UC Procurement
December 2016
Power of our collective spend
In This Issue
AggieBuy launches on the
Unified Instance platform
AggieBuy - the next generation of purchasing for UC Davis. On November 7th, AggieBuy successfully launched on the Unified Instance platform. The project demonstrates the success and scale that can be achieved through strong campus and systemwide partnerships. Read more
Sponsor's Corner
As the 2016 calendar year nears an end, the SC500 assessment has concluded. Is the $500 million target achievable? What are the recommendations? What is our readiness for change?  Read more
Bill Cooper 
Associate Vice President  & Chief Procurement Officer
PLC Spotlight on Darin Matthews

Get to know more about the members of the Procurement Leadership Council. A different PLC representative is featured in each issue of the newsletter. In this issue, learn more about Darin Matthews at UC Santa Cruz.  Read more 
Training and Resources 
  • Benefit Bank Release Notes- Sprint 10 now available
  • Procurement Document Updates Webinar- December 15th
  • CPSM Boot Camp in Riverside- Sign up by December 16th for reduced rate
  • Upcoming trainings in 2017 

Read more

UC San Diego hosts ULSCA Conference  

UC San Diego's Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions hosted the 2016 University Logistics and Supply Chain Association (ULSCA) Annual Conference. Hosting the conference was a great opportunity for UC San Diego to showcase their programs in addition to providing sessions with unique San Diego experiences.  Read more

Amazon @ UC
UC San Diego recently became the third UC campus to partner with Amazon, joining Berkeley and Davis campuses in housing a convenient onsite pickup and return location for Amazon packages. Learn about the program and the benefits Amazon brings to students, faculty and staff. Read more   
UC Recognition: CPHE Focus on Efficiency Awards
Congratulations to UCSD IPPS and F&M Strategic Sourcing COE for receiving awards at the California Public Higher Education Collaborative Business Conference. Read more
Excel Tips- Format Painter
Information, Analytics and Systems analysts often get questions about excel spreadsheets during meetings with commodity managers and stakeholders. Here's a helpful user tip on how to use Format Painter. Read more
Jiazhi Ma
Information, Analytics and Systems, Oakland
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The next edition of the P200 newsletter will be sent February 2017