Moving past “best” to become what’s NEXT.
The Procurement Optimization Program is a groundbreaking transformation initiative that launched this fall—in partnership with the university community—to revolutionize the way U-M buys goods and services. Visit this webpage for program updates.
Improve Service Levels to Reduce Administrative Burden
Enable employees to focus on mission-aligned activities by creating a customer-centric, flexible, and responsive organization with best-in-class tools.
Efficiencies and Reduce Costs
Streamline processes with technology that offers improved user interfaces, more reliability, and automation opportunities. Increase strategic sourcing capacity and shift transactional work to U-M’s Shared Services Center.
Prepare for the Future and Adapt to Current Priorities
Improve current state and simplify technology before U-M’s anticipated ERP implementation. The proposed timeline adapts to Michigan Medicine’s current workload and priorities.
Learn More About the Four Procurement Optimization Components
Expense Management—Coming Soon
Implement Chrome River—a new expense-reporting system—to provide better service and enhanced capabilities (Replacing Concur)
Implement U-M’s new—and higher—bid threshold limit and enhance/relaunch Jaggaer eProcurement system
Enhance program to increase usage and save U-M money
Provide exemplary service to the U-M community by realigning our teams to excel in transactional areas, strategy, and purchasing categories