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 tale of the tail: Why addressing the microtail of spend matters

Is it worth the effort to address the microtail of suppliers and spending? When it comes to supplier enablement, procurement organizations have long followed the 80/20 rule, which is prioritizing electronic enablement for the twenty percent of suppliers that account for eighty percent of their spend. For these…Read blog post

The Tao of Procurement: 7 steps along the way

Get some incense burning and put on some meditative music. To start 2016 off on the right note, I’m going to talk about the Tao of Procurement. What is Tao? It literally means the path, or the way. In religion, it is a universal principle that underlies everything.…Read blog post

Coupa Advantage Brings Embedded Giving to B2B

  • January 21, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • Coupa
“Deduct or donate” has become a familiar question at the grocery checkout. If you bring your own grocery bags, you save the store a few pennies. Instead of pocketing that savings, the grocer instead asks you to decide whether to deduct it from your bill, or leave it with…Read blog post

7 ways travel and expense technology will improve in 2016

2016 will be a great year for business travel. Mobile and big data technologies will enable smartphone-wielding travelers to be insanely productive on the road. Those who manage travel programs will have new high-tech carrots and sticks at their disposal to automagically get expense reports in on time, manage…Read blog post

6 Predictions for Enterprise Software for 2016

This is an exciting time to be in enterprise software. There are dozens and dozens of interesting new companies that are reaching scale. Marketplace competition between incumbents and up-and-coming companies is intensifying. And, there is increasing interest on the part of buyers to consider cloud options for supporting their…Read blog post

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  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

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