Ideas for MOSC – My Oracle Support Community

Robin Cole, Author at MIPRO

The Mystery of the Missing Equipment Parts List

A while back I shared the not-so-hidden treasure of Equipment Parts List (EPL) (click here if you missed the blog). I found that many users were creating very broad lists that really didn’t allow them the most effective use of the functionality or lists would be created, but when trying to tie it to an

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Preventive Maintenance Linking Schedule

Preventive Maintenance Linking functionality allows for multiple preventive maintenance jobs for the same asset to be structured in such a way as to avoid multiple work orders and overlap of the same steps. Let’s take an HVAC unit for example. A quarterly job may be to do a general overview of the equipment and to

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Mobile Technician with Fluid is Here

I am so excited! I’m doing a happy dance and I know that technicians world-wide are going to be dancing in the streets. Ok, well maybe not quite so much, but they’ll give it a good solid thumbs-up. Here are a few screen shots and explanations of the Mobile Technician application to peek your curiosity.

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Equipment Parts Lists

While Equipment Parts Lists may not be as hidden as other gems I’ve discussed – this one is often delayed due to internal discussions of ownership and maintenance. Equipment Parts Lists, or EPLs as they’re called, are valuable time savers to technicians on the ground. However, the time and labor to set them up and

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Elasticsearch the ONLY way to go…after April 30

We’re always searching for something, and while this could go down an existential path, we’ll limit our focus to searching for information in PeopleSoft.   When we do need to find information, we want to be able to find it quickly and easily. With the introduction of Elasticsearch in Tools 8.55, searching for data in PeopleSoft became

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Causal Parts – Another PeopleSoft Hidden Treasure

Yep, here’s another blog about those little gems of what I affectionately call hidden treasures in PeopleSoft. This little nugget is so misunderstood, even its name is often mispronounced. In this article I’m going to focus on using Causal Parts. Yep, causal as in the cause – not casual, as in Hawaiian shirt Fridays. So,

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Successful Change Management Tips

Change. That simple word can be frightening to many people. I don’t know of anyone who really LIKES change. Change is often thought of as something that happens to you, not something you can control and it can be scary – that unknown quantity that can turn an End User’s routine upside down. Most often

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PeopleSoft Treasure: Equipment Assets as Tools

Continuing on my treasure hunt in PeopleSoft, this time I’ll be highlighting the use of Tools. If you’ve used the Maintenance Management Module and have created at least one Work Order, you’ve seen the Tools link on the Requirements and Schedules tabs. Basically, Tools are assets that are identified as tools in the asset record.

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PeopleSoft Asset Checkout

A while back, I blogged about Work Order Failure Tracking and Analysis as one of the hidden treasures of PeopleSoft (click here if you missed it). I thought I would continue along that vein and periodically share little nuggets of functionality that aren’t used as often as others. There is just so much treasure in

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