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Vendor Portals – Making the Best Decision for your Enterprise

Vendor portal software is not an easy thing to shop for.  There are so many elements you’re required to consider, including among others reliability, efficiency, long-term costs, and finally the ease of use and further development. Yet, it comes without saying that all organizations regardless of their size or structure share the same goal and that [...]

Financial Impacts of Statement Auditing

Blog Series:  Lavante Guide to Optimizing Supplier Statement Auditing by Josh Morrison In this four part blog series, Josh Morrison of Lavante lends his insights from over twenty years of experience working as: a global head in the P2P suite for a multi-billion dollar enterprise; a highly regarded industry consultant; and a Senior Solution Expert [...]

Lavante and Taulia – Best of Breed Technologies, Working Together

We are very proud today to announce our partnership with Taulia.  In a move that has been gaining momentum for quite some time, we have joined forces with the industry's leading provider of supplier financing solutions to create a joint offering that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.  By combining the vast [...]

Lavante Wins Another Technology Award for Lavante SIM

Thank you to the Institute of Financial Operations for recognizing Lavante SIM as the best-in-class software solution in the Supplier Information Management (SIM) category and the top innovation across the entire Procure-to-Pay space! This award marks the second major year-end technology award that Lavante SIM has received for our innovations in the SIM marketplace.  Last [...]

Inaccurate Vendor Data Impacts Multiple Departments and Can Jeopardize Critical Corporate Initiatives

Without current, accurate vendor data, a long list of corporate initiatives can be rendered unmanageable or even impossible to execute. From procure-to-pay, supplier diversity and tax compliance to strategic sourcing and social responsibility, supplier data touches multiple processes and can have a dramatic impact on priorities throughout an organization. In my professional career, first as [...]

Omnicare Executive Named AP Manager of the Year by the Institute of Finance Management

Lavante, a key provider of supplier management solutions, announced today that Tina McGlasson, Director of Accounts Payable (AP) at Omnicare, a nationwide provider of pharmaceutical services and a valued customer of Lavante, has been selected as AP Manager of the Year by the IOMAs Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM), a leading industry association for finance professionals. McGlasson was selected for her strategic approach to AP, her focus on continuous improvement and her ability to collaborate across departments to increase the value that AP delivers to the overall organization.

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Lavante Is Honored to Receive Technology Excellence Award from PayStream Advisors

At last month’s PayStream Advisors Fast Track to P2P Automation Summit in Charlotte, NC, Lavante was honored to be included in the technology innovation awards which were announced at the event.  The award was in the category of Purchase to Pay Automation for Leading Recovery Audit Solution. I see this as a strong validation of [...]

Accounts Payable Acquisition Integration Part 2 – Managing & Integrating Multiple Vendor Master Files

Last week I wrote about my past experiences with integrating the accounts payable functions of acquired companies into a service center environment, detailing the inherent difficulties and the ongoing search for solutions to help manage this complex process. In this blog, I’d like to focus on one of the major problem areas that is frequently [...]

Notes from the Field: Presentation to IFO Chapter Meeting Focuses on Finding Lost Vendor Credits as Part of an Automated Statement Audit Process

Last month I shared some thoughts about a recent trip to Minneapolis where we presented The Future of AP at an industry lunch & learn session.  I’d like to spend a few minutes now with some ideas about a second presentation I made on this same trip, this one at the IFO Northern Lights Chapter [...]

Lavante Recognizes AP Thought Leaders at Fusion 2012

For those of you who were able to attend the IFO Fusion 2012 conference in Nashville, I hope you had a chance to stop by Lavante's booth and have your “catch the wave” photo taken!  Also, and more I hope you were able to attend one of Lavante’s five panel discussions that were headlined by [...]