Supply Chain Management SIG

Thursday 26th March 2015 at 9:30am - 9:30am

Bedfont Road, TW14 8HD

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This SIG will be themed on Purchasing.

Conor Mullaney from Excelerated Sourcing will present “Leveraging your Existing On Premise SAP solutions with Ariba Cloud for an end to end Source to Pay process”:

“Why Buy a house and Sleep in the Garden?”  With the acquisition and integration of Ariba, SAP now offers a comprehensive suite of Source to Pay solutions across both on-premise and on-demand. This session explores the options and factors that influences the optimum architecture using real world examples to demonstrate the points made.

The purpose of this session is to:

  • Discuss the options available to running hybrid source to pay solutions in the cloud and integrated to On-Premise SAP applications
  • Outline examples were customers have successfully deployed a Hybrid model
  •  Outline the different factors our clients are using to making key decision on choosing the appropriate strategy.

Vicki Hunter from Honda will present Source to Pay transformation with SAP at Honda Europe.

Over the last few years, Honda has undertaken a root and branch overhaul of its entire Source to Pay process using SAP solutions.  This session explores that journey, looking in particular at how SAP and Ariba has been leveraged to deliver against the requirements.

The purpose of this session is to:

  • Share the procurement transformation journey that Honda has been on over the past two years to put in place highly integrated SAP solutions
  • Discuss the different solutions in detail including SAP Spend Performance Management, SAP Sourcing, SRM, SLC and SAP Invoice Management and how they are integrated to deliver benefits and improved visibility
  • Finally, discuss the key lessons learned from the project

Kelaai Richardson from SAP (UK) Ltd will present Procurement empowerment to all:

Shopping from your mobile device

The eBay shopping experience

A complete new procurement User Interface

What is “Indirect Procurement” really?

This procurement information session is designed to promote capabilities that does not naturally fall within an overview procurement portfolio discussion.  We will be talking about a mobile shopping experience, interface changeability, coverage of a complete procurement spectrum i.e. non-stock as well as inventory managed items.  Plans for a usability overhaul and much more.

Richard Symes from Scapa will present No PO, No Pay. Increasing advance control of management authorisation over the procurements made before the purchase order (PO) is given to the vendor
Reducing the Accounts Payable administration effort by using a 3-way match of PO, goods receipt & invoice. Invoicing through the “No PO, No Pay” regime > 90% of purchases.

The day will include a Problem Corner, an open forum for Q&A between delegates.

Event Resources

Excelerated at SCM SIG 26th March 2015 (2.64 MB)
Honda SCM SIG Presentation - 26th March (792.33 KB)
Procuremenet empowerment to all - Kelaai Richardson, SAP (2.21 MB)
Scapa No PO No Pay at SCM SIG on 26 March 2015 (1.19 MB)

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