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December 10, 2016
By Yuri, Ataway HR Manager

Communication plays a large part in our lives, both personally and professionally. When talking about communication, many think about talking, or ways they can more clearly get their point across in a conversation. However, talking and presenting viewpoints isn’t all that is involved in communication. Listening plays a large role in the communication process as well. Not only as a consultant, but as a human being, it is very important for us to learn how to listen before we learn how to speak. Listening involves taking in what the other person is saying and processing it before speaking. Here are ten tips you can implement to refine your active listening habits and improve your communication skills.

December 3, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

Starting in PeopleTools 8.55.11 and higher, PeopleSoft will be replacing Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES) with Elasticsearch. Elasticsearch, an open source search platform, will offer PeopleSoft customers an even greater and enhanced search performance that is easier to deploy and maintain moving forward. Elasticsearch will also provide PeopleSoft users with greater capabilities in terms of horizontal scaling with Apache Lucene-based architecture. The Secure Search Model will be placed over the top of Elasticsearch. Elasticsearch will offer backup and failover support as well. Learn more about Elasticsearch and the different ways your organization can make the transition. 

November 24, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

With PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 Payroll for North America Update Image 18, users can now update their state and federal tax withholding status online through withholding forms utilizing Adobe Acrobat Reader. Users can access their Tax Withholding information through the Payroll tile on the Fluid Employee Self Service homepage. Users can update information utilizing an updatable PDF. This information is then reconciled and automatically and directly updated in the PeopleSoft application. The PeopleSoft Online Withholding Forms save organizations valuable time and money, streamlining the tax withholding process without having to mail out the forms to employees or enter the information in manually. 

November 19, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

The PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) is a tool that allows PeopleSoft customers to automate the functional testing of their applications. PTF provides users with a greater level of accuracy and a faster execution time, as users no longer have to rely on manual, expensive testing phases to roll out new functionality and enhancements. Here the top benefits of utilizing PTF as well as some limitations of the testing framework. 

October 28, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2 Update Image 21 is out! Through the PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) in 9.2, PeopleSoft customers can receive new Finance features and functionality through a continuous delivery model and no longer need to undergo major upgrades in order to stay current. Through Selective Adoption, Finance users can choose only the changes they want, when they want. There are six key features that can streamline financials and lower organizations’ total cost of ownership in this newest PeopleSoft Update Image. These top six features include asset tracking enhancements, interface component standardization, mass transaction manager extensions, asset retirement obligations, Strategic Sourcing NOA and NOIA and amortization of expenses. 

October 22, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

Oracle PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 recently released new functionality and enhancements in Update Image 19. This Update Image was released through the PeopleSoft Update Manager, allowing customers to uptake the new features and functionality that they want, whenever they want. Update Image 19 offers PeopleSoft HCM customers with 13 new features, including the Employee Snapshot, new analytics, global name formatting and more. One notable feature in this Update Image is the ability for users to cancel absence requests and submit for approval. Another top feature includes enhancements to the Fluid Candidate Gateway, allowing employees to refer a friend or apply to a job posting from their mobile device. 

October 15, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

With the My Sourcing Events tile available within the PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2 Procurement Operations Home Page, procurement users can save valuable time by utilizing the tile’s four key features. The alert notifications on the Fluid Procurement Operations Home Page make it easy for users to scan over the tile to see how many events need to be checked or require further action. Other time saving features include filtering and sort capabilities, quick and accessible bidder information and the ability to take action without having to navigate away from the page. 

September 17, 2016
By Eliana Sanchez Sierra, Ataway HR Specialist

In this week’s HR Spotlight article, discover five principles to follow to achieve personal and professional success. By following these principles, or tips, employees can reach short and long term goals, growing in the workplace as well as outside of it. 

September 3, 2016
By Deepa Saoji, PeopleSoft Expert

With the introduction of Scope View with the release of PUM 19, PeopleSoft application users can now customize their dataset to view a limited list, rather than viewing the entire dataset at once. Users can define different filter sets for the same pagelet, controlling what they see. Here are three simple steps to set up the Scope View for WorkCenters. 

August 27, 2016
By Frederic Portal, Ataway Director of Strategy & Alliance

PeopleSoft Simplified Analytics provide users with the streamlined and intuitive tools they need to create analytic reports. These analytic reports built using PSQueries lead to deeper data analysis and enhanced decision making. Here are the top five benefits of implementing PeopleSoft Simplified Analytics in your organization. 

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