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June 25th, 2014 | Jason Busch | Spend Matters

Coupa Inventory: Expanding the P2P Value Proposition and Surrounding Core Financials

 

Earlier this spring, Coupa provided a briefing and demonstrated a version of its latest inventory module to Spend Matters. Coupa sells its inventory module as an add-on to core procurement but separately from accounts payable, contracts management, and other suite components. But the question remains: in its initial release, does it provide enough value to justify the added cost and modular expansion for companies using other Coupa suite components?

 

After seeing it, Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell and Managing Director Jason Busch argue in this Spend Matters PRO research brief that Coupa’s new inventory management capabilities are likely to bring the company closer to marginalizing the

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May 27th, 2014 | Paul Demery | InternetRetailer.com

An online procurement system slashes costs for a health care company

 

With a new online procurement system for stocking its 55 health care facilities with supplies ranging from medical equipment to cleaning supplies, Avalon Health Care is saving money while also slashing the time it takes to receive supplies.

 

With 330 people buying supplies across its 55 health care facilities in several 

 

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May 27th, 2014 | Gurjit Degun | SupplyManagement.com

Coupa, Basware and Ariba 'lead the e-procurement pack'

 

E-procurement providers Coupa, Basware and Ariba have been recognised as leaders in the field by Forrester Research.

 

The Forrester Wave e-procurement Q2 2014 noted that Coupa is “the most customer-centric organisation with the most flexible product”.

 

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April 22nd, 2014 | TMCnet

Coupa Software Rolls Out New Inventory Application and Release 11

Coupa Software, a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance, announced a new additional application to its product suite: Coupa Inventory.

According to a release, the company also announced a new release of its SaaS solution, Coupa 11. With the expansion of its solutions portfolio, Coupa offers customers the most comprehensive suite of organic, cloud-based financial applications in the

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April 18th, 2014 | James Haight | Blue Hill Research

Procure-to-Pay Analytics: Some Caution for Embedded BI

In reading Scott’s blog I couldn’t help but reflect on how we need to be careful not to drink too much of the Kool-Aid (hype) surrounding dedicated BI solutions. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the evangelical charge towards a dedicated organization wide BI platform, especially in light of all the exciting advances the technology has made recently. But as with just about anything

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April 17th, 2014 | Jason Busch & Pierre Mitchell | Spend Matters

Coupa Gets Closer to SAP with NetWeaver Certification – SAP Does Not Get Closer to Coupa

Yesterday at INSPIRE, Coupa announced that its latest release, Coupa 11, has achievedSAP NetWeaver certification. According to the press release that went out, Coupa “has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform … The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that the Coupa 11 application suite is powered by SAP NetWeaver.”

 

The press release went on to say that

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April 17th, 2014 | Predrag Jakovijevic | TEC

Coupa Expands Supplier Network via Alibaba.com

At its recent Coupa INSPIRE 2014 conference, Coupa Software announced a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com, a leading platform for cross-border wholesale trade serving millions of buyers and suppliers around the globe. Through Alibaba.com, small businesses can sell their products to companies in other countries and source merchandise from abroad.

On the other hand, Coupa is a bullish provider of user-friendly cloud applications for finance, including

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April 17th, 2014 | Tom Kaneshige | CIO

CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

That was the not-so-subtle pitch CEO Rob Bernshteyn at Coupa Software made to 800 attendees at the Coupa Inspire 2014 event this week in San Francisco. Coupa, a cloud services provider, offers a host of tools for analytics, reporting, inventory, budget, cloud contracts and supplier visibility aimed at procurement professionals.

 

"This is our platform," Bernshteyn shouted repeatedly, not some add-on of an on-premises legacy ERP system installed in a bygone era when CIOs in a fiefdom would dictate what software tools business people used.

 

Ironically, Bernshteyn's keynote was followed by a panel of four CIOs

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April 16th, 2014 | Igor Rjciak | Evigo

Coupa announces partnerships with Alibaba.com

 

Coupa Software announced a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com, the leader in cross-border wholesale trade. In addition to over 1,000,000 suppliers currently using Coupa, the agreement provides Coupa customers with an easy way to find and source from suppliers on Alibaba.com.

 

Coupa customers will have immediate, easy access to millions of additional global suppliers from Alibaba.com while

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April 16th, 2014 | Jon Hansen | Procurement Insights

Coupa Inspire ’14 Kicks Off With a Bang

 

As someone who has from the very beginning loved all things social media whether it be Internet radio and television, chat rooms and webinars or social networking forums, when I received the e-mail inviting me to tune into the Live Ustream broadcast of Coupa Inspire ’14 I was immediately interested.

 

Let’s face it, while face-to-face interaction will never go out of style, we live in a world in which connecting virtually is an essential means by which information and insights on industry trends can be readily 

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