Implementation

CedarCreek prides itself on making the implementation process as seamless as possible for its clients. Since we are a 100% cloud-based application, we take responsibility for all phases of the implementation and work closely with our customers to make sure it is done right the first time. The process starts with a thorough vetting of the customer’s current procurement practices, which, along with the results of the discovery questionnaire, will allow CedarCreek to configure the customer’s marketplace (private online purchasing portal) and begin adopting selected suppliers into the system on the customer’s behalf.

The system is configured in two separate environments: a test environment and the production environment. The test environment allows customers to work with the application and make sure it is setup correctly before going live. It typically serves as the training environment also. Throughout the implementation process, CedarCreek meets with the customer on a regular schedule to insure that tasks are being completed on time and that the end result will be predictable and meet the customer’s needs. Once the marketplace is configured, CedarCreek conducts a thorough review and testing of the application as configured to insure that the application functions to the customer’s specification before it is rolled out to the users.

Our Approach and Method

  1. Discovery
    Understanding of Client’s Requirements
    Discovery meeting with project management teams to gather information from client regarding services and functionality requirements
  2. Design, Development and Configuration
    Build and populate the client marketplace in a development site.
  3. Quality Assurance
    QA Testing
    Quality Assurance testing environment for 100% compliance.
  4. Go-Live
    Marketplace is Deployed
    Production environment is completed and solution is deployed. Training begins shortly before Go-Live.
  5. Support
    Support and Ongoing Improvements
    Continuous improvements over customer life cycle.

System Requirements

  • eProcurement, AP Automation, Inventory Control & Capital Budgets
    Software Requirements
    Component Minimum Recommended
    Operating System Windows Vista Windows 8 64bit
    Browser Microsoft IE 8 Microsoft IE 10 or higher
    Excel Excel 2003 Excel 2010 or higher
    Hardware Requirements
    Component Minimum Recommended
    Peripherals Standard PC, Keyboard, Mouse & Monitor Standard PC, Keyboard, Mouse & Monitor
    Processor 1.2GHz Processor Multi-core 2.2GHz processor or higher
    RAM 256 MB 6 GB
    Screen Resolution 1024×768 1280×800 or higher
    Broadband Internet Access DSL,Cable Modem T1 or higher
  • Recipe Management
    Software Requirements
    Component Minimum Recommended
    Browser Safari 5, Chrome, Firefox, or IE 8 Safari 5, Chrome, Firefox, or IE 8
    Hardware Requirements
    Component Minimum Recommended
    Peripherals N/A N/A
    Processor 1 GHz 1 GHz
    RAM 256 MB 256 MB
    Screen Resolution 1024×768 1024×768
    Broadband Internet Access Wi-Fi Wi-Fi + 3G
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