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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!

 

5 Tips for procurement to bring value to the C-suite

How can procurement bring value to the C-suite? Sometimes we get so focused on the finance agenda that we lose sight of the fact that there’s a lot of value we can bring to other business leaders as well. Through our procurement and sourcing activities, we see a lot…Read blog post

5 new metrics to help procurement become more strategic

Engagement. Influence. Trusted advisor status. Procurement has long sought after these things, but historically struggled to reach the level of strategic business partner and obtain a seat at the leadership table. How can they get there? They can start by setting KPIs that measure progress in that direction, suggests…Read blog post

An open letter to our customers on Coupa IPO day

  • October 06, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
Today marks a significant milestone for our Coupa community of customers, partners and colleagues. Today our company stock—COUP--begins trading publicly on the NASDAQ stock exchange. On behalf of all my Coupa colleagues, I’d like to thank our customers and partners who have shared this journey with us and…Read blog post

Why requisitioning for all is an idea whose time has come

Why do we still say we’re going to “dial” a phone number, when phones haven’t had rotary dials in decades? Why do we still call the TV remote a “clicker” when it hasn’t made a clicking noise since the 1960s? And why do procurement and finance professionals still feel that…Read blog post

Looking for your next big idea? Focus on execution instead

How can you incubate your big idea on the job? Forget about the size of the idea and focus on execution. An idea is nothing without execution. There are a lot of big ideas that sound great on paper but never go anywhere. And, a lot of “small” ideas, when…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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