Who is Avaap?


Avaap Inc. is an innovative global IT services and software development firm specializing in ERP and Business Intelligence solutions. Dedicated 100 percent to Infor, we help organizations leverage industry-specific applications to improve productivity, streamline workflow, reduce costs and keep pace with changing business demands. Our experienced Infor Lawson experts deliver best-in-class consulting services via an outcome-based approach, helping our customers optimize their technology investment and maximize value quickly. Avaap’s support organization, turnkey solutions and on-demand services consistently earns high praise and recognition, evidenced by client retention rates of more than 95%. Our customer-centric focus and technical expertise has made Avaap a preferred implementation partner for companies that rely on Infor.

inc500Inc. Ranks Avaap, a Leading Global IT Services Provider, No. 346 on its list of the 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S.

Aeropostale Inc.

“Avaap Inc. was selected as the preferred vendor by Aeropostale to assist with the implementation of their Lawson Financial applications on the latest release of Infor Lawson. This was a 6 month project that involved implementing the GL, AP, AM, and Phase I reporting.”


Avaap is on the Best Places to Work in IT List


Avaap has been named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by ComputerWorld magazine. How’d we get there? We invest in programs that demonstrate we care about the people who work here and their success. Earning the Best Places to Work in IT distinction reflects our commitment of creating an environment where people love coming to work. See for yourself why we’re recognized as a great place to grow your career!

try-thisCOMPUTERWORLD INCLUDES AVAAP ON ITS 2014 LIST OF 100 BEST PLACES TO WORK IN IT.

“Hiring the best and brightest Infor Lawson talent, offering competitive pay, and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning. We invest in our future by investing in our employees.”


Destination XL Group Selects Avaap to Implement Infor Software in the Cloud


EDISON, N.J. (May 14, 2015) – Avaap announced today that Destination XL Group, Inc., the largest specialty retailer of men’s big and tall apparel, selected Avaap to upgrade its legacy version of Infor Lawson® to theInfor 10x version of Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management. Read more. 

Avaap has the experience, knowledge, and tools to deliver a traditional or cloud deployment in a fast, secure and predictable manner. Clients benefit from the underlying technology and industry challenges and a suite of acceleration tools designed to automate patch application, upgrades and system testing, reducing time and cost of upgrading to Infor10 and beyond. Learn more. 


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Take the testing processes survey and help us understand your greatest testing challenges. By completing our survey, you will be granted access to our white paper, “Making the Business Case for Automated System Testing,” and entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card as a thank-you. Take the survey now!

Avaap Test Automation is an automated solution that streamlines and simplifies Infor Lawson Testing. By automating manual testing routines (aka “scripts”), organizations that rely on Infor Lawson can compress the testing cycle time, free resources to focus on more value-added activity and optimize their Infor Lawson investment. Learn more here.


Upgrade with Ease with Avaap


Avaap USA, Inc., an Infor-focused software development and systems implementation firm 100 percent dedicated to Infor and Infor, the industry cloud company, announced a strategic partnership with Avaap to deliver upgrade services around Infor M3 in North America. The scope of the agreement between Infor and Avaap is anticipated to add value in how both companies deliver services to organizations seeking to migrate to the latest version of Infor M3. Read more.

 

Avaap offers Infor customers a certified M3 alliance partner and solution provider. Our competitive rate structure, combined with the industry’s top M3 consulting professionals, our proprietary acceleration tools, M3 API engine and a successful implementation track record help customers achieve cost-effective, predictable project outcomes. Learn more about Avaap services for Infor M3.

About Avaap


Avaap is a Certified Infor Partner that specializes in IT services and solutions for ERP and Business Intelligence.  With more than 150+ joint Lawson customers, Avaap has experienced continual growth since its inception 7 years ago.  This success can be directly attributed to the industry experience of our certified Infor Lawson consultants and our innovative software solutions specifically designed to address our customers’ most challenging needs. Our satisfied Infor Lawson customers include Catholic Healthcare East, ProMedica, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Hershey Medical Center, Geisinger Health, IU Health, H Lee Moffitt, McGraw Hill, Aéropostale, Duff & Phelps, City of Greensboro, Fortress Investments, and many others. Our professional services team brings on average 14 years Infor Lawson experience and more than 50+ projects per consultant. Our service offerings cover all aspects of Lawson Software, including:

In addition, Avaap has developed a portfolio of innovative turnkey solutions for Lawson such as Avaap Test Automation, Avaap Security Dashboard, Avaap ProcessFlow Dashboard, Avaap Lawson Monitor and AttachIt. Avaap’s services and solutions have helped differentiate our organization within the competitive marketplace and allowed us to be named to INC 500/5000 fastest growing private companies in America as well as earning additional accolades including Infor 2013 Service Partner of the Year.

