PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Focus Groups

Help determine the roadmap for your PeopleSoft Human Capital Management product

These PeopleSoft HCM focus groups give you the opportunity to meet with PeopleSoft Development and Strategy leads and other users to shape the future of features within PeopleSoft HCM. Get more information about active focus groups below and contact the focus group leader to get started!

Active focus groups

PeopleSoft HCM Chatbot

Ongoing | Led by Samidha Rege

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Area of focus

Work with customers to: address PeopleSoft chat bot requirements/enhancements; define and scope deliverables;
plan and review roadmap.

 

Customer profile

Customers interested in or planning to uptake PeopleSoft chat bot features,
Required to be on 9.2 or in process of upgrading to 9.2,
Required to be on Tools 8.57 or higher

 

Participant profile

Individual participants should have basic understanding of chatbot technology, and, have clear insight into their organizational strategy to adopt chat bot.
 

Commitment level

Monthly 90 mins call occasionally followed or preceded by surveys.
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate.
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Samidha Rege
[email protected]
 


Core HR

Ongoing | Led by Julie Alonso

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Area of focus

Working with HR Core customers to review and prioritize new features/enhancements needed for Core HR/Self Service
 

Customer profile

None specified
 

Participant profile

Core HR Knowledge Required
 

Commitment level

Calls as needed (usually 1 hr/month);
Complete homework assignments (1 hr/month)
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Julie Alonso
[email protected]
 


HR Helpdesk

Ongoing | Led by Sharmaji Kesavamoorthy

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Area of focus

Product specific focus group to address enhancements and new functionality;
Fluid for Employee Self Service;
Fluid Analytics for Agents;
Employer Relations Case Management;
Enhancing Employee 360 integration
 

Customer profile

Required to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 by end of 2016;
Preferably global in nature with a shared services model for HR Service delivery;
Non-financial sector is preferred
 

Participant profile

Call Center Manager;
HR Service Delivery Manager;
Employer Relations Specialist
 

Commitment level

90 minute conference call every two weeks at our peak;
Survey and “homework” as needed that could require about 30 min in advance or after a call;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Sharmaji Kesavamoorthy
[email protected]
 


US Federal HR – Customers

Ongoing | Led by Venkatesh Kotikalapudi

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Area of focus

Industry specific focus group to address enhancements and new functionality;
Core features that impact US Federal;
Federal specific functionality;
OPM compliance and Regs/Legs
 

Customer profile

Required to be at least on 9.1 and using the PAR processing functionality in production
 

Participant profile

HR Specialist
 

Commitment level

60 – 90 minute conference call scheduled as needed;
At least 2 weeks notice will be provided;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Venkatesh Kotikalapudi
[email protected]
 


US Federal HR – Partners

March 2017 – TBD | Led by Venkatesh Kotikalapudi

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Area of focus

Partner focus group;
Core features that impact US Federal;
Federal specific functionality;
OPM compliance and Regs/Legs
 

Customer profile

US Federal HR partners, system integrators only
 

Participant profile

Project Managers, Business Analysts, Functional SMEs servicing US Federal Agencies on Federal HR business requirements and implementing PeopleSoft HCM
 

Commitment level

90 minute conference call scheduled as needed;
Monthly call
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Venkatesh Kotikalapudi
[email protected]
 


Fluid Simplified Analytics

TBD | Led by Robbin Velayedam

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Area of focus

Strategic initiative;
Best practice PSQueries for PeopleSoft to deliver;
Self Service Reporting for HCM (Simplified Analytics)
 

Customer profile

Required to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 by end of 2016;
Required to be on 8.53 or higher by Jan 2016;
Familiarity with PeopleTools Pivot Grids;
Customers that have an end-user community with an appetite for self service analytics
 

Participant profile

HR IT Specialist;
HR Reporting Specialist;
HR Generalist
 

Commitment level

90 minute conference call once a month;
Survey and “homework” as needed that could require about 30 min in advance or after a call;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Robbin Velayedam
[email protected]
 


Onboarding/Offboarding

Oct 2015 – TBD | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Working with customers to define requirements needed for onboarding/offboarding templates needed + dashboard
 

Customer profile

None specified
 

Participant profile

None specified
 

Commitment level

Calls as needed (usually 1 hr/month);
Complete homework assignments (1 hr/month)
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Core HR Reports and Analytics

TBD | Led by Julie Alonso

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Area of focus

Working with customers to define what reports/analytics should be delivered for Core HR
 

Customer profile

None specified
 

Participant profile

None specified
 

Commitment level

Calls as needed
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Julie Alonso
[email protected]
 


Global Core HR

Ongoing | Led by Julie Alonso

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Area of focus

Working with global customers to review and prioritize new features/enhancements needed for Core HR/Self Service
 

Customer profile

None specified
 

Participant profile

Global knowledge required
 

Commitment level

Calls as needed (usually 1 hr/month);
Complete homework assignments (1 hr/month)
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Julie Alonso
[email protected]
 


Recruiting Solutions

Ongoing | Led by Tammy Boyles

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Area of focus

Product specific focus group to address enhancements, new functionality, and roadmap;
TAM enhancements;
Analytics/reports;
FCG enhancements;
Screening enhancements
 

Customer profile

Prefer customers to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 within the next 6 months.
 

