Tag: Journey to the Cloud

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 100060

Lessons Learned 18 months since going live with PeopleSoft on OCI.  SpearMC is presenting on original goals, objectives met, shortfalls, and lessons learned. 

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s (CHW) outdated PeopleSoft application posed significant risks and was requiring more and more budget to maintain. In November 2019, thanks to a quick, affordable lift-and-shift upgrade to PeopleSoft on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), CHW saved time, lowered the total cost of ownership and reduced risk, all while transforming their IT organization from a cost center to a value provider.

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 100820

Are you thinking about running PeopleSoft in the public cloud?   This session will explore the value proposition of running PeopleSoft in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.  What's possible now, what might be possible and what might this journey look like. With practical tips on automated patching, monitoring, alerting, upgrading and integrations I'll share some real-world stories of what's possible now and where PeopleSoft in OCI could take your organisation.

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 101220

Customers installing PeopleSoft on OCI still have to abide by the "Shared Responsibility" model. In this session, we'll look at the Shared Responsibility Model, the traditional protections available, and the ways Oracle is delivering products and features to extend the Cloud security model in the applications environment.

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 101710

We realize that every organization is different with a unique set of business and strategic requirements for your PeopleSoft HCM.  You depend on your PeopleSoft applications to manage many facets of your business.  When contemplating how to improve your PeopleSoft system to meet your continually changing business requirements, there are three potential strategies/options to consider:  PeopleSoft On-Premise, Lift and Shift to the Cloud, and Oracle Cloud HCM.  Come hear about these strategies and respective customer case studies.

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 100590

Planning is key to an Oracle Cloud implementation. Integration issues can be a Go-Live showstopper. This presentation will call out key considerations related to financial integrations, understanding effort and where time should be spent, and provide a real account of an integration experience at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to several 3rd party systems as they move to Oracle Cloud.

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 100730

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers clear advantages making it a preferred PeopleSoft infrastructure provider:
-Industry-leading cost performant infrastructure
-The only cloud to offer Oracle certified and supported database as a service
-The only cloud to offer SLAs on uptime, monitoring capability, and performance

Join Astute Business Solutions to learn how and why PeopleSoft runs better on Oracle Cloud than AWS, Azure, or GCP. During this session, PeopleSoft cloud experts will take you through the nuances and differences of running PeopleSoft applications on Oracle Cloud versus other cloud vendors.

Key takeaways:
-Benefits of using the PeopleSoft Cloud Manager only available on Oracle Cloud
-Cost savings of up to 50% over other vendors
-Decreasing image upgrades by 90% with PeopleSoft on OCI
-Hear use cases on improved operations, cost savings, and business continuity by running PeopleSoft on OCI

Presented at RECONNECT Envision 2021

Session ID: 100720

This session will show the lifecycle of an application on the SDDC. This includes provisioning, management, monitoring, troubleshooting, and cost transparency with the vRealize Suite. The session will also include best practices for running Oracle databases on the SDDC including sizing and performance tuning. Business continuity requirements and procedures will be addressed in the context of the SDDC. It is a formidable task to ensure the smooth operation of critical applications running on Oracle, and the SDDC simplifies and standardizes the approach across all datacenters and systems.

Presented at INFOCUS Envision 2021

Session Id: 100900

One of the most important factors in the success of any Cloud technology or business transformation is purposefully creating a behavorally directive environment and and set of organizational riggors. However, if not established with the end game in mind, things can (and will) derail rapidly. This session will tackle the key fail-points that are often ignored that compromise project success, as well as provide a dynamic guidebook for re-wiring your organization and project teams to lead rapid change and adoption. Based on behavioral analytics, organizational/systems psychology, and 30+ years of leadership experience, the focus will be on proven behavioral methodologies and their direct application.


Identify and command the three foundational tenets of directive management deployment that ensure successful outcomes.

Practical tools to establish true implementation governance that effectively supports resource investments and long-term sustainability.

Efficiently cascade new behavioral operations and actuate value stream leaders to drive new technology adoption and business transformation.

Thomas Colbert, Terillium, Inc.

Presented at INFOCUS Envision 2021

Session Id: 101690

Is your JD Edwards imperative to business success? Can you guarantee a successful recovery of your JD Edwards and complementary systems if a disaster occurs? Learn how Carolina Biological Supply examined their risk profile, aligned with the business and demonstrated their Disaster Recovery readiness. This case study examines the journey from budget, to Disaster Recovery preparedness and fail-over testing for JD Edwards from start to finish. Learn from the IT Director and a Disaster Recovery SME to evaluate where your company is, what to look for, and understand how to develop your own strategy.


Understand how your risk profile can impact your disaster recovery.

Understand a real world perspective of planning, implementing and testing disaster recovery.

Richard Dolewski, Denovo

Presented at INFOCUS Envision 2021

Session Id: 103360

The success of your enterprise depends on the choices you make—your ability to innovate, to react nimbly to changing conditions, and to outmaneuver your competition. More choice means more agility and better ability to innovate. The flexible, configurable JD Edwards applications and architecture have long empowered customers to thrive in the midst of disruption. And now the prospect of deploying JD Edwards in the Cloud —particularly in hybrid models. This session will focus on the automation that has been created to enable JD Edwards on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), the value of running on OCI, and some of the key solutions that may be leveraged from OCI such as Autonomous Database.

Prashanth Thimmavajjala, Oracle America, Inc