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PeopleSoft Upgrade

PeopleSoft Project Overview
Technical and Application Modernization

Current Situation:

  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (Student Portal) on outdated version 9.0
  • PeopleSoft HCM (HR, Benefits, Payroll) on outdated version 9.0
  • PeopleSoft ERP (Financial System, Accounting, Billing) on current version 9.2
  • Microsoft SQL database platform
  • PeopleSoft currently hosted @ Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • No Disaster Recovery Plan and business continuity
  • High-Cost Cloud Model
  • Hybrid Support Model (Microsoft and Oracle), i.e. we are getting support from both companies

Future State:

  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (Student Portal)-upgrade to current version
  • PeopleSoft HCM (HR, Benefits, Payroll)-upgrade to current version
  • PeopleSoft ERP (Financial System, Billing)-upgrade to current point release (ugraded release)
  • Migration to Oracle database
  • Migration to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Addition of Max Availability Disaster Recovery Option
  • Addition of Oracle Managed Services and Oracle Functional Services
  • Deliver a supported, maintained, and stable platform upon which future implementation projects can occur

Phase I: Business Benefits

  • All Applications on most current version- no future upgrade projects needed
  • Single Vendor- Sole Sourced Approach to Project- Peralta cannot go live @ Oracle CI (cloud infrastructure) on current versions – Oracle and Peralta must perform the migration and upgrade successfully
  • Leverage Oracle CI (cloud infrastructure) and Oracle database- simplified support model, simplified contracting, simplified vendor management
  • Oracle Managed Services- a single point of contact for all Oracle support issues; integrated management of the entire technical stack
  • Direct Access to Oracle Product Development and Product Management when needed
  • Vendor managed system- decreased risk profile = Oracle on Oracle Managed by Oracle
  • Vendor provided security services- Oracle CI (cloud infrastructure), database, and applications- a single point of contact
  • Oracle certified configuration of all technical and application components- everything works together as expected
  • Implement new PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface – enables mobile functionality (iOS and Android)
  • Stable platform for future growth, additional software projects, etc.
  • Functional Services- provides application-level support to power users
  • Applications Differences Training 9.0 to 9.2
  • Oracle provides the Project Manager, and Technical Leads during the project and Service Delivery Team to support post-project


Phase II – Business Process Enhancement

  • Implement additional PeopleSoft modules driven by FCMAT Report on June 28, 2019
  • Standard Module Functionality in HR (Time and Labor, Position Management, Manager Self Service, and Management Commitment Accounting)
  • Standard Module Functionality in ERP/Financials (Supplier Contract Manager, Asset Management, Expenses, Inventory, Project Costing, Strategic Sourcing)
  • Project Management Resource
  • Technical Lead Resources
  • Functional Lead Resources
  • Program Management Resource
  • Development of User Training Handbooks
  • Sponsorship of Oracle and Peralta Governance Committee

Future State:

  • All Required Modules fully implemented and rolled out to Peralta Business Users
  • Technical and Functional Helpdesk to support users
  • Expanded Mobility Functionality across PeopleSoft HR, PeopleSoft Financials and PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (Student Portal)
  • Enhanced Development of Automated Processes, Reporting, Data Management
  • Compliance with Financial Review and Fiscal Health Risk Analysis Report dated June 28, 2019
  • Broader and Deeper Adoption of New Technology- mobile, workflow, automation,
  • A Fully Integrated, Managed and Supported Application Platform by Oracle

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