PeopleSoft has risen from its relatively humble origins in the Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) arena, its sole focus as it begun life in 1987. Over the course of a decade or so, it added Supply Chain Management and Financials to its list of application offerings. In the last few years, in the face of slowing cash flows from its traditional strongholds, it has gone full bore toward Internet-based enterprise-wide - even cross-enterprise - solutions, trying to enter the game and be competitive with other top tier ERP-turned Collaborative Commerce vendors. Showing fiscal growth and, very-recently, notably-improved market acceptance, Peoplesoft may be the enterprise software turnaround story of the last decade.
following the industry standard J2EE CA (java-based component architecture) will be happy with PeopleSoft's relationships. Other Considerations Happily, PeopleSoft is back on firmer financial turf. It returned to profitability in the first quarter of 2000, and has remained profitable since. The company's new, upcoming pricing model might surprise you. The company plans to value price its components, but we're not talking about the department-store value pricing euphemism here. Instead, PeopleSoft plan