from Florida International University have created a prototype robot that they hope can get disabled members of the police-force back into action. As an added point of interest, it’s using the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset.

Can Apple redefine the Car Dashboard 

Whilst everyone is waiting for the iWatch, could Apple’s next disruptive innovation be in a different market altogether? Can they do for the car dashboard what they’ve done with other devices?

Design

Many people read the XKCD web-comic, however this slight departure is one of the most intelligent and useful informational graphics we’ve ever seen

Training

Oracle University have released updated versions of their PeopleSoft training courses, many now providing content for the v9.2 applications. Each course is available either in classroom format or via web-based delivery.

and One More Thing …

Ultra Reality: What would you do in this situation? 

There’s a fair chance that you’ve seen this already as it’s had 15m views, but it’s a particularly amusing/cruel prank where a window is replaced with a TV screen, and some unsuspecting job interviewees try to maintain professionalism while the TV shows realistic looking impending armageddon.
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