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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!

 

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

To realize fast value from a merger, look to procurement

Today's guest post is from Ron Pachura, VP Finance Transformation at Fiserv. Ron will be our guest at a webinar,“Addressing the Changing Landscape of M&A and Diversification,” presented in partnership with Proformative, on Tuesday August 9, 2016 at 9am PST. Here are some of his thoughts on the topic. Join us Tuesday…Read blog post

The two hidden fears blocking procurement success

One thing you hear at every procurement event is how hard it is to really achieve indirect savings and bring them to the bottom line. Then the discussion inevitably moves to how finance and business heads just don’t understand the real value impact of the procurement team. If you…Read blog post

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

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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