July 9, 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Sent out the Express Shipping internal survey to over 90 KU high-use stakeholders; received survey results
  • Conducted hands-on training sessions with KU sourcing team to:
    • Review detailed data analysis and business case development timeline and task plan
    • Provide guidance on how to review, cleanse, organize, and validate supplier usage data

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
  • Weekly meeting with Maximo team
  • Weekly meeting with Change Management advisor
  • Weekly technical call with SciQuest and SkyBridge technical and project management teams
  • Bi-monthly meeting with Service Center team
  • Held KU/KUMC KUPPS demonstration
  • Finalized KUPPS/PeopleSoft security and migrated to production
  • Added additional 500 vendors to KUPPS
  • Continued PeopleSoft Vendor scrub activities


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