#AribaLIVE
The Lowdown – An Experienced
Practitioner’s View on Leveraging
Procurement Solutions from Both
Ariba and SAP
Jo...
Agenda
• Overview of CSC
• Sourcing & Procurement Solutions Roll-out @ CSC
• Lessons Learned
• Next Steps
© 2014 Ariba – a...
Overview of CSC
• CSC is a global IT services powerhouse
• Solutions for 6 Major Industries:
 Chemical Energy and Natural...
Realizing the Vision of Procurement and Finance
Finance as a valued,
trusted advisor and
business partner,
supporting CSC ...
Growth of the Ariba Footprint in CSC
Global Supply
Chain
• Manual Project
Reporting
• Regional processes,
templates tools
...
Source to Settle Business Process
Opportunities for Streamlining and Savings
Unleveraged, non-aggregated spend affects CSC...
Current Application Landscape
Source-to-Settle
Account Demand
Management
BOP-4
Request Management Order Management
Payment...
Future Application Landscape
Account Demand
Management
BOP-4
Request Management Order Management Payment Management
Client...
Timeline for Ariba Source-to-Settle
Program
Realization
Multiple Releases and Deployments
May 2013 to Mid-2015
Key Realiza...
Lessons Learned
• Significant Investment
in Training
 Partnered with Ariba
 Super users and Project team
supported train...
Some Decision Criteria to Consider
• Cloud model vs. On Premise model
• Financial and personnel resources
• Preference for...
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For companies that run SAP in the back end, it can be a difficult decision whether to implement and run SAP’s on premise sourcing and procurement solutions such as SRM, or Ariba’s Cloud-based solutions. In both scenarios the Ariba Network plays a key role for supplier collaboration.

Come listen as CSC’s Johan Duba, an experienced practitioner who has used these solutions in multiple companies, shares his experiences using both solution sets, and how his teams have made these solution decisions in varying situations. This will be an open conversation with opportunity for Q&A.

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The Lowdown – An Experienced Practitioner’s View on Leveraging Procurement Solutions from Both Ariba & SAP

  1. 1. #AribaLIVE The Lowdown – An Experienced Practitioner’s View on Leveraging Procurement Solutions from Both Ariba and SAP Johan Duba @JDuba01 March 19, 2014 © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Agenda • Overview of CSC • Sourcing & Procurement Solutions Roll-out @ CSC • Lessons Learned • Next Steps © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.2
  3. 3. Overview of CSC • CSC is a global IT services powerhouse • Solutions for 6 Major Industries:  Chemical Energy and Natural Resources, Technology & Consumer, Manufacturing/Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Financial Services, Public Sector • Truly Global:  2,500 Enterprise clients, 70 countries, six continents • Outer Space  Fix the Hubble’s Primary Camera • By the Numbers:  96,000 Employees, #162 on the Fortune 500, 100+ Global Alliances, $15.8 Billion in Revenue, 50 Year History © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.3
  4. 4. Realizing the Vision of Procurement and Finance Finance as a valued, trusted advisor and business partner, supporting CSC to achieve its market leadership and profitability goals with advanced analytics and decision-support capabilities, while ensuring strong controls with redefined roles: • Strategists • Operators • Stewards PRIMARY OUTCOME: FINANCE ENABLES THE BUSINESS • Utilizes CSC’s portfolio of services from initial strategy through run and maintain • Enables proactive anticipation of customer issues with compelling and competitive solutions • Serves as a reference for transformation market opportunities SECONDARY OUTCOME: CSC GO-TO-MARKET • Standardize end-to-end processes and modernize systems • Dedicate experienced process specialists from Finance • Leverage Shared Services and Centers of Excellence • Enhance skill sets throughout Finance • Leverage CSC go-to-market offerings APPROACH © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.4
  5. 5. Growth of the Ariba Footprint in CSC Global Supply Chain • Manual Project Reporting • Regional processes, templates tools • Manual business processes BEFORE Multiple System NOW Single Global Toolset Sourcing Events Contract Templates Supplier Collaboration Contract Approvals Contract Repository Dashboard Reporting Project Mgmt • Centralized system for all sourcing events, (RFP’s, Auction’s) and for the creation, execution and storage of contracts. • On-line collaboration platform from business units, Supply Chain and Suppliers. • Enables consistent business rules, approvals, contract templates, project management and a single contract repository. Contract Databases Contract Redlines Contract Approval Tool Project Management © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.5
  6. 6. Source to Settle Business Process Opportunities for Streamlining and Savings Unleveraged, non-aggregated spend affects CSC cost and pricing Business Problem  Up to 17 approval steps  Difficult spend tracking and analysis  Insufficient use of volume discounts  Ariba funnels purchasing to negotiated contracts  Controlled view of spending  Single, simple, and monitored Source to Settle Sourcing Requisition to PO Receiving and Inventory Accounts Payable Source to Settle Master Data Spend Analysis Travel and Expense Contract Labor Catalog Current State Future State Multiple Systems Global visibility to leverage volume discounts © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.6
  7. 7. Current Application Landscape Source-to-Settle Account Demand Management BOP-4 Request Management Order Management Payment Management Client DB Requests Email Client Service Request ( Remedy, AHD, CMR, etc.) EMEA PST AMER PST FSG PST SRM NASAP AsiaSAP GSAP Manual Invoice Check/ACH Legend Manual Entry Direct Interface MMO Excel Purchase Request © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.7 Email Manual Invoice
  8. 8. Future Application Landscape Account Demand Management BOP-4 Request Management Order Management Payment Management Client DB Requests Email Client Service Request ( Remedy, AHD, CMR, etc.) AsiaSAP Manual Invoice Check/ACH CSC ONE Manual InvoiceElectronic Invoice © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.8 Source-to-Settle Email Manual Invoice Electronic Invoice Legend Manual Entry Direct Interface
  9. 9. Timeline for Ariba Source-to-Settle Program Realization Multiple Releases and Deployments May 2013 to Mid-2015 Key Realization Milestones Successful deployments of: • Target setting & labor planning (BPC) • Sourcing & contracting (Ariba) Remaining activities: • Complete build and test global solution • Data cleansing & conversion • Initial deployment of global solution • Two large deployments (Ariba P2P – two waves) Build Test Deploy Project & Change Management Detailed Design May to Sep 2013 • Localization • Detailed design for releases • Business Impact Assessment Global Blueprint Spring 2013 • Mapped global processes and functional requirements to standard SAP BAA Fall 2012 • Harmonized end-to-end processes • High-level architecture © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.9
  10. 10. Lessons Learned • Significant Investment in Training  Partnered with Ariba  Super users and Project team supported training  2-day required training for all Global SCM staff • Create “Envy” of success  Target early adopters  Create Wins and Heroes • Next Steps  Regional / Local Contract Templates  Spend Information Performance Management (SIPM) and P2P  User Adoption  Business Process Improvement  Reporting Enhancements © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.10
  11. 11. Some Decision Criteria to Consider • Cloud model vs. On Premise model • Financial and personnel resources • Preference for vendor support vs. do it yourself • Frequency of innovation / new features • Depth of integration between the modules • Depth of integration to SAP ERP • Ultimately, how to optimize your investments and your IT environment © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.11

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