The Choice of Experience

Project Examples

Beacon Customer's Success Stories

Beacon’s customers span a wide range of businesses and industries.  However, they all share the same requirement when it comes to their PeopleSoft Enterprise applications – the need to implement, optimize, update and maintain those applications without interruption to their daily business needs and at a reasonable cost.



Here are a few examples of how Beacon’s services and software have brought value to our customers.

Company Profile:   Provider of real estate development and management, brokerage and real estate services, and business telecommunications to commercial clients.
Key Business Issues:   Manage PeopleSoft upgrade with introduction of new functionality.
Streamline testing..
Minimize interruption of users in testing process.
Establish testing methodology and platform..
Provide centralized issue tracking and documentation.
Products:   BEAM Test
BEAM Change
Business Benefits Realized:   Developed an automated regression test and quick, repeatable validation process.
Relieved users of manual burden of repeated test cycles.
Provided auditable testing results.
Consistent testing and documentation across modules.
Company Profile:   A natural gas-focused energy company with core operations in the Rockies and Midcontinent. The company finds, produces, gathers, processes, transports,
stores and distributes natural gas.
Key Business Issues:   Lack of integrated, cross-application testing.
Inconsistent testing approach and documentation across modules.
Issue tracking system only focused on bug fixing .
Products:   BEAM Test
BEAM Change
Business Benefits Realized:   Developed and implemented testing standards, approach, and naming
convention methodology.
Created test library which can be used for upgrade and beyond.
Issue tracking used to centralize documentation and activity tracking .
Company Profile:   A financial services holding company offering complete banking, asset
management, health spending solutions and related financial services to
commercial, institutional and personal customers nationwide
Key Business Issues:   Automation/elimination of manual processes.
Facing costly SAP upgrade and decided to convert to PeopleSoft.
Integration with banking systems.
Automation/elimination of manual processes and spreadsheets.
Management reporting and automated consolidation.
Enhanced control and reconciliation processes.
Products:   GL, AP, AM, AR, Expenses, Projects, HR, Payroll, Ben Admin, T&L, Absence
Management, Performance Management, e-Apps, UPK, OBIEE
Project Status:   Financials and HCM live
Company Profile:   A global private equity firm investing exclusively in mid to upper mid market
buyouts and selective growth capital investments
Key Business Issues:   Maintenance of all financial data centrally while supporting secure system access
and data entry from all worldwide subsidiaries.
Reporting and consolidations, 150+ entities.
Deal costing.
Global multicurrency support, including multiple calendars.
Integrated budget and forecasting capabilities that will support business
modeling and management reporting..
Products:   GL, AP, AR, Cash Management, AM, Expenses, HCM, Portal
Project Status:   Initial Financials Implementation live