By Dave Bain-Oracle on Nov 18, 2011
One of the real gems in the PeopleTools 8.52 release is the certification of PeopleSoft applications running in the Safari Browser on an iPad. It is nice that PeopleSoft is not constrained by technology like Adobe Flex/Flash, so announcements like this "Adobe drops plans for mobile Flash support" do not limit our mobile solution to custom mobile development.
There are parts of PeopleSoft applications that operate better on iPads than others. One of the best is Workcenters. Workcenters were new to PeopleTools 8.51 and we are starting to see more and more adoption of them. Workcenters are roll based landing pages that eliminate difficult navigation by providing access to most links, pages, and reports a user in a role needs. One of the nicest I’ve seen is the Supply Manager Workspace. Here are some links to screenshots of what a WorkCenter looks like on an iPad: