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All Things – Supplier Data Quality

Supplier Data Quality Resources This spring has become the season of "Supplier Data Quality" at Lavante.  We have initiated and/or completed a number of projects centered on the Supplier Data Quality conversation: Last week, we announced a spring webinar series on the impact of data quality across the P2P process. In the same time frame [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

By | October 2nd, 2015|AP Case Study, Lavante, Procurement, Vendor File Cleansing|0 Comments

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, [...]

What I’ve Learned: The True Impact of Supplier Information in P2P

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. – Benjamin Disraeli Over the course of the past 15+ years, I have focused my career efforts towards ensuring organizations leverage the best possible information as they manage their procurement, accounts payable, supply chain, and compliance functions. [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Lavante|0 Comments

PayStream Recognizes Lavante with “Excellence Award” for Supplier Information Management!

A huge thank you to Henry Ijams and the entire staff of PayStream Advisors for hosting such a fantastic P2P Summit last week at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans' French Quarter! For those that do not know, PayStream Advisors is one of the premier providers (in the P2P space) of trusted research, in-depth consulting, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|Lavante|0 Comments