PeopleSoft Patches and Fixes

A PeopleSoft patch or fix is (as the name implies) a patch or fix that gets applied to a version of the system that needs it.

A good approach to PeopleSoft patching is:

  • Centralized team to pull down bundle release notes as they become available and distribute to business users.
  • Centralized PS Admin team to run change assistant and work to keep DEMO up to date.
  • DEMO should be on the same patch release as your PRD but assume you will keep moving the patches forward.
  • Schedule mini funded projects quarterly to compare, retrofit, regression test and migrate the bundles for that quarterly release.

The key is to keep a good set of regression test cases that will cover the main functionality and ensure nothing that was working is now broken.


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