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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!


One non-profit’s path to the cloud

The Global Fund, created from within the UN’s World Health Organization, was formed in 2002 to fight the three major diseases of poverty that are affecting the developing world — AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.   As a public-private partnership, it raises and invests $4 billion annually in 474 programs operating in…Read blog post

A Brief History of Spend Management, in 4 Acts

There’s never been a better time to be in corporate procurement. Over the last three decades, the profession has moved from the back office to the executive suite as our focus has evolved from transactional buying to strategic sourcing and proactive spend management.  While the low-hanging fruit is gone in…Read blog post

IT-Business Partnership is the key to successful cloud adoption

Today's guest post is from Victor Tung, Chief Information Officer, Corporate and International for BMO Financial Group. Victor will be a panelist at CIO Summit Toronto on August 30, 2016, speaking on the topic of “Using Cloud Delivered Services to Enable Business Transformation.” The session will be moderated by Coupa…Read blog post

Beyond savings: New metrics for a successful procurement function

Today's guest post is from independent procurement consultant Geoff Parsons. Geoff will be our guest at a webinar,“5 Metrics That a Successful Procurement Function Should Track,” presented in partnership with Procurement Leader, on Tuesday August 23, 2016 at 8 am PST. Here are some of his thoughts on the topic. Join us…Read blog post

6 Business Travel Fraud Schemes Technology is Squashing

  • August 04, 2016
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  • Donna Wilczek
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  • Expenses
In the paper-based world, the fraction of business travelers who were so inclined had many opportunities to profit illegitimately through various expense reimbursement fraud schemes. Some even managed to turn expense report fraud into a significant source of income. With business travel spend projected to reach $318B in 2016,…Read blog post

Meet the Bloggers

  • Jake Adger

  • Donna Wilczek

  • Tony Darugar

  • Sanket Naik

  • Amit Duvedi

  • J.R. Robertson

  • Gabe Perez

  • Alex Kleiner

  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

  • Nick Chaplin

  • Andy Chiang

  • Jon Goss

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