Coupa Blog

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!

 

The 7 traits of top procurement professionals

What makes a great procurement professional? We all know procurement is growing in stature and importance, and being asked to take on more within the organization. One of the biggest challenges to executing on that is finding top talent. With that in mind, we thought it would be interesting to…Read blog post

9 Steps to a killer reverse auction

In my last couple of posts, I’ve shared the stories of two companies who achieved eye-opening results running reverse auctions through Coupa’s Sourcing Quick Start program. A reverse auction is like a standard auction (also called a forward auction) except instead of several buyers submitting increasingly higher bids to…Read blog post

Why custom code is the road to hell for cloud developers

In my last article, I wrote about why worries about integrating cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) should be a thing of the past if you’re dealing with a true cloud vendor. In a true cloud SaaS offering, the vendor does not customize their code to customer requirements.…Read blog post

The Coupa Top 5: Constants and change in cloud and procurement

Some times it seems the more things change the more they stay the same. This week we shared articles about things that have changed – and not changed – in procurement in the past decade; Deloitte’s annual CPO survey, KPMG’s cloud survey, Procurement Leaders’ 2015 prediction series, and a report…Read blog post

How to stay the course on the road to user-centricity

Last year, Coupa joined up with the User-centric ITmovement, a group of companies dedicated to creating technology that puts the needs of end users first, allowing them to work the way they want, without getting in their way. User-centric is bit of a mouthful to say, but it’s actually a…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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