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STARS - PeopleSoft ELM 9.x - Enhancements

The following are highlights of the enhancements to the basic PeopleSoft ELM implementation. Some of the enhancements are improvements, or changes to the delivered PeopleSoft functionality and STARS processes. Other enhancements offer new functionality to the STARS. Please find listed, only the highlights of the STARS enhancements implemented by the STARS team.
Please contact the STARS Management Team for additional information regarding each enhancement.

STARS Enhancement Timeline

STARS Enhancements FY 2012

The major accomplishments (to date) for FY2012 include:

  • Upgraded to ELM version 9.1, and PeopleTools version 8.51
  • Implementation the Training Needs Assessment Tool for Managers
  • Improved the Certification Program Registration process and notifications
  • Implemented the "Import History Learning Records" process for Program records
  • Implemented Ad Hoc and Customized notification message functionality

Implemented into STARS Production during FY2012.

Time Frame
Description
September 2011 - November 2011 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Added "Program Progress" button on My Learning Page for Certification Programs
Implemented "TNAT for Managers" - a version of the STARS Training Needs Assessment Tool for managers, HR administrators and training coordinators
Implemented new process for uploading historical Program records
Improved the Program Registration process to check for prior enrollments in associated Training Activities

December 2011 - February 2012 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Upgraded to Oracle/PeopleSoft ELM version 9.1, including ELM Bundles #1-5
Upgraded PeopleTools to version 8.51, including ELM Bundle #6

Identified and remediated "launch and complete" bug on ELM component details page
Implemented "TNAT for Managers" - a versibugon of the STARS Training Needs Assessment Tool for managers, HR
March 2012 - May 2012 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Upgraded Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) reporting and analytics tool to version 11g
Implement Oracle/PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #7-9
Corrected "bugs" in Program Roster page functionality
Improvement to calendar notification messages to Instructors
June 2012 - August 2012 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Implemented population of multiple Job Records for employees
Implemented Learning Objectives to identify compliance training requirements from TNAT
Implemented ad hoc and customized ELM notifications for Programs and Activities
Integration with SeRA regarding learning history for Conflicts of Interest Certification
Modified STAP fund system to properly account for new program for Bargaining Unit employees

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STARS Enhancements FY 2011

The major accomplishments for FY2011 include:

  • Improved the Enrollment Notification messages
  • Improved the "key word" functionality for catalog searches
  • Implementation of new STARS Browse Catalog Interface
  • Implementation of STARS Express
  • Validated 3 new web course/quiz authoring tools
  • Implemented new Reporting & Analytics tool, OBI
  • Added "Banner Ads" to STARS Home tab

Implemented into STARS Production during FY2011.

Time Frame
Description
September 2010 - October 2010 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #15-17 tested and implemented
Re-implemented the Browser Check function to help ensure Learners use vendor approved internet browser.
Assisted in remediation of HIPAA Update Training Issues
Implemented new Enrollment Notification messages
Implemented improved "key word" functionality for Catalog Searches
November 2010 - February 2011 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Implemented Compliance Management Tool for MSS
Validated two new web course/quiz authoring tools for use with STARS

Added Catalog listings for training organizations that are external from STARS
Implemented new Browse Catalog User Interface
Implemented "STARS Express," to allow the direct linking to training
March 2011 - May 2011 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #18-19 tested and implemented
Rolled-out new Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) reporting and analytics tool and migrated ReportMart1 reports
Validated a new web course/quiz authoring tool for use with STARS
Uploaded ~20,000 Historical Learning Records into STARS
June 2011 - August 2011 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Implemented Ad Hoc Learner Group Functionality
Enhanced Learner Group creation by adding Stanford affiliation types and qualifiers as selection criteria
Implemented Ad Hoc Reporting capabilities in Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) reporting and analytics tool
Enhanced STARS Express to include direct links to program progress page
Enhanced Program Registration confirmation notifications
Implemented "Banner Ads" on STARS Home tab
Improved STARS Administrator UI for Program Registrations

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STARS Enhancements FY 2010

The major accomplishments for FY2010 include:

  • Implementation Manager Self-Service functionality
  • Implementation of STARS Integration with Stanford eMail and Calendar
  • Design and Implementation of New User Interface for STARS Recertification Programs
  • Streamlined the Registration Process for ReCertification Programs, including auto-enrollment into associated Learning Activities

Implemented into STARS Production during FY2010.

Time Frame
Description
September 2009 - October 2009 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Assisted in remediation of HIPAA Recertification Program Issues
Implemented STARS Manager Self-Service (MSS)
Implemented STARS Integration with Stanford eMail and Calendar
Implemented "new Learning Request" functionality for Learners to communicate training desires
November 2009 - February 2010 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Implemented Compliance Management Tool for MSS
Redesigned the ReCertification process
PeopleSoft ELM Bundle #13 tested and implemented
Improved (and streamlined) the UI for Recertification Process
Expansion of Training Groups charging employees' STAP funds
March 2010 - August 2010 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Launched eTOG, the electronic Training Opportunities Guide, an external catalog of STARS courses
PeopleSoft ELM Bundle #14 tested and implemented
Addition of SUNetID and EmplID as valid parameters in searching for Learners

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STARS Enhancements FY 2009

The major accomplishments for FY2009 include:

  • Design and Implementation of New User Interface for STARS Learners
  • Streamlined the Registration Process for Certification Programs, including auto-enrollment into associated Learning Activities
  • Streamlined the Enrollment Process for Learning Activities
  • Implemented a "User Browser Check" for validation of the use of a PeopleSoft-supported Internet Browser, to help ensure accurate posting and recording of learning activities
  • Implemented TNAT, Training Needs Assessment Tool
  • STARS integration with Authority Manager
  • Integration of AICC-compliant courses with external Third Parties
  • Implemented the "Import History Learning Records" process for Catalog Item records


Implemented into STARS Production during FY2009.

