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Florian Rotter

Manager Product Development – Purchasing & Portal

My team and I are responsible for designing and implementing solutions for purchasing, supplier quality management, supplier management and portal on the SupplyOn platform. Our mission is to help our customers significantly reduce their process costs for supplier collaboration with our solutions, in addition to enhancing the quality of their processes. I write writing about our customers’ requirements and the generated benefits, as well as our transformation into agile development processes.

Posts by Florian Rotter:

Inside
April 7, 2020

When development teams are planning the next six sprints – and no one is coming

Matching themes: agile organization, Lace Team, SAFe

Let's go virtual: In times of social distancing it is no longer possible for nearly 150 participants from across Europe to gather at one physical location for a two-day PI Planning event
Let’s go virtual: In times of social distancing it is no longer possible for nearly 150 participants from across Europe to gather at one physical location for a two-day PI Planning event

Or rather, nobody is allowed to come. At least not to physically show up at a central conference space. The restrictions to contain the coronavirus are also firmly holding SupplyOn and its software partners in its grasp. Read more

Inside
September 26, 2019

SupplyOn sets the stage for agile development in the next six sprints

Matching themes: agile organization, Lace Team, SAFe

Engaged collaboration and discussions form the core element of the quarterly PI Plannings that set the course for our agile software development in the coming weeks
Engaged collaboration and discussions form the core element of the quarterly PI Plannings that set the course for our agile software development in the coming weeks

“I have two user stories here with a total of 12 Story Points, which I cannot take care of in my team,” Martin Weber, Product Manager, says to his colleague. “It is part of a feature of SupplyOn Project Management, and your team knows all about it. Is there a chance you can help out?”

Conversations like this are the heartbeat of our PI (Program Increment) planning. Just recently, around 100 colleagues from 16 agile Scrum teams met again near Munich Airport to plan software development for the next twelve weeks. Read more

SCM Insights
August 17, 2016

Freight cost invoicing begins with the transport order

Matching themes: transport management

Freight cost invoicing
Freight cost invoicing begins with the transport order

Perhaps you’ve encountered the following situation:

You’ve negotiated the best conditions with your carriers, but you’re still paying too much for your transport services. And might we presume that you are not able to fully verify the freight cost invoices that you perhaps still receive in paper form from your carriers?

Why not approach the situation from a different angle: Read more

Technology, Use Cases
December 3, 2014

SAP SRM coupled with SupplyOn can reduce your process costs for the procurement of services and reduce Purchasing’s workload

Matching themes: indirect procurement, service procurement

While catalogs for ordering office supplies via SAP SRM have been an established standard for years, this has not been the case for purchasing complex services.

Why is that? In our view, the main reason is that, for office supplies, buyers know exactly how much of anything they need to order.

When ordering a service however, it is necessary to reach agreement with the supplier. SAP SRM does not support the process of negotiating with suppliers, and that explains why operating departments cannot simply buy services from a catalog.

SupplyOn has now solved this problem. Read more

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