After months of planning and development, IPPS-A went live to select users in December 2022 and was deployed to all soldiers in January 2023. The latest IPPS-A release, known as Release 3, marked the first time in the Army’s history that soldiers across the active, reserve, and National Guard components of the Army have been on one enterprise-wide HR system, creating the largest, most complex Peoplesoft implementation across the entire U.S. government.
More than one million soldiers can now access their personal records, update their information, and manage their pay and benefits through a user-friendly portal. The system also provides Army leaders with real-time personnel data that will enable them to make better-informed decisions about the readiness and deployment of their units.
To accomplish this monumental effort, the Army and CACI leveraged many technologies, including PeopleSoft HCM, CRM, and ELM core technologies; KAFKA; AbInitio; and Oracle databases.
Working as a team to fulfill the Army’s requirements, CACI, the IPPS-A Government Program Management Office (PMO), and the Army Functional Management Division formed a strategic alignment and true partnership to ensure that IPPS-A became a model of success for the Army from both a collaboration and implementation standpoint.
IPPS-A is available 24/7 and makes that data accessible on multiple platforms, including hand-held mobile devices, to provide critical capabilities: