Priority Project List Adds ‘Purchase Order Smart Form Changes and Fixes’ - 05/18/10

The Project Management Office approved the request for service from Purchasing and Printing Services on May 12, adding a new project, “Purchase Order Smart Form Changes and Fixes,” to the prioritized projects list in the No. 20 position.

The details of the project are:

Purchase Order Smart Form Changes and Fixes
     -- Recommended position on current priority list: No. 20
     -- Requested by: Carol Conner, business process manager, Purchasing; and Chuck Tuttle, assistant director of operations, Printing Services
     -- Process owners: Carol Conner and Chuck Tuttle
     -- Business Systems Advisory Committee (BSAC) sponsor: Carol Conner and Samantha Reece, assistant fiscal director, Physical Facilities
     -- Business Systems Steering Committee (BSSC) sponsor: Larry Pherson, director, Purchasing Services; and Melissa Johnson, director, Budget and Fiscal Planning
     -- Contact: Will Seeger, Supply Chain Team manager, System Support Group
     -- Description of project: The team will correct a number of issues with the purchase order forms as reported by Purchasing and Printing Services. The forms included in the request are: Purchase Order output (smart form) for Vendor PO’s beginning with “3”; Local PO’s beginning with “2.”  
     -- Proposed project timeline: To be implemented by fall 2010

The Project Management Office is composed of representatives of most central support areas for business systems. Details about the project prioritization process are available in the Request and Prioritization Process document posted to the Business Systems Advisory Committee website. A new prioritized project list is posted to the BSAC site monthly. The latest priority list is dated May 4 and lists 53 projects.