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September 4, 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • KU team completed the Express Shipping hands-on sourcing training business case, KU internal review and edits

Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Held quarterly strategy meeting with SciQuest, Purchasing, KUCR, and Comptroller's Office
  • Completed Wave 2 scope review with SciQuest team; provided project requirements necessary to draft SciQuest SOW and Sprint plan
  • Continued Wave 1 production support and break/fix resolution (KUPPS and PeopleSoft)
  • Wave 2 systems interfaces: completed review of detailed data mapping and started technical design; started user sync functional design; started XML login analysis
  • Created training environment to support role based training
  • Continued build on 2UIT to meet September timeline for PeopleSoft training
  • Completed vendor save-edits testing and validation
  • Held separate weekly meeting with Procure to Pay project team members, process owners, and leadership committee
  • Weekly meeting with Procure to Pay leadership to discuss organization recommendations
  • Drafted Change Management plan with Huron advisor and Director of Purchasing
  • Revised procurement matrix to include $100 self-approval recommendation
  • Continued audit matrix analysis to identify options to streamline transaction audits
  • Completed process inventory list


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