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
Supply Chain Management
Enterprise Performance Management, including Planning and Budgeting
Core Consulting Offerings:
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.
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:
Business Process Analysis
Testing and Validation
Configuration and Setup
Design and Documentation
Rollouts, Testing, Training and Knowledge Transfer
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
DBA and System Administration
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