Thesis Committee Member(s)
College for Professional Studies
MS Information Technology Management
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
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This document examines the efficiencies of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Change Assistant (ECA) in performing upgrades to the PeopleSoft Enterprise software applications. The ECA tool increases quality of upgrades through the reduction of manual steps and, in doing so, limits risk of manual errors. The PeopleSoft Enterprise software upgrade process is a complicated and time-consuming process. Because the PeopleSoft applications are business critical systems, the upgrade of the PeopleSoft applications needs to be performed in a careful and timely manner. The PeopleSoft Enterprise Change Assistant was developed to automate many of the processes involved in the upgrade. It provides a means for applying PeopleSoft Enterprise software updates in an efficient manner, reducing down-time and minimizing the chance for human error. This study will evaluate the efficiency of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Change Assistant by measuring an upgrade process manually and comparing it with the time involved in performing the same upgrade process with the Change Assistant. While there is some set-up time and a learning curve in using the tool, the execution time savings in a small upgrade is realized and the time savings on a large upgrade can be quite considerable.
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© Eric Tijerina
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Tijerina, Eric, "Peoplesoft Enterprise Change Assistant's Efficiencies" (2012). Student Publications. 243.