- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- “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.”