What is buyW&M and why is W&M changing systems?
Why is W&M Procurement Services changing eProcurement software systems?
What is the system called and what platform does it run on?
The software platform is JAGGAER, formerly SciQuest. JAGGAER software is used across the country in numerous higher education institutions, including Virginia Tech, The University of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University.
The software is cloud-based and highly configurable.
What will buyW&M contain?
Who will be impacted or use the system & when?
Who will be impacted by buyW&M?
Who can use the system? Is it required?
When will W&M launch?
Who is involved in the planning and implementation of buyW&M? How can I get involved or contribute ideas?
To participate and contribute ideas, employees are encouraged to submit ideas to the system email at [[buywm]]. Please also be on the lookout to respond to surveys or attend open demos of the system for review.
What happens to current systems and data?
What happens to eVA?
Will W&M and our vendors still be required to register in eVA and pay fees on transactions processed in buyW&M?
What happens to Banner?
What happens to historical data?
Will the new system limit who I can buy goods and services from?