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February 10, 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014

Procurement/P2Pstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • P2P Advisory Committee – Meeting held 1/24/2013
  • Vendor Add/Change process (backlog) remains current
  • KUPPS utilization – Check Requests vs. Vouchers
    • For the week ending 1/3, Check Req 96%, Voucher 4%
  • Continue transitioning KU SciQuest users to the New User Interface
    • New KUCR form and workflow for Business Service Agreements – in production
    • Grant end date – PR Validation is in production
      • Effective 1/31/14, most users no longer can create or edit vouchers
      • The KUPPS Check Requisition is now being used for Grants
    • Update of workflow for IT Software and Radioactive purchases is in work

Strategic Sourcing:  develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Under the SciQuest Consortia Agreement, KU catalogs are available for KUMC use
  • Strategic Sourcing project plans for IT, FS/DCM, Scientific, General & Contract Enablements are in place and project status is reviewed by Procurement Leadership every two weeks
  • Sourcing – Catalog Enablements (for KU & KUMC)
    • New Catalog
      • Bio-Rad (Scientific) Punchout Live – 1/30/14
    • Catalogs In Work:
      • Matheson (Industrial Gases) Target Completion Date – 2/14/14
        • Matheson continues to work on Mapping Issues
      • Business Interiors by Staples  (Furniture) Target Completion Date – 2/24/14
        • Staples is Changing from Portal Invoicing to cXML for this catalog
      • Midwest Scientific – New Agreement Completed Target Completion Date – 2/24/14
      • Ferguson (Plumbing Supplies) Target Completion Date – 3/7/14
      • Qiagen Target Completion Date – TBD


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