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Coupa Sam Shows Off His Moves

Coupa Sam is officially in the house!

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Reflections on Smarter Spending from 30,000 Feet

I’m on my way up to Seattle for a series of customer and prospect visits, as well as a fun dinner with one of our most successful customers. It’s always great to hear from customers directly and let them tell their story of Coupa.

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To Our Friends Suffering from ERP Blues, You’re Not Alone

Yesterday, I co-presented a web seminar with Dave Howard, Director of Central Purchasing at Reebok-CCM. Dave shared how he took matters into his own hands to get non-product spend under control. What makes his story particularly interesting is why he had to take matters into his own hands.

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The Container Store’s Spend Management Secrets Revealed: Webinar Recap

Last week’s ISM webinar Containing Costs: A Lesson in Smarter Spending featuring The Container Store was such a hit, we could hardly keep a lid on it. (Note: Forgive the bad pun—the allure for word play here is simply too tempting.)

 

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ON24 live on Coupa with less than 10 hours of PS time!

 

ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual events, is now live with Coupa Cloud Spend Management.  The Coupa PS team was able to work with the team at ON24 to get them up and running quickly with free form request capabilities to help manage and track spend across various parts of their organization.

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Your ERP System Is Like a Big Honking Console TV from 1974

CIO.com recently published (and Coupa sponsored) an e-guide on What’s Next in ERPwhich includes a great article on Why ERP Is Still So Hard.

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The Future of Sourcing is Crowd-Sourcing

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The Future of Sourcing is Crowd-Sourcing

Note: This post first appeared as part of the e-Leaders Speak guest blog series on Sourcing Innovation

 

Coupa has a unique point of view on expressive bidding, sourcing for best value, hiring and retaining deep category expertise, and multi-variate supplier bidding. It’s just not necessary for most of us.

 

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The Cloud Got You Worried? Don't Be!

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The Cloud Got You Worried? Don’t Be!

As a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, we take nothing for granted.  The beauty of SaaS is that customers can cancel their service at any time without many of the complications associated with walking away from an on-premise software solution.

 

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