June 11, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Finalized Fisher contract
  • Finalized UDP contract addendum, which extends the existing contract out one year to 2016
  • Conducted Wave 1 Strategic Sourcing Commodity Areas Data Transfer (ORP, Dell, Scientific Supply Distributors)
  • Confirmed dates of June 5 – 7 for sessions 1 – 3 of Strategic Sourcing Methodology Classroom training

Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Participated with KUMC to share procurement process design: receiving, matching, match exception resolution and central invoice processing
  • Conducted Vendor Scrub checkpoint with team (data clean-up for 600 Priority 1 vendors due Friday, June 11
  • Conducted training development checkpoint with team – drafts due Friday, June 11, 2012
    • Project and Training introduction
    • New Catalogs (Staples)
    • PO Integration and DEMIS
    • Invoice changes
    • PO Change Order
    • Supplier integration and changes
  • Continued DEMIS integration configuration for test environment
  • Continued functional interface work
    • PO Export: continued unit testing
    • Supplier: completed build
    • eInvoice integration: started sign-off validation
    • Purchase Requisition: started sign-off validation
    • Operating Sync: completed schema and started SciQuest build
  • Finalized Change Order form decisions and configuration
  • Training occurred on June 5 for central groups (Central Accounting, Purchasing, KUCR)
  • Sent email to HAWKFIN group reminding them about P2P end-user training


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