Becoming FLUID: How Lone Star College Did It

Track: Project and Change Management

Session Number: 5723
Date: Tue, Mar 5th, 2019
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Room: SWAN - Pelican 1

Description:

Questions Lone Star College had to address first
• What level of experience does Lone Star want initially
• Big Bang versus Pillar by Pillar
• Which Applications/Modules must go first, second, etc.

How Lone Star Organized the FLUID Project
• Overall Management of FLUID Project
• Pillar by Pillar – each Pillar evolved into a sub-project
• Gathering Momentum: Knowledge sharing and inheritance

Customizations Inventory
• We have how many customizations?!?
• How identifying all Customizations and Modifications brought clarity but first caused confusion and frustration
• Vanilla or Rocky Road?

More and more Fluid: PUM by PUM

Security: Revamp or give new Fluid access only as required?

Development Team: To Train or Not to Train
• What is important? How Vendor was selected
• Lone Star asked for custom approach and curriculum
• Production Support performed concurrently

Becoming Fluid - Financials
Becoming Fluid - Human Capital Management
Becoming Fluid - Campus Solutions

User Community
• Timing: Has to buy in on dates and general approach
• Change Management: Lone Star Center Of Excellence for Testing and Training
Sub-Categorization: ChangeManagement
Session Type: Tips and Tricks
Tags: 8.56/9.2 enhancements, Fluid, Lone Star College System, Tips and Techniques

Session Length (Approved): Regular Length
Session Submission Type: Member Institution
Knowledge level: Advanced
Target Audience: All
Learning Objective 1: Organizing the FLUID Project.
Learning Objective 2: Identifying Customizations and then going back to 'vanilla' or porting them to FLUID.
Learning Objective 3: Communication of general high level knowledge, and addressing questions and issues encountered during the project.
Prerequisites: None
Advance preparation: No Advance Preparation Required
Product: PeopleSoft
Version Presenting: PS 9.2
Level of Customization: None or N/A
Level of Partner Integration: Institution Alone
Project Phase: Production
Project Go Live: N/A
Your Training in this Area: Business Computer Systems
Element(s) of Engagement: Case studies, Group discussion, Instructor-posed question with time for participant reflection
CPE Approved Session: No
Sub-Categorization: ChangeManagement
Session Type: Tips and Tricks
Tags: 8.56/9.2 enhancements, Fluid, Lone Star College System, Tips and Techniques

Session Length (Approved): Regular Length
Session Submission Type: Member Institution
Knowledge level: Advanced
Target Audience: All
Learning Objective 1: Organizing the FLUID Project.
Learning Objective 2: Identifying Customizations and then going back to 'vanilla' or porting them to FLUID.
Learning Objective 3: Communication of general high level knowledge, and addressing questions and issues encountered during the project.
Prerequisites: None
Advance preparation: No Advance Preparation Required
Product: PeopleSoft
Version Presenting: PS 9.2
Level of Customization: None or N/A
Level of Partner Integration: Institution Alone
Project Phase: Production
Project Go Live: N/A
Your Training in this Area: Business Computer Systems
Element(s) of Engagement: Case studies, Group discussion, Instructor-posed question with time for participant reflection
CPE Approved Session: No

Speakers

Primary Presenter
JOE TORREZ
FSM DEVELOPER
LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM