Oracle Unveils PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management 9.1 and PeopleTools 8.50

News Facts

  • To help organizations drive employee effectiveness,
    Oracle today unveiled the latest release of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise, with PeopleSoft Enterprise Human
    Capital Management (HCM) 9.1, PeopleSoft Enterprise PeopleTools 8.50, PeopleSoft
    Enterprise Learning Management 9.1 and PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal 9.1.
  • This latest release was developed with feedback from more
    than 150 customers, and offers a broad range of new features designed to
    accelerate business performance, increase user productivity and lower the cost
    of ownership.
  • PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM 9.1 is a core platform that addresses
    end-to-end human resources responsibilities for global organizations. In
    addition to best-in-class integrated talent management, workforce management and
    workforce service delivery, the latest version includes embedded Web 2.0
    capabilities and new industry-specific enhancements.
  • Part of the PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM suite of products, PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management 9.1 enables
    organizations to proactively manage their learning environment, ensuring that
    employees acquire knowledge and skills consistent with corporate objectives and
    regulatory compliance.
  • PeopleTools 8.50 is the PeopleSoft Enterprise technology
    platform, offering a highly-flexible development environment for customers to
    manage, customize, integrate and support their PeopleSoft applications. This
    latest update features an enriched end user experience through the use of new
    Web 2.0 capabilities, enhanced integration and expanded reporting options.
    PeopleTools 8.50 is the foundation for PeopleSoft 9.1 applications but is also
    backward-compatible for older releases, increasing the value of customers’
    current versions without requiring an upgrade of their core applications.
  • PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal 9.1 helps organizations promote
    engagement and collaboration through the deployment of online communities and
    Web-based self-service sites for their enterprises.

Most Comprehensive and Complete PeopleSoft Enterprise Release

  • Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1 is one of the most
    robust and comprehensive releases in PeopleSoft’s history. It includes 21 new
    solutions, 1,350 new features, more than 28,000 pages enhanced with Web 2.0
    capabilities, 300 new Web services and 200 industry-specific enhancements.
  • Reflecting an updated and enhanced User Interface,
    PeopleSoft applications now incorporate Web 2.0 collaboration tools such as
    chat, wikis, discussion forums and tagging to help users engage and connect with
    others in their knowledge network. In addition, feature-rich dashboards and
    workbenches include embedded analytics to promote business insight and user
  • The robust talent management features of PeopleSoft HCM
    9.1 help define and visualize organizational goals and cascade specific
    objectives to one or more employee performance documents, creating
    organizational alignment and enabling increased user productivity and
    accelerated overall business performance. The new Succession Planning solution
    helps identify key talent, rate and rank high potential employees, and visualize
    results to build an organization’s leadership pipeline.
  • To enable stronger global workforce management PeopleSoft
    9.1 includes Extended Leave Framework to support extended country legislative
    leave programs, HR and Payroll to support customers in China, Thailand, and
    Argentina, and Leave Donation programs to support employee contributions to
    humanitarian causes.
  • This latest release of PeopleSoft HCM includes more than
    200 deep industry-specific applications, specifically for education and
    research, public sector, retail, and professional services.
  • With its compatibility to older applications releases,
    PeopleTools 8.50 helps reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) by providing
    customers valuable technology enhancements without requiring an upgrade to their
    core applications.

Supporting Quotes

  • “PeopleSoft 9.1 appears to be the culmination of
    significant development effort by Oracle and illustrates their commitment to
    PeopleSoft applications," said Rebecca Vilsack, director information technology,
    University of Central Florida.
  • “The new PeopleSoft user interface is cleaner and the
    navigation friendlier,” said Kiely Keane-Alt, IS supervisor – applications, San
    Diego County Water Authority. “Coupled with web 2.0 features such as hover over
    content and type ahead searching, our users will find their PeopleSoft
    experience enhanced and their productivity increased.”
  • “Through Applications Unlimited, Oracle is continuing to
    make significant strategic investments in PeopleSoft applications. With
    customer-driven innovations and enhancements, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1
    includes many new features that customers have told us they need today,” said
    Paco Aubrejuan, Oracle’s vice president and general manager of PeopleSoft. “This
    approach ensures our products continue to drive real business value today, which
    has created unprecedented levels of excitement from our customers and partners
    for this PeopleSoft release.”


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