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Supplier Onboarding Takes Flight

Supplier Onboarding Takes Flight  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been in the news as of late for its insanely long lines and wait times.  The agency that costs taxpayers $7.5 billion a year employs 40,000-plus screeners and 15,000-plus administrators to check documents and scan luggage in order to keep us safe. Contrary to what you [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Supplier On-boarding|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vendor Master Data Management – A Child’s Game?

So you're probably wondering - How is Vendor Master Data Management like a children's game? Do you remember playing the “Telephone” as a child?  The message being passed along gets changed every time and by the time the last person receives the message, it has completely changed and everyone laughs at the last person who [...]

Commentary on the ERP Market – Part 2

In this blog – the second part of the two-part series, Josh Morrison explores the Panorama Consulting report on the ERP market with specific attention paid to the impact of customization and data quality.

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: ERP|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The 4 Elements of Supplier Information Management

Complete and comprehensive Supplier Information Management (SIM) hinges on 4 major elements: Data, Controls, Functions and Analytics. These four elements define a complete and world-class Supplier Information Management solution that is absolutely crucial in the pursuit of transactional and operational excellence throughout your organization.

Commentary on the ERP Market – Part 1

In this first part of a two-part series, Lavante Senior Consultant explores the Panorama Consulting report with respect to the timing and costs associated with ERP projects.

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: ERP|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Vendor Master Data Management with the 3 Pillars

Learn where your organization is in the Three Pillars Maturity Model for vendor master data management. Think about what you can do to move yourself to the next level. You have everything to gain by optimizing your vendor master data management process. Read the article and share your thoughts.

The Importance of Supplier Data

Supplier Data management is the basis for efficient strategic sourcing and helps considerably with costs reducing initiatives. Quality supplier data enables organizations to manage and monitor their supplier records while improving and even optimizing supplier relationships.

Vendor Portal Software – Here and Now

Vendor Portal Software is truly game changing technology. Vendor portal software has become hot button for debate in the Procure-to-Pay space. There are many different opinions about what a vendor portal is or is not. Read this article and offer your opinion!

Lavante Lands on Spend Matters’ “Top 50 Providers to Watch” 2016 List

Lavante lands on the Spend Matters Top 50 providers to watch list - for 2016 A huge thank you to Spend Matters for adding Lavante to the "Top 50 Providers to Watch" for 2016!  Spend Matters announced this year's installment of the Spend Matters Top 50 Providers list at the 2016 Institute for Supply Management conference in Indianapolis. [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Spend Matters|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Top 10 Vendor Portal Software Benefits

Vendor Portal Benefits take many forms. Many people do not realize just how integrated a configurable a vendor portal will end up until they bring their team together and start to collect requirements. Also known as a Supplier Portal, they are web-based and genuine vendor management solutions that provide multiple benefits with an excellent opportunity to work and communicate with your vendors in a safe, secure, and an efficient online environment.