Wednesday 14th October 2009 at 9:30am - 9:30am

Priestley Road,

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This event is kindly being sponsored by Atos Origin.

The day will begin with Ian Steel from Eli Lilly giving an Overview of the company.

Chris Axton from Eli Lilly will deliver a presentation on Global Architect Production Planning. This session is about Eli Lilly and creating an integrated pharmaceutical network. Rather than build, own or control every capability in the supply chain they are outsourcing processes to vendors whose expertise and capabilities are greater than our own. A new version of Supply Network Collaboration (SNC 7.0) To implement SNC 7.0 as a ramp-up project they also needed to upgrade SCM 5.0 to 7.0 as a ramp-up project. They'll describe some of the new features of SCM 7.0 and their experiences in assessing, testing and implementing SCM 7.0 prior to general release.

Phil Gwynne from SAP will present to the group SAP's SCM Evolution to Being More Responsive.
Topics included will be:

  • Being Responsive and Extending the Supply Chain with Collaboration.
  • SAP APO Update and Partner Products.
  • Controlling Performance with SAP's SCPM Solution

SAP has been evolving its SCM solutions not only to better fit specific industries but more importantly to be more responsive to market demands to give greater flexibility whilst still trying to reduce working capital.

This will be followed by a Problem Corner where you are invited to bring your thoughts, problems or questions for discussion with the group.

Craig Dale from the SAP User Group will deliver a 2009 Conference Update.

Maureen Harrup, Matt Potter and Ian Cherry from Eli Lilly will present Procurement Process Outsourcing, Our story in a pan-european environment. Lilly's implementation of an end to end purchase/invoicing solution across multiple European countries to deliver the business strategy of process outsourcing. The areas of their discussion will include the delivery methodology, partnering between IT and their business partners, working with new vendors and post go-live improvements.

Peter Hobday and Paul Holden from Atos Origin will give a presentation on Fast Track E-Sourcing. Atos Origin will explain how their Global Purchasing organisation is using the SAP Frictionless tool, on a hosted platform, to help manage the sourcing cycle from e-RFx and e-Auctions to contract management. During the presentation, Atos would like to share experiences, progress and lessons learned (so far) in adopting this tool in support of its business objectives.

Paul Hodgson from SAP will deliver a presentation on Closed loop Procurement with SAP E-Sourcing. This presentation will give an overview of enabling Source to Contract Processes within the SAP ERP.

Event Resources

Overview of Eli Lilly - Ian Steel Presentation (628.26 KB)
Global Architect Production Planning - Chris Axton Eli Lilly (648.15 KB)
SAP's SCM Evolution to Being More Responsive - Phil Gwynne SAP (3.34 MB)
Procurement Process Outsourcing - Maureen Harrup, Matt Potter, Ian Cherry Eli Lilly (509.49 KB)
Fast Track E-Sourcing - Peter Hobday & Paul Holden Atos Origin (1.64 MB)
Closed Loop Procurement with SAP E-Sourcing - Paul Hodgson SAP (3.00 MB)

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