Partners

  • ACS
  • eNoah
  • Lawson
  • MicroStrategy
  • NVISH
  • PMA

Our Industries


Healthcare

Healthcare organizations use ERP software to achieve a single point of control that allows for the standardization, centralization, and automation of their business processes. Avaap has deep experience in partnering with some of the largest and most reputable healthcare organizations in the country. Our consultants have strong domain expertise with the healthcare vertical along with certification by software providers such as Lawson.

Government & Education

Public Sector business processes are different in many aspects from the private sector. Avaap has formed a strategic alliance with Infor to service the unique requirements of Public Sector customers. Infor offers the most robust and integrated software solution for Public Sector industry. Avaap has developed specific solutions that sit on top of Infor’s software and help enhance productivity.

Public Services

Avaap has a growing practice to assist both privately run and public utility companies. Our customers include water services, library systems, public transportation, and waste management.  We provide full staffing capabilities and key integration services to systems like Infor EAM, Lawson S3, and Hansen.

Financial Services

The Financial Services industry faces unprecedented change and challenge in today’s highly regulated business environment. Leaders share a common goal of controlling costs and being compliant. Avaap partners with several leading firms and the office of the CFO on helping meet those goals. Our compliance reporting solutions help address some of the critical pain points faced by the industry today.

Equipment

Infor’s M3 solution delivers all the capabilities you need to manage your entire Equipment Leasing and Maintenance business.  Avaap is a certified Infor M3 partner and has full service capabilities around the M3 product.  We have developed a rapid implementation methodology that fast tracks our customer’s timeline, resulting in a rapid return on investment.  Avaap has global delivery capabilities with offices in North America and India.

Retail

Avaap is working with some of the largest retail organizations and helping support their ERP and Business Intelligence requirements. MicroStrategy is the leading independent BI vendor with targeted solutions developed for the Retail Industry. Avaap is certified partner with MicroStrategy. Our consultants are trained in all the latest offerings that include Mobile Quickstrike which allows Retail customers to get mobile dashboards up and running in 2-3 weeks.

Our Products



Avaap Security Dashboard

Monitoring Segregation of Duties (SoD) doesn’t need to be so complex. Simplify governance, risk and compliance with Avaap Security Dashboard. Avaap Security Dashboard delivers effective IT and financial control, putting checks and balances in place to comply with regulations and protect your organization from risk. Developed for Lawson Security, Avaap Security Dashboard provides a best-practices approach to SoD compliance, increasing reporting rigor while enabling IT professionals to focus on transactions posing the greatest threats to the business.

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Avaap Test Automation - Product Overview
  • Turnkey test case libraries for Lawson applications.
  • Automated script test engine.
  • Flexible user interface for any web based application
  • Delivered test summary reporting
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AttachIt - Product Overview
  • Three easy steps – Click, Browse, Attach
  • Documents can be viewed on Lawson forms, Drill Around and in Self-Service
  • Displays a list of all existing documents attached to each Lawson record
  • Protects documents from unauthorized access utilizing existing Lawson Security
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CAFR by Avaap (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report) - Product Overview

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is a critical process, but preparation can take months. Every year, changes require more review and additional time to ensure accurate financial reporting. Learn how CAFR by Avaap can decrease time spent compiling, reviewing and producing reports and enable your resources to focus on more value-added activities that safeguard government finances.

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Requisition Dashboard - Product Overview

Avaap Requisition Dashboard gives you complete visibility into the entire requisition lifecycle from procurement to payment. We help our customers have time for strategic activities – not spend it searching for contracts, correspondence, service level agreements and other support documents when they have questions about the purchase of goods or services. Organizations can easily access the details they need to support a smooth requisition process, improve internal communication and ensure expenditures align with corporate and regulatory policies and procedures.

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Our Services


Lawson Implementations

Avaap provides full end-to-end Infor Lawson implementation services in all the Lawson core modules as well as the extended products. Our outcome driven approach enables our clients to take advantage of variable pricing on these implementation projects. We offer a choice of onsite, blended onsite/remote, and full remote implementation experience. Our average consultant has more than 8 years of IT experience and a minimum of 3+ years of strong Lawson experience. All of our consultants carry Lawson certifications in their area of expertise. Following is a list of areas in which we offer end-to-end implementation, consulting and support services.

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Infor 10

Infor customers should adequately plan and be prepared for the latest Infor technology architecture and application portfolio available with Infor10.  Trusting a certified partner to help guide you through this process is critical.

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Business Processes Assessments

Avaap Business Processes Assessments are designed to help you reduce costs, improve processes and ensure technology investments align with short- and long-term goals. Engagements evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of current systems and business processes, ending with a comprehensive roadmap towards the future.

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Lawson Business Intelligence

Avaap can help you install and leverage Lawson Business Intelligence, and get more out of the solution faster and more cost effectively. Our experience with best practices and proven content for low-risk solutions help you realize the value of your Lawson investment. We can rapidly transform your valuable business and operational data into secure, actionable insight — either automatically or on-demand. In the end, you benefit from reduced workload, lower development cost, and a shorter time to value.

