Enabling Fluid Approvals (MAP) in PS Environments

Starting PeopleTools 8.54 approvals in PeopleSoft applications can be enabled for Fluid usage using Mobile Application Platform (MAP) technology. Setting up this feature was quite tricky in earlier days involving wide range of manual configuration and validation steps. In the recent update images for demo environments delivered in PT 8.55 most of these steps are…

Presence of IT’s Webinar on PeopleTools 8.55

Video recording of the webinar session that Presence of IT conducted for a group of customers from Australia and New Zealand. This webinar is a demo and discussion of the latest release of PeopleSoft HCM application (Image 16) powered by PeopleTools 8.55. Key topics in focus, Fluid User Experience Enhanced Analytics and Information Discovery Continuous…

Fluid Navigation – Adopting to the new normal

Old habits die hard! ‘Deep locator link hierarchy’ aka ‘breadcrumbs’ has been the primary form of user navigation since PeopleSoft introduced its internet architecture more than a decade ago. Since then it has taken various forms starting with a left hand menu to the recent  ‘drop down’ navigation menu. In PeopleTools 8.55 this feature is…

Staying classic in PT 8.55 (for now)

As it is common with any drastic usability change, home page and navigation defaults in PeopleTools 8.55 has come as surprise to many customers. Support forums is awash with discussions and queries, which reminds me of ‘start menu in windows’ fiasco. For those who are not familiar, PeopleSoft applications version 9.2 running on PeopleTools 8.55…

Deployment Packages: Hands-on Review

PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture (PCA) is the most interesting and talked about feature of PeopeTools 8.55 that was released in December 2015. A key feature in this architecture is Deployment Packages (DPK) which is used to install and configure a PeopleSoft environment.HCM 9.2 Image 16 released couple of weeks back, is the first application release on…

Single Sign-On (SSO) to PeopleSoft using Reverse Proxy Setup

PeopleSoft tools technology does not natively support an identity federation protocol such as SAML for interacting with authentication and authorization services for single sign-on. Hence it has become a common practice with customers to implement single sign-on to PeopleSoft applications using Reverse Proxy configuration.This article explains in detail about this design approach. Sequence diagram explaining…

PT 8.55 – Developer API changes

Much of the focus on recently released PeopleSoft tools version 8.55 has been in the following areas as they are either new or seen major enhancements. Fluid UI & Portal Technology PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture Reporting and Analytic Tools There are few not so publicized changes in the application development space i.e. PeopleCode APIs and Application…

Alert Emails – Quick Setup

Events and Notifications framework has seen major improvements in recent PeopleTools releases. Discussed below is a quick setup steps to configure automated email notifications using this framework. For detailed information on this framework  refer to product guide – Events and Notification Framework Sample use case: Automated notification to administrator on upcoming contract expiry to initiate…

PeopleSoft Homepage URLs

PeopleTools 8.54 allows users to opt for either fluid or classic home pages as part of user personalization. Scenarios that require homepage redirects e.g. post SSO authentication, email URLs etc. could become tricky as the URL for classic and fluid home are different. Prior to PT 8.53 a PS homepage URL can be constructed as,…