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Conference Recap: Elire at RECONNECT 2017!

July 24th, 2017

Conference Recap: Elire at RECONNECT 2017!

Last week, PeopleSoft Users from across the nation took over the “Windy City” of Chicago, IL for Quest International Users Groups‘ PeopleSoft RECONNECT Conference 2017. Team Elire set up camp for the week at Booth #405. The conference started with an exciting and informative lunch & learn with Senior Director of Product Strategy – PeopleSoft, Marc Weintraub, and Vice President, PeopleSoft Strategy & Product Management, Rebekah Jackson. The Senior Oracle Executives provided an overview of the roadmap for PeopleSoft, as well as engaged users to provide feedback on where they were at with the future of their PeopleSoft solution and what their current pain points entailed. 

Elire’s first presentation, Predict Your Future with Simplified Cash Forecasting: How Allegis Improved its Treasury System, was presented later in the afternoon by Elire Managing Consultant, Logan Wacker. This presentation was a case study on how Allegis and Elire created value by utilizing transaction level addenda to allow for proper categorization of transactions and by applying a cash forecasting rolling balance application to compute the daily beginning cash balance on a specific source set balance record.

 

The evening entailed the PeopleSoft Super Session and Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall. Team Elire welcomed clients and PeopleSoft Users to Booth 405 to engage with our experts, test out our new Strategic Roadmap Quiz, and learn more about our remaining five sessions. 

The team wrapped up Day One with a Chicago staple – Lou Malnati’s Deep Dish pizza!

Day Two started bright and early with Team Elire’s, “Pain in Your Bank Recon? PUM 18 has your Automated Solutions.” This session, also by Managing Consultant, Logan Wacker, focused on the expanded bank reconciliation capabilities with PeopleSoft PUM 18 that helps to maximize match rates, minimize manual use intervention, and reduce customizations. Not only was this deep dive informative, it was selected as a “Best of Reconnect Presentation” and will be presented as a complimentary Quest webinar on September 27th! Register here.

Our next presentation, “Testing, Testing, 123! Leveraging PTF with your Continuous Delivery Model,” was given by Elire’s Industry expert and Managing Consultant, Valentin Todorow. This deep dive session demonstrated how to automate PeopleSoft testing with PTF, specifically after the latest PeopleSoft Image, showcasing the value other clients have seen and a live demo of the tool. 

Elire Director of Sales, John Scott, and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage NA Vice President -Treasury Operations, Janet Division, facilitated the PeopleSoft Treasury SIG Meeting, connecting Treasury Users to discuss hot topics, share best practices, and network. 

The afternoon was action packed as well with Elire’s remaining two presentations. “Masterminding PeopleSoft Bank Reconciliations,” presented by Elire Partner, Carlos Conde, was a Case Study on Security Finance Corporation’s automation of their bank reconciliation processes. The session focused on how SFC’s PeopleSoft reconciliation problems were solved, allowing them to smoothly and efficiently reconcile 670,000+ check items and 36,000+ on a monthly basis. 

Elire’s final presentation of the conference was a case study on St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s successful PeopleSoft 9.2 Cash Management Implementation. Elire Managing Consultant, Tenzin Tsering, demonstrated the new features implemented including Bank SetId redesign, historical payment conversion, and AP integration into Financial Gateway to produce ACH payments.

Day two ended with a dinner celebrating our valued Clients and Partners at Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse. 

The last day of RECONNECT wrapped up with a PeopleSoft Question & Answer session and final Exhibition Hours. Thank you to all who stopped by the Booth and entered to win our various prizes – including a YETI Cooler and Beats Earphones!

The team has already booked their calendars for PS RECONNECT 2018 – we hope to see you all there! To request a copy of any of our presentations, please email [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chi-Town Here We Come! Visit Elire at RECONNECT 17!

May 9th, 2017

Chi-Town Here We Come! Visit Elire at RECONNECT 17!

 


Pictured above: The team at last years RECONNECT Networking Fiesta!

