UK Oracle User Group

UKOUG PeopleSoft Combined SIG (rescheduled from 25th January)

10th Feb 2011
9:30 - 16:30

Drake Way

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09:30 - 10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 10:10 Welcome & Introduction, UKOUG SIG Chairs Financial, HR and Technology



HR stream  


10:10 to 10:45 -  Keynote: Brian Cormican, Oracle - covering areas relating to the change in strategy for product releases and  discussing Oracles continued investment.

5 mins to change streams

10:50 to 11:35

PeopleTools 8.51 Overview - Neville Varnham, Oracle

 Attend this session to understand PeopleTools 8.51 as another evolutionary step in providing enhanced usability and lower total cost of ownership to PeopleSoft customers. In particular navigation, Peop! leSoft Test Framework and Oracle Data Guard will be covered. This session will be of value to anyone who currently manages a PeopleSoft environment, especially those considering upgrade choices or architecture changes.

Transforming HCM with Web/Enterprise 2.0 - Debbie Ashby and Mike Everitt, Oracle

There are three important concepts underlying Enterprise 2.0 that can play a vital role in your company’s ability to take better advantage of the informal interactions t! hat drive productivity, learning and innovation:

• User-generated content
• Collective intelligence
• The social networking that brings it all together.

Learn how using these concepts in conjunction with each other unlocks  the exponential value from collaboration and knowledge sharing.


9.1 Implementation - UK Customer now live with latest PeopleSoft Financials application - Glenn Miles, DSTL

 There’s been plenty of talk about PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, the changes to the application, and how it truly delivers value to an organisation. During this session you will hear first hand how the upgrade from 8.9 to 9.1 has gone. Lessons learned from the upgrade and how the upgraded PeopleSoft application has been received within the organisation.  This session is designed to be informal allowing opportunity for interaction and questions and answers throughout.


11:35 to 11:55 – Coffee

11:55 to 12:40

Mockups, Google and JavaScript - Steve Smith, Cambridge University

 Oracle Fusion HCM Overview - Julian Peters, Oracle

A high-level overview of the next generation of Oracle Human Capital Management solutions – Oracle Fusion HCM.  As part of this we will cover the expected functionality that will be released as part of the Version 1.0 release.


Using My Oracle Support  

This overview and demo from Oracle has been arranged to show customers of Oracle how to drive the best value from using My Oracle Support in managing SR’s, searching for fixes and downloading material from the website.


12:40 to 12:45

 Election (or straight to lunch)

Election (or straight to lunch)

 Election (or straight to lunch)

12:40 to 13:40 Lunch

13:40 to 14:25



8.51 Testing Framework - Overview and Demonstration - Graham Smith, Oxfam

Customer experience with HCM applications details TBC

Business Intelligence

We hear a lot about Business Intelligence – but what does it really mean on a day-to-day basis within an organisation. In this session Oracle will be providing an overview of their BI applications and how it integrates with PeopleSoft applications


5 minutes to change streams

14:30 to 15:15


PeopleTools Roundtable

Meet with other PeopleSoft developers, analysts and DBAs in this valuable time to ask questions, share and discuss anything related to PeopleTools and related technology including databases, middleware, performance issues, missing PeopleTools features, operational monitoring, upgrade issues, etc.


Update from HCM Application Strategy and PeopleTools 8.51 for HCM 

Learn what is coming next with 9.2  and provide your feedback to strategy.  Also during this session see how the new PeopleTools release (8.51) can enhance your current version of HCM applications.



Joint user / Oracle session on 8.50 – first hand experiences on earlier releases 

This session is designed to look at 8.50 tools and the functionality it provides for those not currently on 9.1. Discuss how well it integrates and drives value to the business.


15:15 to 15:30  Coffee 

15:30 to 16:00  - PeopleSoft Update and Investment Strategy - Marc Weintraub, Director, Product Management

The delivery of PeopleSoft 9.1 demonstrated Oracles commitment to continued investment in PeopleSoft applications.  This PeopleSoft update discusses the value delivered by PeopleSoft 9.1 by looking at its adoption by customers.  Also discussed is Oracle’s investment strategy in PeopleSoft; specifically how additional capabilities are planned to be delivered on PeopleSoft 9.1 and beyond.  Lastly attendees will understand how Oracle is engineering its complete portfolio of software and hardware to work together and deliver greater value to its customers.  This includes the co-existence of Oracle Fusion Applications with PeopleSoft applications.

5 minutes to change streams

15:50 to 16:00 - AOB

16:00  - Close


This event is managed by Michelle Ericsson please contact her at: more information.