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Confidential Information Summa Technology Group, Inc. EC Outlook Order Management Application for Carestream Health Vendor Integration Option February.

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1 Confidential Information Summa Technology Group, Inc. EC Outlook Order Management Application for Carestream Health Vendor Integration Option February 2009 High Performance Business Applications ….. As a Service

2 Confidential Information 2 Vendor Integration Option System-to-system integration offered as an alternative to using the web portal Purchase orders received from Carestream Health are transformed into an electronic file and automatically routed to the vendor –The file format allows the vendor to directly load them into their business system Return documents (acknowledgements, ship notices, invoices) created in the vendors business system are automatically routed to EC Outlook system –EC Outlook transforms them into SAP IDOCS for Carestream Health just like web forms All documents sent via integration are still available and functional on the web portal All document types, workflow and business rules are the same as web forms The cost for SummaTG to develop, test, and deploy the integration is paid by the vendor – one-time fee without any recurring charges

3 Confidential Information 3 Vendor Integration Data Flow Carestream Health

4 Confidential Information 4 Benefits of Integration Eliminates need to use the web portal Eliminates manual data entry for vendor –Orders are automatically loaded in the vendors business system –Acknowledgements, invoices are automatically routed from vendors business system Reduces errors associated with manual data entry Allows for proper routing of documents within vendors organization All features of the application, including document tracking, alerts and notifications, reports are still available to the vendor

5 Confidential Information 5 Steps to Establish Integration Sign integration services agreement and PO to SummaTG Kickoff meeting to start the project –Includes Carestream Health buyer and WWP group Establish communications between SummaTG and vendor –Various options such as FTP, HTTP Determine the data format for the electronic files –Three standard options available: EDI, XML, Flat file. See details here: Test the integration end-to-end with Carestream Health –A user test environment is available for this Deploy the integration in production environment

6 Confidential Information 6 Typical Integration Timeline SummaTG has developed a well-defined, repeatable process for trading partner integration Calendar Duration: week Initial Scoping Requirements Gathering Development Testing/User Acceptance Deployment This timeline is based on some assumptions: FTP used for communications One of standard data formats used 4-5 standard document types deployed Standard Carestream Health business rules and workflow used Integration deployed to UAT then production 1 week 1-2 weeks 1 week week

7 Confidential Information 7 Cost of Integration $3,500 for the first two transactions, $1,000/additional transactions –Vendor agrees to use one of the data formats published by SummaTG –FTP (or similar) communications protocol –Vendor does not need modifications to Carestream Health business rules or workflow Typically $7,000 to $10,000 for using vendor data formats –Depends on the format and the number of document types used –May also include some modifications to Carestream Health business rules or workflow No transaction fees or recurring fees Vendor and SummaTG enter into a services agreement for the project


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