Becoming A Complexity Slayer

When you are trying to simplify your organization's business processes, you must become a complexity slayer.  Complexities within business processes…

What’s the Point of Automating?

What is the point of automating a business process, anyway? Well, it's a no-brainer, you say. And that is my…

Making UAT Mean Something

As we approach User Acceptance Testing (UAT) in our projects, clients like to hear some of the things that can…

Getting the Most Out of PeopleSoft: Are You Tapping Your Village?

I’m always impressed with organizations and individuals that choose to actively share knowledge. It might be in the form of…

Ask Questions Even When You Think You Know the Answers

As a consultant of more than 20 years, many times I believe I know the answer to a problem without…

Are Meetings Killing my Creativity?

I started this morning out with some motivational thoughts. As President and CEO here at Gideon Taylor, it's my job…

The Dollars and Sense of Efficient PeopleSoft Automation

An article that I wrote in June, "The High Cost of Inefficient Automation", focused on the high costs to your…

Focus on the 60%

When you are trying to promote a new idea, like automating eForms, understand 20% of people you present your idea…

Putting the AWEsome in PeopleSoft AWE

PeopleSoft’s Approval Workflow Engine (“AWE”) is a powerful tool, but it’s traditionally limited to the domain of developers to implement…

Preparing to Automate a Business Process

When starting an automation project, clients like to know what they can do to prepare their teams and processes for…