PeopleSoft has risen from its relatively humble origins in the Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) arena, its sole focus as it begun life in 1987. Over the course of a decade or so, it added Supply Chain Management and Financials to its list of application offerings. In the last few years, in the face of slowing cash flows from its traditional strongholds, it has gone full bore toward Internet-based enterprise-wide - even cross-enterprise - solutions, trying to enter the game and be competitive with other top tier ERP-turned Collaborative Commerce vendors. Showing fiscal growth and, very-recently, notably-improved market acceptance, Peoplesoft may be the enterprise software turnaround story of the last decade.
fax, or email inquiries), SLA, warranty and RMA tracking, and self-service components in the aforementioned Customer Portal. But more advanced elements are missing, including web assistance tools such as Live Chat, Collaborative Web Browsing, Call Me Now functionality, VoIP (Voice over IP), Message Boards, and Chat Rooms. Marketing - Includes basic Campaign management (segmentation, tracking) and analysis, but little support for closed loop targeted campaigning that has been the hallmark of E.Piphany .