Client Successes

Client Successes


Representative project descriptions are listed below to provide a summary of the SAP Sourcing / CLM  and Ariba experience of our firm.

We have clients ranging from Fortune Global 50 to mid-size companies in all industries.  We have successfully completed multiple global implementations for clients headquartered in the United States and Europe.

SAP Souring / CLM:

Oil Refining Company - San Antonio, Texas

Successfully migrated a hosted SAP Sourcing/CLM 5.1  to on-premise, upgraded to SAP Sourcing/CLM 9.0, and implemented numerous enhancements for an Oil Refining Company.  Developed integrations to SAP ECC, BI, and other systems.

 

Global Robotic Surgery System Manufacturer – San Jose, California

Successfully implemented a fully custom Sell Side SAP CLM 9.0 Contract Management System for all Robotic Surgery Systems sales contracts from deal identification to ship release.  Developed a custom Credit Approval application within CLM and bi-directional, real-time integrations to NetSuite, SAP CRM, SAP ECC, SAP SD and Revenue Recognition.

 

Global Industrial Product and Equipment Supply Company - Chicago, Illinois

Completed the blueprint, development, and implementation of fully integrated Buy-side and Sell-Side SAP CLM 7.0 systems to ECC  including Sales and Distribution (SD), Materials Management (MM), Pricing, BI/BW, and SharePoint.  Migrated all legacy contracts (including attachments and notes) from multiple document repositories.

Global Pharmaceutical Company - Basel, Switzerland

Successfully implemented Buy-Side and Sell Side CLM systems.  Began with a Buy-side CLM Pilot in CLM 5.1, developed the blueprint with custom functionality, led multiple country go-lives, and upgraded from CLM 5.1 to 7.0 as a Ramp-Up client. Developed customized workflow, advanced queries for filtering of metadata and documents by end-user organization, and custom validation scripts. Implemented contract authoring, conducted legacy contract migration and created a complete set of end-user training guides. Then developed the Sell-Side CLM system, customized for ECC SD feeds and leveraged much of the Buy-Side Development for the Sell-Side System.

Global Automobile Manufacturer - Detroit, Michigan

Engaged by a Systems Integrator to bring the SAP Sourcing 7.0 project with custom integration to SRM and ECC on track.  Successfully implemented full line item integration from SRM to RFx and Auction, back to SRM.  Implemented CLM (Contract Lifecycle Management) Repository for Corporate and IT Contracts.

Global Audio Imaging and Voice Tech Company – San Francisco, California

Completed the design, development, and implementation of a custom, fully-integrated solution between SAP CLM 5.1 and the ERP Sales and Distribution (SD) module, Vistex, and SalesForce.com for sell-side contracts. Implemented the Contract Clause Library for all Licensing Legal contract templates and appendices.

Independent Petroleum Refining and Marketing Company – San Antonio, Texas

Completed the design, development and implementation of a corporate wide CLM 5.1  (upgraded to 9.0) system to consolidate over 22,000 purchasing and sales contracts  into a single, searchable repository.   Developed custom master agreement types with unique meta data for all functions (Marketing, Procurement, Logistics, etc.)

Global Agribusiness Company – St. Louis, Missouri

Pioneered the approach and design still utilized by SAP today for multiple ECC integrations in version 5.1.  Customized the supplier self-registration process and automated RFIs to be sent to suppliers as part of the self-registration and qualification process.  Executed multiple Sourcing Category events within the RFx and Auctions modules.

Electric Utility – Akron, Ohio

Completed the development and implementation of an integrated E-Sourcing and CLM 5.1 system with SAP ERP.  Developed and customized multiple contexts to separate Regulated and Un-Regulated operating units.

Leading Financial Institution – Charlotte, NC

Completed the design, development and implementation of an SAP E-Sourcing and CLM 4.0 system.  Executed multiple strategic sourcing categories within the RFx and Auction modules.

Global Manufacturing and Distribution Company – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Formulated direct material sourcing strategy enabled through E-Sourcing (Frictionless 3.0) system for a $4.1 billion manufacturing and distribution company.  Created “to-be” sourcing strategy, implemented E-Sourcing tool, executed pilot events, developed training, and performed system go-live.  Developed detailed training materials and conducted buyer and supplier training classes.

Global Food Company - Vevey, Switzerland

Implemented the R&D and Procurement CLM 7.0 repository, including the development of a custom logic pre-contracts module, workflow, advanced query and validation scripting and end-user training guides.  Completed the upgrade to 9.0 and currently continuing to support the application and developing the business case for an Ariba Procure to Pay to CLM integration.  On track to implement Authoring and Compliance modules in 2014.

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Ariba:

Regional US Bank – Atlanta, GA

Provided functional consulting for On-Demand Ariba 9s5 Upstream (Sourcing and Contract Management) and Procure-to-Pay (Requisition to Receipt, Contracts Compliance, Category Procurement, and Invoicing), including Ariba Supplier Network enablement with the top 250 suppliers and back-end integration with Oracle Financials. Responsibilities included leading workshops to define future-state Source-to-Pay processes, documenting requirements and integrated solution design, creating and coordinating configuration templates with Ariba technical team and validating solution build, preparing/loading data for deployments, authoring and executing master test plan and system/integration test scripts, and assisting with training development.

Global Heavy Equipment Manufacturer – Peoria, IL

Provided functional and technical consulting for fully-integrated Ariba 8.2 Procure-to-Pay (Requisition to Receipt, Contracts Compliance, Invoicing) implementation consisting of 3 unique variants for US, UK and Europe operations. Co-led workshops with Procurement, A/P, Tax, Legal and IT to establish new processes leveraging Ariba capabilities and leading practices, documented functional and technical specifications and delivered robust Java enhancements for US tax integration, Sarbanes-Oxley controls, VAT determination, automation of additional charges, advise-price/quote process, as well as complex functionality for approval rules, PO and change order processing, e-invoice reconciliation and excepting handling.

 

Global Provider of Communications Solutions – Basking Ridge, NJ

Successfully delivered multi-phase implementation and global rollout of Ariba 8.1 for indirect and direct Requisition to Receipt process including SAP MM and FI integration and Ariba Supplier Network. Provided Ariba solution expertise and consulting services for project planning, blueprinting, design/development, testing and deployment to 25 countries following the successful initial pilot in the US. Developed enhancements for requisition process and workflow, PO and receipt processing and P-Card reconciliation.

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Training Development and Delivery:

Various Clients

Developed custom Buyer, Supplier, System Admin and Business Admin training materials and courses that were delivered both on-site or via web-based training sessions.

Successfully migrated a hosted SAP Sourcing/CLM 5.1  to on-premise, upgraded to SAP Sourcing/CLM 9.0, and implemented numerous enhancements for a Oil Refining Company.  Developed integrations to SAP ECC, BI, and other systems.

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