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February 24, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

Procurement/P2Pstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • P2P Advisory Committee – Next meeting to be scheduled in early March
    • Moving forward with updates to PCard procedures, establishing a procedure/process for personal reimbursements and implementing a single form for new or changes for vendors (has been PS for new, form for changes)
  • Vendor Add/Change process (backlog) remains current
  • KUPPS utilization – Check Requests vs. Vouchers
    • For the week ending 2/8, Check Req 90%, Voucher 10%
    • Regression has been addressed and will be monitored
  • Formal training to transition KU SciQuest users to the New User Interface is complete
    • KUPPS help desk is contacting individual users that have not attended training
    • Conversion will be complete in March 2014
  • 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 Catalogs
      • Matheson (Industrial Gases) Punchout Live – 2/14/14
      • Midwest Scientific (Scientific Supply) Hosted Live – 2/10/14
    • Catalogs In Work:
      • Business Interiors by Staples  (Furniture) Target Completion Date – 3/7/14
      • Ferguson (Plumbing Supplies) Target Completion Date – 3/7/14
      • Qiagen Target Completion Date – TBD


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