August 6, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Continued Express Shipping sourcing training data analysis and business case development

Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Weekly meeting with Procure to Pay leadership
  • Weekly meeting with Procure to Pay process owners
  • Ongoing involvement with Shared Service Centers and Maximo initiatives
  • Continued Wave 1 production support and break/fix resolution (KUPPS and PeopleSoft)
  • Continued development of Wave 2 procurement methods (defining which transactions are appropriate for PO, Pcard, or invoice) with leadership; team identified internal resource to assist with data analysis
  • Drafted Wave 2 deployment options and conducted initial review with leadership
  • Conducted peer evaluation of PeopleSoft receipt integration with UC Berkeley
  • Completed Wave 1 project support with SciQuest team
  • Started approval workflow process mapping
  • Drafted and reached standard bid policy agreement with KU/KUCR – $5K to $50K requires central Purchasing review
  • Completed draft Receipt FDD (Functional Design Document) and shared with technical team
  • Scheduled Wave 2 design meetings with SciQuest – Client Partner introduction; workflow utilization review
  • Started KUPPS current state workflow mapping
  • Signed order form for SciQuest 2UIT environment
  • Identified options to meet SciQuest adhoc approver requirements


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