Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Lavante Employee Interviews: Abby Ventura & Liz Bettencourt

Abby Ventura & Liz Bettencourt Lavante Customer Support Specialists Abby, Liz, What are your roles at Lavante? Abby: I started at Lavante in audit support in 2010.  About one year ago I moved into a customer support specialist role.  My responsibilities include working directly with suppliers that need help getting set up in Lavante SIM.  [...]

Lavante and Experian working together – An Unbeatable Team!

Big news today!  Lavante and Experian are teaming up to change the game as it relates to managing supplier risk.  Read all about it in today's press release.  By teaming up with Experian, Lavante will incorporate multiple commercial attributes from Experian’s BizSource database into its flagship solution, Lavante SIM, to deliver a financial stability modeling [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: Lavante|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Free Webinar Replay: Expert Advice for Reducing Risk in Your P2P Environment

A huge thank you to Chris Doxey for joining me on today's webinar, "Managing Supplier Risk: A Multi-Disciplined Approach for Mitigating and Detecting P2P Fraud."   Great turnout for the webinar and a great topic!   We discussed how supplier information is the foundation for managing supplier relationships and P2P processes.  It is also the first [...]

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. [...]

The “Real” Story Behind Accounts Payable Recognition Week!

Hello everybody.  We are coming to the close of another magical "Accounts Payable Recognition Week" and it got me thinking...  Why do we honor Accounts Payable professionals?  Actually, the better question is, "why have we dedicated only one single week to this celebration?"  Think about it.... On the premise that Accounts Payable (AP) is the [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Categories: AP Industry, Lavante|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Control Your Supplier Information

Thanks to our good friends at the Institute of Financial Operations for giving me an opportunity to  write a piece in their magazine about a topic that I am quite passionate about - Supplier Information Management!  This article ran in the Q3 2015 edition of FinancialOps and they have been gracious enough to allow Lavante [...]

The 3 Pillars of Managing your Vendor Master File

Today, we are releasing a free Lavante White Paper entitled "3 Pillars Maturity Model - Managing your Vendor Master File" to recap our three-part Webinar series from this summer.  With an emphasis on Supplier Information Management and Vendor Master File excellence, the series hit a nerve and drove nearly a 1000 downloads and views!  Understanding how relevant [...]

“The Cabin” – A Fable about Data Quality and Procure-to-Pay

Have you heard the old riddle about the cabin in the woods? It goes like this:  You are alone walking through the woods and you spot a cabin in a clearing up ahead. You are tired, cold and hungry and it is getting dark.   You do not see or hear anyone in the cabin and [...]