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I can answer all questions pertaining to configuration in Base Benefits, Benefit Administration, E-Benefits , Benefit Billing,Workforce Administration, Workforce Monitoring, Position Management and Core HR in PeopleSoft HRMS. Though I can answer questions on design and functionality evaluation for interfaces in Benefits I cannot be of much help with programming related queries. I AM NOT A TECHNICAL EXPERT AND HENCE CANNOT ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO PROGRAMMING (PEOPLECODE, SQL ETC) OR DBA ACTIVITIES.

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I am a PeopleSoft HR Functional Consultant with expertise in Benefits, Benefit Administration, Benefit Billing and e-benefits, Workforce Administration, Workforce Monitoring, Position Management and Core HR in PeopleSoft HRMS. I have worked in versions 8.3,8.8,8.9 and 9.0. I have a masters degree in Human Resource Management and am a specialist in USA Employee Benefits legislations. From a technical stand-point I have extensive knowledge in HIPAA compliant EDI interfaces. In addition, I have configured core business setup and Workforce Administration module from end-to-end in version 8.9.


MBA (Major Systems and HR), Bachelor of Engineering.

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2012-08-08 Pension Plan Types:

Hello Christine,    Yes, your IT person is right.  There are few customisations (hard coding of plan type) that exists to segregate the USA and Canadian pension plans. Assuming you are going to use the

2012-07-25 Base benefits and ebenefits:

Hi Mayuri,    First, I must apologise for the delay in responding back.   Here is the answer to your follow-up questions:    1) It would not matter as long as you create a NEW 8X PLAN TYPE for these pension

2012-07-25 Base benefits and ebenefits:

Hi Mayu,    Thanks for your mail. Please see my response below against each of your questions.    1. Out of the box, you cannot use much of e-benefits without using benefit administration module as a layer

2012-05-25 How to get all table?:

Hi Sanjay,    As I have mentioned in my profile, I am not a DB expert but I will try to answer your query from PeopleSoft perspective (which is my expertise).  You have an Oracle meta table called PSRECDEFN

2011-08-22 Oracle:

Hi Pihu,    Oracle has multiple set of product suites. I assume you are interested in Oracle database (RDBMS) which is the most popular one.   To give you a summary:  Oracle RDBMS since its release has


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