apexanalytix Demo: Get in and Drive! – Buying Best Practices to Accelerate Supplier MDM

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Laying the groundwork for good supplier Data Governance started with figuring out what granular aspects of supplier MDM were different from other domains like customer and item master data. First, the Data Governance team and stakeholders throughout the company established the supplier MDM goals specific to their company. Then, they decided to invest in a built-for-purpose solution to accelerate ROI. Now, the company is implementing a supplier management platform that comes with best practices and out-of-the-box templates. Join this webinar to hear Karen discuss:

  • Registering suppliers with an automated process that uses customized business rules and automated approval workflows
  • Avoiding supplier fraud and risk by closing control gaps in supplier setup and management
  • Enforcing standard payment terms
  • Pushing more suppliers toward electronic payments
  • Improving strategic sourcing efforts
  • Saving FTE time and money

Karen Coronado

Manager, Data Governance, Lennox International

Karen Coronado oversees Data Governance strategy and execution for Lennox International, a global leader in heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration.  Karen leads the Master Data Management (MDM) enterprise functional team, identifying, managing, and educating on data as an asset. The roadmap includes customer, supplier, material, finance, and employee master data. She is experienced in business MDM implementation, relationship management, business process improvement, and change, program and project management.

She is currently a leader for the supplier master data initiative, implementing apexportal from apexanalytix.

Karen earned an MBA in Data Warehousing and a Bachelor of Business in Accounting from Tarleton State University.

Akhilesh Agarwal

Senior Vice President Global Business Partner Technology Solutions, apexanalytix

Akhilesh Agarwal leads the apexanalytix solutions practice responsible for global technology solutions, including apexportal. apexportal is a 100-percent touchless solution for global supplier information management and working capital optimization. Akhilesh leads the development of new client-focused software innovations, guided by the regular trend analyses he conducts to ensure that APEX Portal delivers real-world efficiency and productivity benefits. He also oversees pre-sales, product management, project planning and reviews, risk mitigation, and the delivery of seamless solutions to large global clients across country borders. Akhilesh has an extensive background in product design and execution in accounts payable, accounts receivable and related areas.

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