Oracle Press Release

Oracle® E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Both Named A Leader in Human Resource Management Systems By Independent Research Firm

Redwood Shores, CA – December 16, 2008

News Facts

The Oracle® E-Business Suite Release 12 and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Release 9.0 are positioned as leaders in the multinational enterprises category of Forrester Research’s October 2008 independent report, “The Forrester Wave: Human Resource Management Systems, Q4 2008.”
Forrester interviewed seven vendors with eight human resource management systems and 30 user companies for “The Forrester Wave: Human Resource Management Systems, Q4 2008.” The products were evaluated against 104 criteria.
Forrester recognized the Oracle E-Business Suite as a leader in the multinational enterprises category and a Strong Performer in the US midmarket ranking, citing its latest improvements and, along with the other leaders, the “highest levels of support for languages and localizations (including payroll) by a wide margin.”
The research states that the Oracle E-Business Suite “has very comprehensive functionality and excellent depth in personnel, benefits, compensation and recruitment.”
Forrester also recognized PeopleSoft as a leader in the multinational enterprises category and as a “strong performer in the US midmarket ranking.” In addition, the research stated that PeopleSoft “remains among the most comprehensive HRMS offerings on the market.”

Oracle Customers Recognize Oracle Human Capital Management Offerings

“Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 HRMS system enables Beijing Guohua Electric Power Corporation to oversee the employee lifecycle, from recruitment and training to performance evaluation, salary reviews, and professional development. This has helped improve HR management efficiencies,” said Beijing Guohua Electric Power Corporation IT Manager Department of Science and Information, Ding Tao. “Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Payroll enabled Guohua Power to standardize salary rates across the group to help ensure employees received fair payment for their level of experience and responsibilities.”
“Relying on Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management 9.0, we have comprehensive visibility into the details of our workforce so that we can make decisions that directly impact our core business objectives,” said Michigan Sugar Director of Information Systems, Chris Dunham. “The HCM capabilities within PeopleSoft enable us to hire and retain a highly skilled workforce that promotes business efficiencies and competitive advantage.”

Supporting Executive Quotes

“Forrester Research’s recognition of the Oracle E-Business Suite Human Resources Management System for achieving the highest Current Offering score in the multinational enterprises category and as a leader reflects our continued investment in the Oracle E-Business Suite,” said Oracle Senior Vice President Application Development, Cliff Godwin. “Oracle continues to focus on helping organizations around the world manage their most important resources – their human capital.”
“PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management enables organizations to be successful in the placement and retention of top performers, while increasing efficiencies and organizational performance,” said Oracle Vice President PeopleSoft Enterprise, Paco Aubrejuan. “We are proud to be recognized by Forrester Research as a multinational enterprise leader. We are also excited about the upcoming innovations planned for delivery in 2009 that should further improve the success of our customers’ organizations.”

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