The little doggy icon that retrieves information. Used throughout PeopleSoft to update panels, retrieve items or results from processes run.
This is a PeopleSoft trivia subject.
Anyone who remembers using Sparky has worked with PeopleSoft for a while as Sparky was removed in version 7.
Dave Duffield is supposed to really be a big dog person and the rumor is developers put Sparky in earlier versions of PS as a tribute to a dog that Dave had.