Time Frame
Description
August 2008 - October 2008 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundle #8 tested and implemented
Modified the behavior of the "Launch Activity" button from the "My Learning" listing
Corrected Learners' Active/Inactive status
Multi-year STAP Fund functionality
Fix Learner Group functionality
Modified/created STARS reports
Modified Remedy System (HelpSU) to reflect current support model
STARS integration with Authority Manager
Testing prototype for Training Needs Assessment Tool (TNAT)
Testing prototype for Manager Self-Service functionality
Modification of Axess "Training (STARS)" tab.
November 2008 - February 2009 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #9-10 tested and implemented
Validated Certification of New Browsers by Oracle/PeopleSoft
Added New STARS Help Website - "STARS Learning Center"
Improved the workflow for Administrator Enroll Learners by defaulting the requestor as the current logged in administrator
Synchronized learners’ Org Code (Department ID) in STARS with Registries
Implemented Daily/Hourly learning status update process
Stopped notifications for inactivated and pending programs
Implemented Import History Learning Record process
Defaulted the Search Criteria to “All” on Search Catalog Page
Successfully integrated a Third Party AICC course within STARS
March 2009 - May 2009 Responding to HelpSU Requests
Implemented new Learners Interface for STARS, including improved listing of search results
Streamlined the Registration Process for Certification Programs, including auto-enrollment into associated Learning Activities
Streamlined the Enrollment Process for Learning Activities
Improved the ELM Notification Messages to Learners
Redesigned the "My Learning" page for greater clarity and readability
  * Added Classroom Locations to "My Learning" page
Implemented the "Request New Learning" functionality
Implemented a User "Browser Check" functionality, to validate the use of a supported browser
Added Glossary of Common STARS Terminology

June 2009 - August 2009 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #11-12 tested and implemented
Implemented Training Needs Assessment Tool (TNAT)
Modified the "marking completion" process to allow retroactive dating by STARS Administrators
Inactivated the Launch button if an on-line Activity is dropped
Improved Request New Learning functionality -
 * Added "Request Date" on Admins' Maintain Learning Requests page
 * Changed the functionality for Learning Request Notifications, to only notify the Item Owner, not all Learning Administrators
 * Improved User Interface for Request New Learning pages
Developed a new role, Learning History Reporter, for non-STARS Administrators to monitor compliance
Implemented Authority Manager integration for Learning History Reporters
Fixed Enrollment Notifications to include Activity Name, Code and Fees
Inactivated the "Drop" button for Certification Program Registration Records on My Learning and Program Details pages


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STARS Enhancements FY 2008

The major accomplishments for FY2008 include: 

  • Upgrade from PeopleSoft ELM version 8.8 to ELM version 9.0
  • Migrated responsibility for STARS Reports from HRIS to AS Reporting Team - updates/modifications to reports.
  • Limited Mass Enrollment for self-service, Update the Mass Enrollment Processes for large enrollment groups
  • Repaired Search Catalog functionality (Verity Indexing)
  • Developed batch upload process for Learner activities from External LMS Systems

Implemented into STARS Production during FY2008 from the date of the installation of the current STARS Management Team (November 12, 2007).

Time Frame
Description
December 3, 2007 Go-Live for PeopleSoft ELM 9 - STARS v9
December 2007 - March 2008 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundles #1 - 7 tested and implemented
STARS as "Emergency Notification Tool"
Development of STARS Enrollment & Learning Administrator Training
Improving User Interface and Processes for enrollment in Learning Programs
Migrated Reporting from HR to AS

Workforce integration issues
Search Catalog failures (Verity Index issues) - (in progress)
Spurious eMail notifications (in progress)
Incorrect Course Enrollment Counts & Waitlist issues - (in progress)
Completion of AICC Compliant Programs/Courses
Completion issues for Certification Programs - (in progress)
Browser compatibility issues
Learner Notification interval
Automation of batch uploads of Learner activities from external systems - (in progress)
STAP Fund Security.
March 2008 - June 2008 Responding to HelpSU Requests
PeopleSoft ELM Bundle #8 tested and implemented
Search Catalog failures (Verity Index issues)
Spurious eMail notifications

Completion issues for Certification Programs
Incorrect Course Enrollment Counts & Waitlist issues
Fix hyperlink functionality in "Search results"
Fix Approval Framework
Fix visibility for "inactive" courses
Fix Activity Rosters
Testing Manager Self-Service functionality.
July 2008 Responding to HelpSU Requests
EH&S External Learner activity loading
Fix "Nested Program" functionality
Limited Mass Enrollment capabilities
Testing prototype for Training Needs Assessment Tool (TNAT)
Modified/created STARS reports.

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Prior Years' ELM Enhancements

There were no major enhancements implemented by the Previous STARS Management and Operations Team during FY 2007. 


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