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September 16, 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013

Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • DCM integrated strategic sourcing into the latest bid package for LEEP2.
  • DCM is assisting Purchasing in renewing the Simplex-Grinnell contract to more clearly specify discounts and to augment discounts and/or services where possible.

Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU’s buying power

  • The LEEP2 audit continues.
  • Lockton provided guidelines for bond and insurance cost thresholds to trigger further review.

Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Participated in latest round of master planning meetings. The master plan is on schedule for completion in January 2014.
  • Collaborated with HR in implementing the market study recommendations. Coordinated with BOSC on Maximo project.

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