Participant profile

HR Generalist;
Recruiting Administrator;
HR Specialist
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Must participate in the discussions and surveys by providing feedback
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Tammy Boyles
[email protected]
 


Enterprise Learning Management

Ongoing | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Product specific focus group to address enhancements and new functionality;
Fluid for Employee Self Service;
SCORM and AICC Content related issues;
ELM/HCM Integration issues;
Feedback on Roadmap enhancements;
Design Discussions for WIP items;
QA/Knowledge Share across participants
 

Customer profile

Prefer customers to be on 9.2
 

Participant profile

ELM Administrator or Learning Specialist;
ELM Systems Administrator
 

Commitment level

Calls generally scheduled monthly on the last Thursday of every month
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Time and Labor

Ongoing | Led by Lisa Chow

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Area of focus

Product specific focus group to address enhancements and new functionality;
Fluid and enhanced user experience for time reporters, managers and administrators
 

Customer profile

Required to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 by the end of 2018;
Preferably global in nature;
Required to have Time and Labor implemented
 

Participant profile

Time Administrator;
Knowledge of the Time Reporting process;
Knowledge of Time Entry requirements
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Must participate in the discussions and provide feedback;
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Lisa Chow
[email protected]
 


Compensation

February 2018 – TBD | Led by Lisa Chow

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Area of focus

Working with customers on improvements in the Compensation area;
Work with customers on developing the roadmap and the requirements for the roadmap items
 

Customer profile

Prefer that customers be on 9.2 or upgrading to 9.2 by the end of 2018
 

Participant profile

HR Manager/Analyst;
Compensation Manager/Analyst
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Must participate in the discussions and provide feedback
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Lisa Chow
[email protected]
 


Payroll for North America

Ongoing | Led by Richard Delaney

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Area of focus

Working with customers to develop a prioritized list of features to develop;
Once the list of features is established will work on developing requirements and designs for the features
 

Customer profile

Required to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 by the end of 2017
 

Participant profile

Payroll Manager;
Payroll Director;
Payroll Administrator
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed to discuss list of features, requirements and designs;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Survey and “homework” as needed that could require about 30 min in advance or after a call
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Richard Delaney
[email protected]
 


Benefits

Ongoing | Led by Tammy Boyles

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Area of focus

Working with customers to develop a prioritized list of features to develop;
Currently working on design of Fluid Benefits Confirmation and Enrollment;
Addition of Trust to Fluid Dependent Beneficiary pages is on roadmap;
 
Does not include ACA

Customer profile

Required to be on 9.2 or in the process of upgrading to 9.2 within the next 6 months.
 

Participant profile

Benefits Manager;
Benefits Director;
Benefits Administrator;
HR Specialist
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed to discuss list of features, requirements and designs;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Must participate in the discussions and surveys by providing feedback
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Tammy Boyles
[email protected]
 


Absence Management

Ongoing | Led by Lisa Chow

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Area of focus

Working on top initiatives/requirements from customers especially in the areas of modernization and integration;
Working to enhance the integration with Time and Labor and or with other products such as FSCM – Time application and with Project Costing
 

Customer profile

Customers in recent releases, preferably on recent releases or upgrading to 9.2;
Customers using Absence Management standalone;
Customers using Absence Management with Payroll for North America, Time and Labor, or Global Payroll;
Customers using Absence Management with a Third Party Payroll Systems and/or Third Party Payroll Provider
 

Participant profile

Absence Administrator;
Timekeeper;
Absence Clerks;
Absence Rules Developers
 

Commitment level

90 minute calls scheduled as-needed;
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate;
Must participate in the discussions and provide feedback
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Lisa Chow
[email protected]
 


Global Payroll

Ongoing | Led by Paul Smit

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Area of focus

Working on top initiatives/requirements from customers;
Working with customers that need Core functionality to deploy multi-country implementations;
We have dedicated working sessions (1:1s) with customers to review their wishlist, to review their functionality, customizations, deep dives
 

Customer profile

Customers in recent releases, preferably on recent releases or upgrading to 9.2;
Customers using Global Payroll and Absence Management
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Clerks;
Payroll Rules Developers
 

Commitment level

60-90 minute calls scheduled as needed;
Meetings will be set early morning Pacific Time for customers in North America, EMEA, and LATAM Regions, and late evenings Pacific Time for customers in the JAPAC region
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Paul Smit
[email protected]
 


Performance Management

November 2015 – TBD | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Working on top initiatives/requirements from customers including enhanced integration for Performance and Talent Management, Business Objectives, Pay for Performance, etc.;
We plan to have have dedicated working sessions (1:1s) with customers to review their wishlist, to review their functionality, customizations, deep dives
 

Customer profile

Must be on 9.2
 

Participant profile

Performance Administrators;
Upon request we will need participation of managers or users who can share the perspective of managers and end users (employees)
 

