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Season’s Greetings from Lavante!

The Lavante Elves have been hard at work constructing world class educational content throughout the entire year.  We thought this holiday season was a good time to look back over the work they've done in 2015 and send one last holiday gift to everyone on the "nice" list - and everyone on the "naughty" list [...]

Do you really know how FATCA affects your business?!

Very proud to announce a new Lavante White Paper presented by our friends at IOFM and TAPN and authored by myself and Joe Flynn of Lavante as well as Kelli Wooten of Markit/CTI.  This latest educational white paper offers a deep dive exploration of how an enterprise can become compliant with FATCA standards in 2015/16. [...]

An Expert Discussion on Supplier Portals!

Wow... just... wow. You know how when film critics are talking about movies they say, "If you see only one movie all summer... make sure to watch 'blah blah blah.'"  Well I have to make the same claim for the Supplier Portal webinar from yesterday.  If you sit through only one webinar all year long, [...]

Great Blog Post on AP Now & Tomorrow

You can count on Mary Schaeffer to make complex things simple and to make simple things profound. She posted a great article on her blog this week related to Credit Memos and why so many credit memos go unrealized.  This is a nice discussion adding a little more oomph into her one-woman crusade for making the [...]

Lavante’s Joe Flynn named to The Institute of Financial Operations Board of Directors

The Institute of Financial Operations has named its new board of directors for 2014. Board members beginning terms in 2014 are: Joe Flynn, founder and chief strategy officer of Lavante Inc., who will serve as vice chair, sponsor development Desiree Clayton, accounts payable director at Nordstrom Inna Le Guen, head of procurement center of expertise [...]

101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable – Book Review

Mary Schaeffer has just released her newest book covering all things AP. With this new book titled 101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable Mary keeps the tradition of providing great information and great value for the reader.

Supplier Information management Spotlighted by the Sourcing Innovation blog

Lavante Connect is one of the more powerful, and more streamlined, supplier information self-management solutions on the market. In the Lavante Connect solution, the supplier is walked-through the 3 to 5-step process of completing their profile and is updated with respect to their progress, and percentage of work remaining, after each step.

AP Now and Tomorrow’s Mary Schaeffer Joins Lavante for Emerging Master Vendor File Practices and Issues Webinar

AP Now and Tomorrow's Mary Schaeffer Joins Lavante for Emerging Master Vendor File Practices and Issues Webinar

The Institute of Financial Management IOFM Webinar Vendor Management Automation Survey Results

Join us for this one hour interactive webinar to help make your AP department more successful in 2013. The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) recently surveyed finance professionals, including accounts payable department managers, supervisors and controllers, to learn about the level of automation in their organization’s accounts payable department, specifically focusing on the tasks related to vendor/supplier management.

MGM Resorts Executive Named Controller of the Year by the Institute of Finance and Management

Lavante is the leader in on-demand supplier management solutions, including recovery auditand supplier information management applications. Built with advanced, patented-pending technology, Lavante delivers to the financial arena a new standard in efficient technology-driven solutions that allow companies to quickly drive dollars to the bottom line, improve supplier communications, and assure high supplier data quality. Lavante solutions are deployed across Fortune 1000 enterprises including the hospitality, retail, entertainment, manufacturing, and medical industries. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Lavante is privately held and was founded in 2001. For more information please visit www.lavante.com.

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