Gripe   Top 52 gripes

Dear PeopleSoft:


Just too many damn tables.

Gripe #323 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Don't lie when you say, "Processing Information." I know you're just going to a new page.

Gripe #54 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


It's the end of the semester. No I don't want to sign up for classes for last semester or this semester.

Gripe #25 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


How about breadcrumbs (or at least meaningful page titles) to help users return to past pages in their browsing history or bookmarks?

Gripe #185 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is it that every time I make a choice, no matter how inconsequential, I have to hit a "continue" button as well as click a radio button?

Gripe #184 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is it even an option to change the term to last spring when searching for classes?

Gripe #23 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is it nearly impossible to "go back" to your previous page? If you can't just "go back", you must start all the way from the beginning.

Gripe #48 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


If I have to use IE one more time because you tell me "Authorization Error — Contact Your Administrator", I will simply transfer schools.

Gripe #36 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


And for christ's sake remember my institution.

Gripe #26 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I quite enjoy the fact that there is no delete confirmation. So if you accidentally push it, bye-bye goes wishlist without a second thought!

Gripe #43 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


The page with the name and password field doesn't support autofill in most browsers.

Gripe #80 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


An application that is so byzantine that no one has the time or expertise to update the default semester is a doomed system.

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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why can't I have 2 windows open? It would make setting up my wishlist infinitely easier. Or maybe give an option to view current wishlist.

Gripe #30 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Spacer gifs?? How about Cascading Stylesheets?

Gripe #5 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Allowing multiple tabs to be open at the same time would be wonderful.

Gripe #46 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why does PeopleSoft expire after I'm only on it for 5 minutes? It's annoying as hell.

Gripe #58 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Whenever I want to go back to a previous page I have to confirm that I really want to do that. Became pretty aggravating after an hour...

Gripe #24 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why do you love to tell me i need financial aide, then refuse me access to pages related, because i'm "unauthorized"?

Gripe #22 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


If there were a law against requiring more than 10 clicks to drill down to a page of frequently used content, you'd be in jail.

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Dear PeopleSoft:


Power corrupts; centralized power corrupts absolutely.

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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why did my school spend millions and years changing from a working course management system to your piece of crap, and why

Gripe #29 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


WHY are we able to choose previous semester when registering for NEXT semester? I'm NOT going back in time and staying here longer.

Gripe #51 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


What bizarre session tracking system requires users to close and re-launch Firefox in order to avoid "Authorization failed" messages?

Gripe #8 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is your name what it is? The people using it aren't the soft ones.

Gripe #53 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


PeopleSoft is slow. Dead slow. Will have to appoint more admin staff.

Gripe #330 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


If a course is closed to non-majors, why can't you just look in your database to see if a student is a major before rejecting them?

Gripe #141 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I love retro. The UI is so 1997, it reminds me Geocities.

Gripe #504 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is peoplesoft so slow?

Gripe #142 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Who is my REAL program advisor?

Gripe #28 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


They seriously spent my tuition on this? How many champagne parties did you spend it on when you should've been developing ergonomics?

Gripe #37 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Half the time I try to log on it comes up with a page error and doesn't load.

Gripe #33 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


When a class is limited to 24 students, why do you allow 28 to enroll?

Gripe #50 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


If someone on your staff learned the "target=_parent" attribute, you could avoid those infinitely nested framing mishaps.

Gripe #3 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why do I have to go through a million steps to authorize my financial aid???

Gripe #32 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Thanks to PeopleSoft's arbitrary rules for displaying positive versus negative numbers in the budget management screen, I overspent $10,000

Gripe #31 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Is upgrade in your glossary?

Gripe #45 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


The fact that I can't choose a default term triples the amount of time it should take to do something simple like grade multiple classes.

Gripe #75 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why do I have to click so many times to add a class to my schedule?

Gripe #42 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why can't I open up multiple tabs to work on multiple aspects of a project? For that matter, why did you break the back button?

Gripe #187 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why do you need to go through 5 steps just to fill out your time sheet in the employee section? You ask questions that have only one answer

Gripe #52 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why do you constantly log me out?

Gripe #447 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is the waiting list check box necessary?

Gripe #47 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I closed the Course Detail window, and the word "processing" blinked six times before I could return to the screen I was already looking at

Gripe #183 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why did I have to write a FireFox extension in order to keep the auto-logout system from borking my cookies?

Gripe #41 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


There is an end user problem. Companies purchased PeopleSoft but let the people that know how to use it go.

Gripe #445 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


When a screen has nothing else but a list of radio buttons, there's no need to force users to hit a "continue" button afterward.

Gripe #1 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I want a budget report designed for people who raise and spend money instead of only the people who track it. PeopleSoft's is a nightmare.

Gripe #6 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I use PeopleSoft for work at UM, and it is a nightmare to deal with on anything but a perfect day

Gripe #38 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Once you're in Student userspace, it is impossible to get to Employee userspace without logging out. Students can be employees too!

Gripe #74 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


Why is Candidate Gateway so difficult to brand with our logo and stylesheets?

Gripe #245 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


I just hate you. that's all

Gripe #146 from Web
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Dear PeopleSoft:


In job listings, why left-align "job title", but center-align all other fields?? It's hard on the eyes and not having a job is bad enough.

Gripe #57 from Web