Tuesday, June 18, 2013

PeopleSoft is Coming

By: Guest Blogger Bob Walden, vice president of finance and administration

You may have heard last week that while significant progress has been made toward implementing the new PeopleSoft system, the decision was made by MedStar Health project leadership and the steering committee to allow additional time to finalize a few elements of the project in order to ensure a successful launch. This means that the go-live originally planned for July 1 will be postponed. The project timeline will be reassessed over the next 30 days, after which a new go-live date will be announced. Please note that the delay is not anticipated to be more than a few months.

Training will continue in June with a focus on educating the core users — i.e., super users who work within Human Resources, Finance, and Materials Management/ Supply Chain. We understand that on-demand training will continue to be available to all staff (for example, NAV 100, Basic Navigation), however, all other training is being postponed (you may even receive a cancellation notice if you are already enrolled in a course that is being temporarily discontinued).

PeopleSoft will be our new platform for human resources, including associate time sheets, finance, and materials management and the supply chain. Additionally, MHRI will have a dedicated Grants module that will standardize administrative and financial processes, and provide enhanced reporting capabilities to help us better manage our programs. Below you can see a photo from a recent training session for all the managers who are becoming 'super users'. 

A PeopleSoft training session last week at UTC

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