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M3 Services

Avaap is a certified M3 services partner and solutions provider.  Our competitive rate structure combined with the industry’s top M3 consulting professionals assures our customer’s cost effective and successful project outcomes. Additionally Avaap is the only M3 partner to provide end to end services which include hardware and software services.

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Microstrategy BI

Avaap jump starts BI implementations by starting with a turnkey data warehouse for the Lawson HR, Finance and Procurement modules. This reduces the total implementation time and enables us to quickly deliver results. Our BI team then leverages the MicroStrategy platform to provide a user interface that can interact with the Lawson data in any of 5 different ways – which we call the 5 Styles of BI. The five styles of BI are listed in the diagram and include: Reporting, Dashboards, OLAP Analysis, Advanced or Ad-hoc Analysis, and Pro-active Alerting. Many BI tools support one or two of these styles of BI within the same architecture, but with the MicroStrategy architecture, you can get all 5 Styles of BI within the exact same user interface and all built on the exact same building blocks.

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Strategic Staffing

Avaap has the bandwidth and the resources to connect you to the very best short term IT talent. We draw from our extensive database of qualified candidates to help you find temporary professionals that fit seamlessly with your team and your goals. Our Staff Augmentation Program removes the risk associated with hiring new talent and gives you the confidence you need to move quickly and achieve measurable results.

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Managed Services

Avaap Managed Services sustains the power and value of your Infor software investment by reducing costs and enabling systems support activities to be delivered remotely. With Avaap Managed Services there is one call for end-user support, answers, and enhancement; One contact for systems management, monitoring, and maintenance. Avaap has unrivaled experience in Infor Lawson upgrades and installations and established operations in the U.S. and India, offering highly skilled Infor Lawson capabilities to reduce costs, mitigate risk and increase end-user efficiency.

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Our Clients

Avaap values the relationship it enjoys with its customers. That relationship is based on a committed partnership as opposed to a client-vendor relationship. Our customers include some of the most reputed names in the industry. We treat each customer with the same amount of dedication regardless of their size. Our customers range from midsize companies to Fortune 500 organizations. Click here for case studies and learn how Avaap solved business challenges for Infor customers in healthcare, manufacturing and public sector.


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News &
Events


5/14/15

Destination XL Group Selects Avaap to Implement Infor Software in the Cloud

EDISON, N.J. (May 14, 2015) – Avaap announced today that Destination XL Group, Inc., the largest specialty retailer of men’s big and tall apparel, selected Avaap to upgrade its legacy version of Infor Lawson® to the Infor 10x version of Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management. Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management with 10x technology is a… Read More.

4/13/15

Avaap and Infor Forge Strategic Partnership for Infor M3 Upgrades in North America

Avaap to Provide Infor M3 Implementation Services and Best-in-Class Solutions for Customers Upgrading to Infor M3 13.2 EDISON, N.J. (April 13, 2015) – Avaap USA, Inc., an Infor-focused software development and systems implementation firm 100 percent dedicated to Infor and Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced a strategic partnership with Avaap to deliver upgrade… Read More.

10/6/14

Avaap Awarded 2014 Infor Alliance Partner of the Year

EDISON, N.J. (October 06, 2014) – Avaap USA, Inc., an IT services and solutions provider 100 percent dedicated to Infor, announced today it is a recipient of the 2014 Infor Alliance Partner of the Year award.  Infor unveiled the award at Inforum, its annual customer conference held September 15-18 in New Orleans. Avaap received an… Read More.

EVENTS
      6/26/15

      MUG User Group – Lawson

      6/18/15

      ROMLUG Rocky Mountain User Group – Lawson

      Long Peaks conference room

      6/12/15

      MUG Mid-Atlantic User Group – Lawson

      6/12/15

      CLUE Canada User Group – Lawson

      6/11/15

      SWUG Southwest Mega Meeting – Lawson

      Avaap Accelerators: New Product Innovations to Help You Move Fast

      Organizations are seeking faster and better ways to implement Infor software. Avaap Accelerators eliminate bottlenecks and traditional time-consuming activities resulting in an accelerated implementation experience in the most secure and predictable manner possible. This session will highlight new tools including scripted installs, test automation, ProcessFlow to IPA Analyzer, managed services and business process assessments – all designed to help your organization reduce the time and cut cost for getting to Infor 10 and beyond.

      5/17/15

      SE Southeast Mega Meeting – Lawson

      Join Avaap’s Beth Wallace as she discusses the challenges of manual testing and how automating testing processes reduce user strain, improve accuracy and shorten the upgrade cycle by approximately four weeks.

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Our Headquarters

Avaap, Inc. 510 Thornall Street, Suite 250, Edison, NJ 08837 Phone : 732.710.3425 Fax : 732.404.1100 Email : info@avaap.com

Avaap Midwest

325 Cedar Street, Suite 102, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Global Center of Excellence

Chennai ONE, IT SEZ, Upper Stilt, Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam 200 ft Road, Thoraipakkam, Chennai – 600096. INDIA Technical assistance for Avaap Managed Services and product customers: support@avaap.com

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