PeopleSoft Consulting

CDS’s PeopleSoft consulting business unlocks potential by blending our expertise in management, consulting, collaboration and technology. As a strategic partner, we help clients leverage PeopleSoft systems to streamline business processes and information access.


We are highly experienced working with a variety of clients, locally and globally, in sourcing, implementation, upgrading and maintaining their mission critical applications. We can help you in any phase of change, from defining your requirements to helping you lay down your upgrade roadmap.

CDS’s competencies extend across the entire PeopleSoft solution development lifecycle, ensuring professional services at all stages and a best-fit solution. Our Core Competencies are:

  • Strong PeopleSoft Team consisting of professionals ranging from Project Managers to highly skilled PeopleSoft-Certified Consultants, from Infrastructure Engineers to Application Engine Developers, from Process Change Consultants to experienced PeopleSoft Application DBA’s.
  • Diverse Experience our consultants average about decade of PeopleSoft consulting experience. Many of our resources have “Big 6” consulting experience with CPA or Accounting backgrounds.
  • Capabilities include Project Management, Functional Subject-Matter Expertise, Business Analysis, Developing & Programming, Report Writing, Technical Writing, Database Administration, Systems Administration, Technical Architecture and PeopleSoft Training.
  • Specializations in PeopleSoft Project Management, Implementations/New Installs, Upgrades, Business Process Re-Engineering, Conversions, Post Production, Maintenance and Support.

CDS specializes across the complete PeopleSoft Product range, including

  • Human Capital Management
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise Performance Management, including Planning and Budgeting
  • Enterprise Portal

Core Consulting Offerings:

Strategic Consultancy
CDS consultants average more than decade of experience and will engage with your leadership to define short and long term goals for your PeopleSoft solution. We facilitate planning sessions to create a clear blueprint for success, considering the people, processes and technology impacts. We’ll recommend strategic phase-in for future components at a manageable pace, while supporting key business drivers.
Functional Consultancy
Our PeopleSoft application consultants can assist you with implementation and support of your PeopleSoft application. Our consultants are experienced with General Ledger, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Human Resources. This concentration provides for minimal ramp-up time while bringing options and consultative perspective to the project. We can assist you in a number of ways, including:

  • Fit/Gap Analysis
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Testing and Validation
  • Configuration and Setup
  • Design and Documentation
  • Rollouts, Testing, Training and Knowledge Transfer
  • Production Support
Technical Consultancy
CDS technical consultants assist with implementation, customization, systems analysis, upgrades, updates, technical design and documentation, data migration and knowledge transfer. Strategically partnering with your team we’ll assess scale-up readiness and create an execution plan shaped by the technical footprint needed for functionality today, and into the future.
Technical PeopleSoft Consulting Expertise
Our technical consultants work with clients on a daily basis, providing end-user support for day-to-day production issues and in determining best-fit approaches to enhance the client’s use of the system. Our DBAs and infrastructure consultants are second to none in establishing efficient database, application server and web server operations. Our proactive technical monitoring services provide automated notification of issues before they escalate to a debilitating level. Our clients know that when they partner with our technical consultants, they are getting substantial experience with technologies they need to make immediate impact.

We can upgrade you to the latest release with your entire current configuration, or we can work with you to leverage enhancements delivered in the latest release. Our technical staff can assist you with:

  • PeopleTools and Application Upgrades
  • Integration
  • Development
  • Performance Tuning
  • Post-Production Support
  • Infrastructure Design
  • DBA and System Administration
  • Security
Upgrade Consultancy
CDS offers PeopleSoft upgrade consultants to assist with full upgrades, localized updates and bundles. Our consultants know and will cohesively manage, with your team, the full extent of necessary upgrades. Our proprietary accelerators help you jumpstart your upgrade while maintaining costs.

 Benefits of a CDS Consulting Partnership:

  • Significant reductions in implementation timelines
  • Improved decision-making through more efficient data flow
  • Reduction in labor costs through optimized processes
  • Increased competitive advantage due to the implementation of current best practices