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Lavante Given a Great Platform at Taulia Connect

A sincere thank you to Taulia for rolling out the red carpet for Lavante (and a number of other partners and sponsors) this week at their annual user conference, Taulia Connect.  Set in the Park Central hotel in San Francisco's financial district and packed with over 500 end-users, customers, experts, thought leaders, partners, analysts, and [...]

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 [...]

Inaccurate Vendor Data Can Make Critical Corporate Initiatives Seem Foggy

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, vendor data touches multiple processes and can have a dramatic impact on priorities throughout an organization. Over the past few year, my [...]

Scrubbing Your Supplier Database

Your Supplier Database contains the data that is the foundation of most of you day-to-day purchasing decisions.  Regular scrubbing is not only a best practice for you and your team, but it is a necessary process if you hope to optimize your core enterprise functions. There’s plenty of room for improvements in this field. Without [...]

Seven Tips to Avoid the Impact of Bad Supplier Data

Bad supplier data can be at the root of many finances and accounts payable challenges. And there are many ways vendor data can be processed that cause duplicate vendor files to be set up. Consider the various ways that an enterprise can construct the name of their supplier in their ERP system.  The screenshot below [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Lavante, Supplier Information Management|0 Comments

Lavante Delivers a Strong SIM Offering to the Mid-Market

Great story from the Lavante newsroom today!  We announced the development and deployment of our Mid-Market SIM offering for general availability.  This is no small feat for our team as we have, to this point, invested so heavily into building a powerful enterprise application.  The new product is in production at several mid-market companies now [...]

Paystream Further Defines the Supplier Information Management (SIM) Market

As last year wrapped up we were fortunate to work with PayStream Advisors on research that they were doing to help further explore and define the Supplier Information Management (SIM) market.  The document they have produced, "The Power of Supplier Information Management Technology" explores the complex requirements of managing supplier data.  The paper serves as [...]

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 [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|AP Industry, Mary Schaeffer, Webinar|0 Comments

Reflecting on 2015 at Lavante

2015 has been a dynamic year of growth for Lavante!  We have been fortunate to see a lot of progress on many different fronts.  Today we have posted a press release reflecting our successes over the last twelve months as well as a "Year in Review"  document (at right) recounting a month by month walk though [...]

By | December 15th, 2015|Lavante|0 Comments

How to Manage Risk in Your Procure to Pay (P2P) Operation through Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM) and Continuous Transaction Monitoring (CTM)

In my last blog, we discussed the challenges in managing risk in the supplier management process within the procure to pay (P2P) process. If we dive deeper into the day-to-day P2P transactional operations we find that that is virtually impossible to manually screen each supplier or invoice for fraudulent trends and anomalies, especially in “real [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Lavante|0 Comments