Is there a 'greening' strategy with the new system?
Yes! Through the implementation of this new system we will be able to greatly reduce our dependence on paper-based, manual activities with online processing and with more efficient and streamlined business processes.
What will the new system mean for the city's employees? How will people access the new system?
All City employees will have access to their own information through the Internet. Access is secured by requiring a unique user ID and password before entering the system.
How will employees without computer access use the system?
All employees will have a means of accessing the system at work. The employee self-service features can be accessed through the Internet.
How easy is it to navigate the system?
Oracle's PeopleSoft applications are designed with ease of use in mind. The system uses a navigational structure that is common in software applications and on many websites. In addition, pages used in business processes are grouped together in folders that have descriptions of the contents.
Is the new PeopleSoft system difficult to learn if you've never used the current PeopleSoft system? What are the plans for training on the new system?
The new PeopleSoft system provides on-line help features to enhance the learning experience. Additionally, training will be provided to business users and end-users to facilitate transition to the system.
Will we have to change the way we do business?
Redesigned business processes, where necessary, will be defined during the project and prior to training.
How will this project help us access information that may be in different sources?
The goal of the project is to consolidate the data from various local systems into an enterprise-wide database.