June 25, 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Finalized Fisher contract
  • Identified frequent users of current FedEx / UPS contracts for Express Shipping; released survey to frequent users to gain insight into the campus’ perspective of current state
  • Conducted strategic sourcing classroom training sessions 4-6 to the KU Purchasing Team
  • Conducted Excel Tips & Tricks Refresher Training Course 1

Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Finalized DEMIS integrating testing and validation
  • Completed functional interface work and migrated to production
    • PO Export
    • Supplier Sync
    • eInvoice Integration
    • Purchase Requisition Validation
  • Completed Change Order regression development and functional testing
  • Finalized end-user acceptance for Wave 1
  • Finalized KUPPS configuration requirements
  • Finalized PSFT configuration requirements
  • Completed migration plan
  • Conducted KU/KUMC Steering Committee meeting to review SciQuest catalog options
  • Conducted Staples enablement (production live order testing)
  • Vendor Scrub: Loaded vendor updates in KUPPS for priority 1 and 2 vendors (2,000)
  • Started creating P2P training video
  • Conducted P2P KU/KUMC Steering Committee meeting


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