A world wide communications equipment manufacturer.
Analyze procurement process and procedures to develop an automated
purchasing management system that must function in multiple locations,
environments and languages.
This was an especially challenging assignment since their global
procurement system had evolved over many years in reaction to specific
situations and conditions.
Changes in their product line, manufacturing
processes, locations and organizational structure required understanding
thousands of pages of procedures and policies in order to find a
common pattern to rewrite them and then provide on-line, real time
Final product successfully addressed all
issues and employed only a few basic principles to guide the new