FasTest vs. Competition

FasTest vs. Competition While every notable company has competitors, Astute Business solutions stands out in the PeopleSoft test automation marketplace with its proprietary testing automation tool named FasTest that offers remarkable test automation/managing features which has turned the tide in PeopleSoft testing automation using PeopleSoft Test Framework. PeopleSoft folks already know that PeopleSoft Test Framework comes with limitations and cannot be used straight out of the box. While there are…

PeopleSoft Upgrade Testing using PTF Automation for a Healthcare Customer

Astute recently completed another successful implementation of PeopleSoft Test Framework Test Automation using FasTest where customer‘s manual test scripts for PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain application modules were automated. About 30% of the customer‘s manual test library was automated with just 40 scenario based test scripts, also called PTF Shell Tests, which comprised of about 150 individual application transactions. Critical business processes such as requisition creation, inventory replenishment, expense report generation and…

Astute’s FasTest for PeopleSoft Test Framework Streamlines PeopleSoft Upgrade Testing for Healthcare Customer

Customer case study on Test Automation using FasTest Test Automation powered by PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF) 8.55 Summary Leading Utah based Healthcare Customer realizes time and cost benefits by adopting Test Automation solution for 16 modules across PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain during their upgrade from V9.1 to V9.2. Application: V9.1 FSCM 16 modules Implementation Test Repository: 380 Business Process Tests including 1000 transactions Project Plans PT Upgrade from 8.52…

PeopleSoft 9.2: Understanding Fluid Security

PeopleSoft Application on the fluid platform is gaining a lot of attention. Organizations have started thinking about giving their end users a cohesive and unified experience across platforms by enabling the fluid option. However as they start preparing for this transition, there are several factors to consider. Security is one such parameter that needs due attention. With Fluid, end users can be more empowered to build their own ‘customized version’…

Take-aways: Webinar on Self Service HCM Analytics by Oracle

In one of the recent online webinars presented by Oracle, Robbin Velayedam, Director, HCM Product Strategy and Customer Engagement, presented some useful insights on Self Service HCM Analytics. Here is an overview of what was discussed around understanding, implementing and leveraging simplified analytics within PeopleSoft, especially in HCM applications 1. ‘Analytic’ is a report with a business objective in mind. PeopleSoft analytics are now user defined, multi-dimensional and flexible!. Here is…

PeopleTools 8.56 Overview

Here is an overview of the features expected to be a part of PeopleTools 8.56 release. Although the new features look promising in making a difference with Cloud management and Fluid UI with page composer, Mr. Dave Bain, the Director of PeopleTools Product says there are no confirmed delivery dates yet and we got to stay tuned. PeopleSoft Cloud Manager PeopleSoft Cloud deployment architecture was introduced as a part of…

Top 10 Benefits of FasTest Test Automation Tools for PeopleSoft

Upgrading to PeopleSoft 9.2 but worried about keeping up with continuous PUM Updates and Regression Testing? Jumpstart your Test Automation – FasTest enables standardized testing processes through pre-built test libraries, test accelerators, defect management, dashboard analytics and test data mining tools that accelerate your time to value by dramatically cutting testing times and progressively increasing test automation levels. Automate regression testing – FasTest delivers a baseline regression test library for…

Asset Deployment Time: A Crucial Healthcare Industry Concern

    Overview With advances in science and medical technology leading to more medical devices integrated into patient care, there is a sharp increase in the number of medical equipment and bedside devices across hospitals. With additional requirements in reporting and maintaining quality care, caregivers no longer have the time to requisition and wait for equipment but rather require technology to be readily available. This post focuses on the time…

Workaround PT 855: Pivot Grid Not Displayed from Tile!

I came across a bug while working with pivot grids in an HCM 9.2.16/8.55, environment. Yes, we have often seen such errors on few Fluid screens… also while using Tile Wizard (uh oh).  In this blog post I share a small workaround I figured, to ‘revive’ lost display of a pivot grid (of Default view: Pivot Grid and Chart) via tile, without having to re-create anything. Problem: Upon successful creation of a pivot grid based Fluid…