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Coupa is a company of talkers, passionate about sharing tips, tricks and advice for improving finance and procurement and saving companies of all sizes time and money. But we’re not the only people with opinions and ideas. We’d love to hear from you so join the conversation!

 

Trove of data, touch of flair best ways to win CFO over

Your procurement department is ready to capitalize on the efficiencies and revenue potential of digital spend management. Is your CFO? Exploring ways to get the CFO on board was the subject of a spirited discussion at the C-level panel led by Coupa’s Executive Strategic Advisor Kendra Von Esh at…Read blog post

9 Steps to a successful travel and expense program

  • July 21, 2016
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  • Ethan Laub
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  • Expenses
Is your company serious enough about managing travel and expenses? According to most sources, T&E spending accounts for roughly 10-12 percent of an organization's budget, making it the second largest indirect expense after payroll. But unlike payroll, T&E is easier to control, and to dial up or down as needed.…Read blog post

Top analysts see change and more change for spend management

What does the future hold for spend management? Change and more change, according to industry analysts Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions, R “Ray” Wang of Constellation Research, Duncan Jones of Forrester and Jason Busch of Spend Matters and Azul Partners. The four men spoke on this topic in a panel…Read blog post

The Final Frontier of the “As a Service” Model

  • July 14, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
First there was SaaS—software as a service. Then there was PaaS—platform as a service, and IaaS, infrastructure as a service. Now it’s trendy to talk about XaaS, in which ‘X’ stands for anything and everything as a service. As XaaS comes to fruition in any number of industries, we are…Read blog post

8 signs your company needs a better travel and expense program

  • July 11, 2016
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  • Ethan Laub
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  • Expenses
For a young company, letting people book their own travel and report their expenses on Excel spreadsheets works just fine. Until it doesn't. Developing a formalized Travel and Expense Management (TEM) program requires some thought and effort, and usually gets pushed to the back burner until the status quo becomes…Read blog post

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  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

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