Team Elire returns to the Windy City July 16 – 18, 2017 for Quest International Users Group RECONNECT 17. RECONNECT is the premiere PeopleSoft education and networking event pf the year! With over 150 sessions focused on Selective Adoption, Fluid User Interface, PeopleSoft in the Cloud, Testing Automation, PeopleSoft Pillars, and PeopleSoft Industries, RECONNECT provides unlimited potential to energize your users and provide direction on the future of PeopleSoft. RECONNECT also offers a variety of Special Interest Groups, Roundtables, Receptions, and the Exhibitors Showcase to connect you with the Experts – including Team Elire! Elire will be at the Exhibitor Showcase, as well as presenting six sessions. Add the below sessions to your agenda via the RECONNECT App!

Session #100440 – Predict Your Future with Simplified Cash Forecasting: How Allegis Improved its Treasury System
Tuesday, July 18 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM | Florence
Presenters: Logan Wacker (Elire)

Session #100430 – Pain in your Bank Recon? Pum 18 has your Automated Solutions
Wednesday, July 19 | 8:00 – 9:00 AM | DaVinci AB
Presenters: Logan Wacker (Elire)

Session #102210 – Testing, Testing, 123! Leveraging PTF with your Continuous Delivery Model
Wednesday, July 19 | 9:15 – 10:45 AM | International Ballroom B
Presenter: Valentin Todorow (Elire)

Session #101390 – PeopleSoft Treasury SIG Meeting
Wednesday, July 19 |11:15 AM – 12:15 PM | DaVinci AB
Presenters: Paul Barnett (Ameritas), Janet Division (Wells Fargo, N.A. Finance) and John Scott (Elire)

Session #101370 – Masterminding PeopleSoft Bank Reconciliations
Wednesday, July 19 | 1:30 – 2:30 PM | International Ballroom D
Presenters: Heidi Emory (Security Finance) and Carlos Conde (Elire)

Session #102200 – Obtain value from New Features in PeopleSoft 9.2 Cash Management – A St. Elizabeth Success Story
Wednesday, July 19 | 4:30 – 5:30 PM | Heathrow AB
Presenters: Sandra Broerman (St. Elizabeth Healthcare), David Stein (St. Elizabeth Healthcare), and Tenzin Tsering (Elire)

Registration is still open – including early bird pricing until June 21st : https://www.questdirect.org/conference/reconnect/register.

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Testing Made Easy: Elire and Quest PTF Webinar Recap

July 28th, 2016

Testing Made Easy: Elire and Quest PTF Webinar Recap

White conceptual keyboard - Test (green key)

Recently, Elire and Quest International Users Group hosted a webinar by PTF Subject Matter Expert, Valentin Todorow.

The goal of the webinar was to provide an overview of the PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF), its maturity over the last few years, and its value within PeopleSoft. We also discussed why PTF is unlike any other testing tool and how it is the most powerful solution to testing your PeopleSoft application. And lastly, our SME demonstrated features of the PTF tool and introduced some of the most advanced reports and recording methodologies developed around PTF.

Elire has a variety of service offerings for those considering utilizing PTF. Our service offerings include:

  • PTF TRAINING – Utilizes a single Elire resource for a two week engagement aimed at transferring knowledge and skills to client resources. Training will take part in a two-week session with the first week focusing on classroom training and the second week focusing on allowing assistance as client resources record their own scripts.
  • PTF STANDARD – Recording within the client’s environment. Typically, 50 test scripts are recorded with single-ended execution. Elire will modify vanilla scripts to match client needs and data entry methods. Duration of project is based on the recording type selected.
  • PTF PREMIUM – Elire will oversee entire PTF recording project utilizing 3-7 Elire resources to completely automate the client’s entire test script repository. This will utilize advanced multi-iteration recording methods that take into account negative testing, query-based data input and advanced test linking.
  • VANILLA SCRIPTS FOR PURCHASE – Elire has developed highly complex PTF scripts for purchase that span the majority of components utilized within the PeopleSoft HCM and FSCM environments. We also include custom reporting pagelets and queries to help with mass reporting outside of what is available within the client log manager.

For those who attended the webinar, all questions that we were unable to answer due to time have been compiled into an FAQ document below.

Elire Leveraging PTF Webinar – Your Questions Answered!

To ask questions, set up an introductory call, or request a recording of the presentation, please contact the Elire Team Member listed below:

Jordyn Fugere – Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator
Jordyn.Fugere@elire.com
612-486-4220

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