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Headlines: Marketing VS. Procurement, Walmart’s Suppliers, and SAP Drama



Marketing VS. Procurement: The Awkwardness Continues

I often overhear our account and sales people here at Coupa talking about how the Procurement Professionals and CFOs they talk to frequently ask if our e-procurement product can help them alleviate some of the pain points they have with Marketing Services.


Enough with the drama already

I’m exhausted just by reading about it all.


How to Be Successful When Integrating ERP With SaaS E-Procurement

Last week we officially announced a partnership with Boomi, the Integration Cloud Company, that will enable Coupa customers to quickly and easily automate their entire procure-to-pay process by integrating their e-procurement application directly with enterprise resource planning (ERP) or accounts payable systems.


Wecom Inc. Self-Implements Coupa e-Procurement with Quickstart

Wecom is a small business that needed an easy to use purchasing tool to create free-form requests and to manage purchase orders from a small group of nine users. The customer was very adept at self-managing the implementation through Coupa Quickstart and utilization of Coupa’s online documentation.  We welcome them to the Coupa community!



The Right Question: Why Wouldn’t You Move to the Cloud?

Coupa's CEO on the staying power of the Cloud.

Over the past 18 months, CTOs and IT professionals have been swarmed with marketing materials and analyst predictions about Cloud Computing and the impact it will have on enterprise software purchasing.


Green Technology Pioneer Sriya Innovations Goes Live on Coupa

The Coupa Service Delivery team is delighted to announce that Sriya Innovations is now live with Coupa.


Coupa Reports Record Growth–And We Owe it All to You

Coupa was in the news today for reporting record growth in revenue, customer acquisition, and spend through it’s e-procurement platform in 2009. Needless to say, we’re happy to have so much to smile about at we kick off the new year.



2000 Called, and it Wants its ERP System Back

With 2009 behind us (woo hoo!) it may be useful to look back on key blog themes and reintroduce a few of our favorite posts and white papers from last year, one final time. If you’ve been reading our blog regularly you may have noticed that we have a strong POV on ERP systems. Our Mantra: ERP systems have a place, it’s just not in Purchasing.



Webinar: Reebok-CCM Purchasing Director Proves One Person Can Make a Difference

Following our successful web seminar with The Container Store on Dec. 10, we invited David Howard, the Director of Central Purchasing at Reebok-CCM to share an inspiring story of how he single-handedly brought $15M in non-product purchasing spend under control at his organization, despite facing obstacles at every turn.



Coupa Sam Shows Off His Moves

Coupa Sam is officially in the house!


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