Commitment level

60 minute call (every other month);
Meetings will be set early morning Pacific Time for customers in North America, EMEA, and LATAM Regions, and late evenings Pacific Time for customers in the JAPAC region
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Profile Management

November 2015 – TBD | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Working on enhancements to Profile MGMT
 

Customer profile

Use of Profile Management
 

Participant profile

None specified
 

Commitment level

60 minute call (every other month)
Meetings will be set early morning Pacific Time for customers in North America, EMEA, and LATAM Regions, and late evenings Pacific Time for customers in the JAPAC region.
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Employee Snapshot

Ongoing | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Work to determine what customers are looking for in Employee Snapshot
 

Customer profile

On current release 9.2;
Prefer to utilize at least one talent management piece of PeopleSoft
 

Participant profile

None specified
 

Commitment level

None specified
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Position Management

Ongoing | Led by Jeremy Pelley

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Area of focus

Enhancements to Position Management
 

Customer profile

On 9.2;
Using Position MGMT
 

Participant profile

None specified
 

Commitment level

60 minute call (every month);
Meetings will be set early morning Pacific Time
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Jeremy Pelley
[email protected]
 


Approvals and Delegations

Ongoing | Led by Lulu Hernandez

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Area of focus

This is a new focus group to enhance our Approvals and Delegations Modules across PeopleSoft HCM
 

Customer profile

Customers in recent releases, preferably on recent releases or upgrading to 9.2;
Customers that use Delegations and that have recently customized our develop their own Delegations module;
Customers that have uptaked the Mobile Approvals App either using MAP or the New Fluid Page Composer
 

Participant profile

Managers who delegate Authority for several functions such as Absence, Time, Learning, Recruiting, HR Functions, etc
Approvers;
Those who need to approve Absences, Expenses, Promotions, Salary Ad Hoc Changes;
NOTE: Time Keepers and Time Approvers may have separate sessions to discuss approvals with the Time and Labor Focus Group
 

Commitment level

90 minute call (once or twice per month);
Meetings will be set early morning Pacific Time for customers in North America, EMEA, and LATAM Regions, and late evenings Pacific Time for customers in the JAPAC region
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Lulu Hernandez
[email protected]
 


PeopleTools Testing Framework PTF

TBD | Led by Rick Delaney

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Area of focus

This is a new focus group to enhance our PeopleTools Testing Framework
 

Customer profile

Customers in recent releases, preferably on recent releases or upgrading to 9.2
 

Participant profile

QA;
Testers;
Developers interested on using PTAF to automate Unit testing
 

Commitment level

Calls as needed (usually 1 hour per month);
May be required to complete homework assignments prior to the call depending on the content that will be discussed
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Rick Delaney
[email protected]
 


GP UK SIG

Ongoing | Led by Paul Smit

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the UK Payroll
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for the UK
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

30-45 minutes call every month
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Paul Smit
[email protected]
 


GP France SIG

Ongoing | Led by Paul Smit

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the French Payroll
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for France
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

60-90 minutes call every quarter
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Paul Smit
[email protected]
 


GP Spain SIG

Ongoing | Led by Paul Smit

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the Spanish Payroll
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for Spain
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

60-90 minutes call every quarter
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Paul Smit
[email protected]
 


GP Switzerland SIG

Ongoing | Led by Paul Smit

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the Swiss Payroll
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for Switzerland
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

60-90 minutes call twice a year
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Paul Smit
[email protected]
 


GP Australia SIG

Ongoing | Led by Srilakshmi Ramachandra

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the Australian Payroll, in particular “Single Touch Payroll”
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for Australia
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

30-60 minutes call every month
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Srilakshmi Ramachandra
[email protected]
 


GP New Zealand SIG

Ongoing | Led by Srilakshmi Ramachandra

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the Australian Payroll, in particular “Pay Day Reporting”
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for New Zealand
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

30-60 minutes call every other month
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Srilakshmi Ramachandra
[email protected]
 


Chatbot Absence Management

Ongoing | Led by Samidha Rege

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Area of focus

Work with Absence Management customers to identify chatbot requirements, defining and scoping deliverables and planning roadmap.
 

Customer profile

Customers having implemented or in process of implementing Absence Management.
Required to be on 9.2 or in process of upgrading to 9.2
Required to be on Tools 8.55 or higher
 

Participant profile

Individual participants should be well versed with Absence Management rules and/or Chatbot technology
 

Commitment level

Monthly 60 mins call occasionally followed or preceded by surveys.
Must make every effort to attend each call or send a delegate.
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Samidha Rege
[email protected]
 


GP Mex and Arg SIG

Ongoing | Led by Lulu Hernandez

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Area of focus

This is a Special Interest Group meeting focused on the Legislative Updates and Roadmap for the Argentinean and Mexican Global Payroll
 

Customer profile

Customers and Partners engaged with Global Payroll for Argentina and Mexico
 

Participant profile

Payroll Administrators;
Payroll Managers;
HR/Payroll IT
 

Commitment level

45-60 minutes call every month
 

Current status

Open
 

Contact for participation

Maro de Lara
[email protected]
 


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