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PeopleSoft Self Service Payments

I was recently involved in the design and development of a very useful new piece of functionality for PeopleSoft Global Payroll.  The “Self Service Payment Add-On” (SSP) enables employees to submit payment requests directly into PeopleSoft.  Requests are then routed for a approval before being posted directly to Positive Input or Element Assignment. SSP is… Read More »

Global Payroll Setup Performance Hacks

The performance of the Global Payroll configuration Components can be very slow, particularly when working in an environment with a large amount of payroll results.  I was recently unable to create a new Accumulator in a client’s environment.  Everytime I tried to change the Accumulator to “Use Corrective” checkbox the Component timed out!   Here’s some… Read More »

PeopleSoft Selective Adoption

I had the pleasure of attending the PeopleSoft Partner Summit last week. One of the topics covered was “Selective Adoption”. Selective Adoption represents a major shift in the way the PeopleSoft is “kept current”. No more major upgrades! Version 9.2 will be the last “versioned” release of PeopleSoft. The version number will be redundant within… Read More »

Outsourcing & Off-shoring: The Cost of Regulatory Compliance and Risk Mitigation

As any auditor will tell you: controls, processes and procedures are the secret to mitigating risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. Organisations are like a garden shed, they start off clean and tidy, but have a tendency to accumulate clutter as successive projects, reorganisation and management changes add layer upon layer of controls and processes. Controls,… Read More »

Calendar View: PS_SCH_CLND_VW

The “PS_SCH_CLND_VW” view shows Schedule Details by calendar day, including Shift ID, Workday day and Scheduled Hours. This is very useful for Arrays that require schedule details.  It is equally useful for analysis of payroll/absence results (e.g. Forecasting validation) The following SQL shows an example of its use: SELECT DUR, SCHED_HRS FROM PS_SCH_CLND_VW WHERE SCHEDULE_ID… Read More »

Documentation Tool

One of the best ways to document GP Configuration is to put an explanation into the “Comments” of the Elements.  This makes it easier for those who follow in your foot sets to understand the configuration without looking in archives and searching through documents formatted by Project Managers who think paper grows on trees :-P. However, I… Read More »

“Ctrl J” in Google Chrome

I haven’t posted for ages.  But I found a workaround that is worth sharing. For those of you that like to use Google Chrome (I do, it’s fast). You may have found that the “Ctrl J” sequence doesn’t work, as this is the shortcut key for the Chrome downloads page. I have found a simple… Read More »