April 30, 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012
    Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC
  • Received Dell's final MOT response.
  • Reviewed IT Hardware initial proposal analysis with core implementation team.
  • Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency
  • Started KUCR Higuchi Bioscience Center reporting requirements.
  • Presented change order recommendation to process owners; Procure-to-Pay leadership in agreement on recommendation.
  • Began Change & Learning Plan development, which focuses on Wave 1 central and departmental change management, communications, and training.
  • Continued development of training schedule.
  • Started vendor data analysis effort to update PeopleSoft with KUPPS and ION WAVE vendor data (for example: fax number, ordering address, vendor classification).
  • Continued DEMIS research to confirm purchase order, change order, and expense visibility when changes are executed.
  • Started validation of State interface file to ensure supplier changes do not impact existing State payment interface.
  • Decision reached to move forward with SkyBridge PO/Change Order Sync; completed impact assessment of SkyBridge Supplier Sync solution.
  • Defined timeline for Supplier Sync development Level of Effort (LOE); KU and SkyBridge will present their LOE on Friday, April 27th.
  • Completed functional design requirements necessary to update existing PeopleSoft to KUPPS interfaces.
  • Participated in Shared Service Center checkpoint to share Procurement & Shared Service Center objectives.


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