TRAG Newsletter - September 2018

By Dede Young posted 09-24-2018 06:06 AM


Notes and News

Advisory Group Elections

Advisory Group Nominations have closed and we are in the process of reviewing the list of nominations. Once the nominees are announced, please take a few minutes to cast your votes.

In order to vote you must be subscribed to one of the forums listed under Technical and Reporting.

Our current membership and working groups are posted on the Technical and Reporting page under Meet the TRAG

Proposals for Alliance 2019

Proposals opened on August 28 and close on October 3.

If you have something interesting, exciting, or illuminating to share, submit a proposal for Alliance 2019, held at Disney World in Orlando, Florida!

PeopleSoft Innovators

We in the TRAG would like to see the Higher Ed community well represented as PeopleSoft Innovators. To find out more about the program check out the site at the link above.

If your organization has done something innovative and would like to be recognized, use thep submit button to enter a nomination. The next round of innovators will be announced at Oracle Open World 2018 (OOW18) in October.

Community Info
Thank you all who participated in our August promotion of the TRAG. We saw many new subscriptions to the TRAG listservs. The TRAG actively updates the:
  • TRAG community site.
  • TRAG Goals and Objectives.
News from Oracle
PeopleTools 8.57 is released and available in the Cloud.

Tech Update - Oracle PeopleTools Delivers Inaugural Cloud-First Release with PeopleTools 8.57 (Doc ID 2448741.1)

Oracle's PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.57 Home Page (Doc ID 2433119.2)

PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Image 7 for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Home Page (Doc ID 2231255.2)

Most Current PeopleTools patches

The most recent patches released for PeopleTools 8.56 and 8.55 are found on Oracle Support at PeopleSoft PeopleTools Maintenance Schedule for 2018 - All (Doc ID 2348186.1). Once in while there is also an Elasticsearch update as well.

Blogs and Webinars


Technical and Reporting Community – Participation Contest – Paul Matthews – August 1, 2018 This blog encourages participation in the TRAG community, with the incentive of winning a $10 Amazon gift card!

…and the winner is!
Pam Lantzy
Congratulations and thanks for your support Pam!

HEDW Forum and Conference – Another RBI Perspective by Josh Harmon on September 21, 2018

PeopleTools Integration - Quick Reference Guide by Sasank Vemana on September 14, 2018

Shared Responsibility and the Cloud-Hosted Data Center by Adam Wlad on September 10, 2018

TRAG Survey Results - Top Considerations in Moving Software Applications to the Cloud by Nikke Gaertner Eaton on September 6, 2018