Case Study: Weyerhauser

PeopleSoft Support and Enhancements

Scope

  • Weyerhaeuser is one of the world’s largest private owners of timberlands. It owns or controls more than 6 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the U.S., and manages another 14 million acres under long-term licenses in Canada. The company also manufactures wood and cellulose fiber products. Weyerhaeuser is a real estate investment trust. The requirement is –
    • Implementation of Maintenance Pack
    • On-demand support for the PeopleSoft application

Proposed Solution

  • PeopleTech has rich relationships with Weyerhaeuser being first customer to provide our services. So far, we had multiple engagements with Weyerhaeuser in below capacities
  • Managed Service for ongoing production support
  • Multiple custom bolt on application development
  • Strategy and planning for their current upgrade initiatives
  • Ramp up and Ramp down of resources

Key Benefits

  • Successful upgrade without any delay in execution in outsourced model
  • Hybrid delivery model has reduced the project timelines with the utilization of more resources while reducing the cost savings in support costs brought by phasing out several existing legacy systems.
  • Managed service delivery model for all support engagements

Mobile Application

Scope

  • Weyerhaeuser, one of the world’s largest manufacturing entities and one of the world’s largest pulp and paper manufacturers wanted a mobile application that would serve as a remote workstation for its field auditors that performed periodic audits of its remotely distributed assets such as oil wells.

Proposed Solution

  • People Tech has developed a mobile app to perform the following activities
  • Fetch details of remotely located assets including location specific details such as driving directions.
  • An interface to perform an audit of the asset and instantly synchronize with the central data servers
  • A workflow for entering and verifying the information
  • Synchronization with Bing Maps with GIS information on the sites in the region with semantic zoom
  • Display of reportage of present and previous audits, queried by State, County or by the name of the asset.

Key Benefits

  • GPS based location tracking system for easy identification and logging of Latitude and Longitude. Also doubles up as a guide for field auditors helping them find the assets.
  • GIS based display of audit information to enable effective planning of field audits
  • Real-time integration to central servers for quick and efficient processing and update of audit information
  • Compatible with a wide variety of mobile devices
  • Windows Modern UI design and for easy and intuitive navigation