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PROCUREMENT’S NEXT FRONTIER

THE PROCUREMENT FUNCTION
OF THE FUTURE

Dramatic change is now impacting procurement organisations. In ASEAN, companies in the consumer goods sector are already piloting and implementing intelligent automation for operational procurement with further disruption on the horizon.

Understanding how to embrace this new agenda with a clear roadmap is key to success. Find out how organisations can capitalise on this digital revolution to unlock more value, boost growth and deliver a superior return on investment.

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RPA IMPLEMENTATION
ROADMAP

The first step towards building the procurement function of the future is knowing how to implement an automation solution. The journey starts by assessing which routine operational processes are most suitable for RPA. A typical RPA journey can be broken down into four phases.

RPA implementation roadmap

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RPA implementation roadmap
DISCOVERY

DISCOVERY

TARGET OPERATING MODEL & BUSINESS CASE (3 WEEKS)

TARGET
OPERATING
MODEL &
BUSINESS CASE
(3 WEEKS)

PILOT (4 WEEKS)

PILOT (4 WEEKS)

INDUSTRIALISATION (ONGOING)

INDUSTRIALISATION (ONGOING)

Conduct RPA discovery starting from strategy definition to lay foundation on what are the key criterions for a successful automation journey.

Establish RPA vision & governance with a target operating model design and launch full discovery to assess automation potential and development of a business case.

Implement target operating model and build a core foundation with RPA pilot, targeted at high potential processes to realise business value.

Industrialise RPA build and extend it to other processes and business units while monitoring and enhancing enterprise-wide RPA governance.

DISCOVERY

DISCOVERY

Conduct RPA discovery starting from strategy definition to lay foundation on what are the key criterions for a successful automation journey.

TARGET OPERATING MODEL & BUSINESS CASE (3 WEEKS)

TARGET
OPERATING
MODEL &
BUSINESS CASE
(3 WEEKS)

Establish RPA vision & governance with a target operating model design and launch full discovery to assess automation potential and development of a business case.

PILOT (4 WEEKS)

PILOT (4 WEEKS)

Implement target operating model and build a core foundation with RPA pilot, targeted at high potential processes to realise business value.

INDUSTRIALISATION (ONGOING)

INDUSTRIALISATION (ONGOING)

Industrialise RPA build and extend it to other processes and business units while monitoring and enhancing enterprise-wide RPA governance.

MEET THE LEADS

James Layard

James Layard

Managing Director
Finance and Supply Chain & Operations Lead
ASEAN

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Manuela Maier

Manuela Maier

Senior Manager
Management Consulting
ASEAN

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CONTRIBUTORS

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