PeopleTools 8.55: Pivot Grids – Part 2

In the last post, we highlighted some Fluid specific enhancements made to PeopleSoft Pivot Grid Technology 8.55 tools. Read on, to learn about the key add-ons that  make the Pivot Grid Wizard, that make it lot more flexible and interesting to use:   Introducing new Aggregate function ‘Count Distinct’ Beginning from PeopleTools 8.55, additional option Count Distinct is available for you to define the aggregate functions. Note that Count or…

PeopleTools 8.55: Pivot Grids – Part I

With PeopleTools 8.55, we are seeing a lot of enhancements and new additions in the PeopleSoft toolset, that make them more configurable and interesting to work with. Tools for Portal Technologies, Lifecycle Management, Change Management and Reporting, are all being made accommodative to the new paradigm of PeopleSoft Fluid as well. In the last blog post you read about how reporting stands out in Fluid. The dimension chosen for this…

PeopleSoft Health Center – a new tool to monitor the health of your PeopleSoft applications

PeopleSoft Health Center – a new tool to monitor the health of your PeopleSoft applications PeopleSoft Health Center, introduced in PeopleTools 8.55, is a useful new tool that enables customers to monitor the health of the components that make up a PeopleSoft environment in real time. The Health Center monitors alerts for significant events within those PeopleSoft components and provides access to the logs associated with those events. The main…

Top 5 New Features in PeopleTools 8.55

Top 5 New Features in PeopleTools 8.55 Overview With the release of PeopleTools 8.55, Oracle has brought to market a lot of exciting new features that PeopleSoft customers will utilize and benefit from. Not only are there enhancements to features from previous PeopleTools releases, but there are also net new features in areas such as Usability, Selective Adoption, Fluid UI, Application Lifecycle Management, Reporting and  Analytics, Monitoring and Cloud. 1.…

PT 8.55 Fluid Enhancements to PeopleTools Portal Technology

PeopleTools 8.55 is the best Tools release yet, more intuitive, capable and with some dramatic enhancements to Fluid. Fluid UI was first introduced in Tools 8.54 and presented a new user interface with a responsive, mobile first design paradigm in mind. With Tools 8.55, the enhanced capabilities in Fluid include Fluid Dashboards, Fluid Master/Detail pages and the new Fluid Activity Guide Framework. With PeopleTools 8.55, the Branding Framework is extended…

Exploring the ‘FLUID’ world of PeopleTools 8.54 – Part 2: Basic Setup

Our experience The demos, videos and various blogs from Oracle inspired us into action and we decided to get a bit more familiar with the fluid UI environment within the 9.2 application. My post today is dedicated to some basics on exploring and enabling the fluid mode. How to get started There is some basic setup required to enable fluid mode. These include:    Fluid mode needs to be enabled for…

Exploring the ‘FLUID’ world of PeopleTools 8.54 – Part 1

Yes, it has caught our attention and why not?! It seems to be the most talked about feature of the latest PeopleTools release 8.54. The ‘Fluid UI’ is being termed as the next ‘evolutionary’ step in PeopleSoft’s UI leveraging the latest web standards and offering to users a significant improvement over the ‘classic’ interface. Truly Dynamic & Adaptable! Incorporating the flexibility of cascading style sheets (CSS3), HTML 5 and java…