April 16, 2012

Monday, April 16, 2012
    Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC
  • Received and answered supplier questions related to the IT Distributors RFP.
  • Conducted MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) RFP (Request for Proposal) pre-bid meeting/conference call and addressed supplier questions.
  • Provided answers to MRO RFP bidders' questions.
  • Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency
  • Wave 1 "go-live" calendared for fiscal year start on June 25.
  • Completed SciQuest PO Sprint 1 (Design).
  • Started SciQuest PO Sprint 2 (Build).
  • Continued functional design specification to update the following PeopleSoft to SciQuest integration points.
    • Elnvoice (update needed to create PO Voucher rather than Vouchers).
    • PR Validation (update needed to enable PeopleSoft accounting code combination edits in KUPPS).
    • Chartfield (updates needed to interface Operation Unit from PeopleSoft to KUPPS).
  • Scheduled Research workshops to define Business Requirements for HBC (Higuchi Bioscience Center).

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