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University Of Massachusetts. PeopleSoft HEUG Conference 2003 Managing Third Party Products With PeopleSoft March 17, 2003 Bill Smith Univ. of Massachusetts Infrastructure Project Manager Lee Hoelscher Accenture Tech Manager. University Of Massachusetts. Business Metrics 5 Campuses

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University Of Massachusetts

PeopleSoft HEUG Conference 2003

Managing Third Party Products With PeopleSoft

March 17, 2003

  • Bill Smith

    • Univ. of Massachusetts Infrastructure Project Manager

  • Lee Hoelscher

    • Accenture Tech Manager


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University Of Massachusetts

  • Business Metrics

    • 5 Campuses

    • Central Presidents Office

    • 2,000 HR Users – (120 concurrent)

    • 2,700 Fin Users – (100 concurrent)

    • 35,000 Employees

    • PeopleSoft HRSA 7.6 – Went Live March 02

    • PeopleSoft Financials 7.5 – Went Live July 02


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University Of Massachusetts

  • Technical Metrics

    • Oracle 8.1.7 (9i with PeopleSoft 8.X)

    • Sun UltraSPARC II 4500 and 450 servers and Sun UltraSPARC III 3800’s

    • Solaris 8

    • Citrix MetaFrame XP

    • W2K web servers


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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  • Third Party Tools

    • Security

    • Batch Scheduling

    • Report Distribution

  • Experience

    • Selection process through production support

    • Lessons Learned


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory

Security – PentaSafe (acquired by NetIQ):

Database Security Manager (DSM) and Password Manager (PM)

  • Business Requirements

  • Why PentaSafe DSM and PM?

  • Lessons Learned


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  • Security Business Requirements

    • Decentralized Security Maintenance (campus-based security administrators; help desk)

    • Password Management & Policies

    • Audit Security Administrator Activity

    • Password Synchronization

    • Intrusion Detection


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  • Why PentaSafe DSM and PM?

    • Tools evaluated (DSM & PM from PentaSafe, MORE Systems – went out of business)

    • DSM – decentralized security admin across multiple databases (HR, FIN, Rptg)

    • PM – provides password aging, history, policy enforcement, break-in detection, and DB synch

    • No other Tools met Requirements prior to V8


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  • Lessons Learned – Security

    • Establish tool in test environment that mimics production for testing config changes as well as upgrades & fixes

    • Develop & test real-life scenarios early on during implementation

    • Understand future direction of PeopleSoft relative to meeting business requirements


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory

Batch Scheduling – BMC: Control-M

  • Business Requirements

  • Why BMC Control-M?

  • Lessons Learned


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  • Batch Scheduling Business Requirements

    • Job sequencing with inter-dependencies

    • Data file movement and sensing input file arrival

    • Mixing PeopleSoft & non PeopleSoft jobs

    • Visuals of job flows, schedule and calendars

    • Automated error control

    • Automated job resubmission

    • Advanced process alerts


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  • Why BMC Control-M?

    • Tools evaluated (Control-M and AutoSys)

    • Integrated toolset

      • Single vendor for contracts, support, maintenance

      • Integration with BMC Patrol

    • References


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Lessons Learned – Batch Scheduling

  • Procure and implement early

  • Involve UMass resources in implementation

  • 4 months to implement and stabilize tool

  • Freeze schedule prior to testing phases

  • Use tool in operations & performance test

  • Multithreading improves performance

  • Establish technical test environment for testing upgrades & fixes


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory

Report Distribution – Mobius: ViewDirect (VD) and DocumenDirect for the Internet (DDI)

  • Business Requirements

  • Why Mobius VD & DDI?

  • Lessons Learned


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  • Report Distribution Business Requirements

    • Web distribution of reports

    • Secure reports by department security

    • Sectioning reports by key fields

    • Reducing paper output

    • Keep reports simple – minimize training

    • Report archival management

    • Ad-hoc & batch reports

    • Link PeopleSoft security with reporting security


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  • Why Mobius VD and DDI?

    • Tools evaluated (ViewDirect/DocumentDirect from Mobius and Brio Portal)

    • Document Direct met business requirements

    • ViewDirect for PeopleSoft interface

    • Cost


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Lessons Learned – Report Distribution

  • Involve UMass resources in implementation

  • Lengthy time to implement and stabilize tool

  • Involve functional resources in report design and initial configuration of tool

  • Performance test the tool

  • Make sure the product is mature on desired platform

  • Allow time for vendor management

  • Establish technical test environment for testing upgrades & fixes


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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University Of MassachusettsThird Party Tools Inventory


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Managing Third Party Products With PeopleSoft

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Questions

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Contact Information

Bill Smith

  • UMass Infrastructure Project Mgr

  • [email protected]

  • 508-856-2787

    Lee Hoelscher

  • Accenture Tech Manager

  • [email protected]

  • 614-629-2233


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