• “I remember when the lockdown came in the country and thinking, ‘Well, we’re not going to be impacted too much because...
    Vanessa Cisz
    Vanessa Cisz
    Content Development Manager, Coupa

    Vanessa Cisz is a B2B storytelling professional with more than 15 years of experience in helping organizations convey the real value of their technology solutions. She holds degrees in creative writing as well as English and German literature.

    Read time: 9 mins
    A Tale of Treasury Management, Spend, and a Shut-Down Blast Furnace
  • The biggest lesson procurement leaders took out of the 2020 pandemic is that change is vital to survival. This year, the...
    Eric Tan
    Eric Tan
    Vice President of Business Services & IT, Coupa Software

    Eric Tan oversees Coupa’s global business technology with responsibility for the internal deployment of Coupa's Business Spend Management products. Prior to Coupa, Mr. Tan served in leadership roles at PwC and EY.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Top 4 Insights to Know for Finance and Procurement Leaders in 2023
  • Many things returned to normal this year — or at least back to a new normal. But 2022 has also presented...
    John Callan
    John Callan
    Sr. Director, EMEA Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa

    John Callan is responsible for product marketing and go-to-market strategies for the Coupa Spend Management platform. John earned his Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a dual degree in Engineering and Mathematics from University of Dublin, Trinity College.

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    Coupa Named a 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ Leader in Procure-to-Pay Suites for the Seventh Time in a Row
  • As enterprise software products and companies grow, the need for more tools to scale the product, expedite the process, and improve...
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lead Performance Engineer, Coupa Software

    Lokesh Gulechha, a Lead Performance Engineer based out of Pune, India, has worked at Coupa since 2020. He consistently develops and implements innovative ideas which transform business operations, enable dramatic quality improvement, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. He believes in using disruptive innovation and transformation in the technology space to enhance enterprise business. Lokesh is the author of several publications and frequently speaks at conferences and training sessions to aid others in using tech to transform business operations.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Coupa Engineers Believe Hard Work Must Be Replaced With Smart Work
  • Inflation at its highest levels in 40 years has brought new urgency to procurement. Rigorous cost containment is no longer a...
    Prashanth Ravishankar
    Prashanth Ravishankar
    Vice President, Coupa Advantage, Coupa Software

    Prashanth Ravishankar is currently Vice President, Coupa Advantage. He leads the transformation, growth, and expansion of the program. Prashanth is a leader in procurement and product development, with over a decade of experience serving clients across a diverse set of industries at McKinsey & Company. He holds a MBA and MEM in Operations and Finance from Northwestern University and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Using Coupa Advantage for Cost Reduction Opportunities to Combat High Inflation
  • At Coupa, collaboration comes first. While we're proud of the Business Spend Management (BSM) solutions we've created and are excited to...
    Alice Cho
    Alice Cho
    Director of Channel Marketing at Coupa

    Alice leads channel marketing for Coupa’s technology partners. With over 10 years of marketing experience, Alice is focused on bringing her knowledge, curiosity, and passion in helping customers enhance their experience and realize more value.

    Read time: 5 mins
    CPOstrategy Recap: The Coupa Open Ecosystem
  • Imagine you’ve finally figured out the right balance of inventory: just enough to meet customer demand, but not so much you’re...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Designing for Supply Chain Resilience with Nestlé
  • How the macroenvironment is affecting working capital efficiency today Does your company’s working capital work as hard as it could? We’re...
    Vanessa Cisz
    Vanessa Cisz
    Content Development Manager, Coupa

    Vanessa Cisz is a B2B storytelling professional with more than 15 years of experience in helping organizations convey the real value of their technology solutions. She holds degrees in creative writing as well as English and German literature.

    Read time: 5 mins
    How the Macroenvironment Is Affecting Working Capital Efficiency Today
  • “When the storm hit back,” recalls Jeremy Hamon, Head of Group Finance at Primetals Technologies and CFO of the financial entities...
    Vanessa Cisz
    Vanessa Cisz
    Content Development Manager, Coupa

    Vanessa Cisz is a B2B storytelling professional with more than 15 years of experience in helping organizations convey the real value of their technology solutions. She holds degrees in creative writing as well as English and German literature.

    Read time: 4 mins
    What Do CFOs Need to Know About Business Spend Management, Anyway?
  • He’s making a list. He’s checking it twice. He’s running it through a series of stress tests, contingency plans, and scenarios...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

    Read time: 5 mins
    5 Things Santa Needs for a Stress-Free Holiday Supply Chain
  • Today, Forrester has named Coupa as a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Collaborative Supply Networks, Q4 2022. This report is aimed...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Coupa Named a Leader in Forrester’s Wave for Collaborative Supply Networks
  • Supply chain resiliency and sustainability are top priorities for CEOs today. But to achieve these goals, corporate leadership must spur a...
    Nari Viswanathan
    Nari Viswanathan
    Sr. Director, Product Segment Marketing, Coupa

    Nari is currently Sr. Director of Product Segment Marketing at Coupa, where he helps bring products to markets in the areas of Supply Chain Design and Planning. Over the past 20 years, Nari has held VP and Director of Product Management, Research and Marketing roles at Aberdeen Group, River Logic, Steelwedge and E2open. He has significant experience building products from the ground up and managing the P&L for a product suite. He is a proven B2B marketer with expertise in content marketing, competitive intelligence, and positioning. He has published numerous thought leadership articles, whitepapers, blogs and delivered dozens of webinars during his career. Nari Viswanathan is a five times SDCExec Supply Chain Pro to Know award winner. Nari holds a master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

    Read time: 6 mins
    3 Essential Strategies for Gaining Business Value Through Collaborative Supply Networks
  • It would be an understatement to say that the global economy is facing significant challenges today. One particular challenge receiving a...
    Nari Viswanathan
    Nari Viswanathan
    Sr. Director, Product Segment Marketing, Coupa

    Nari is currently Sr. Director of Product Segment Marketing at Coupa, where he helps bring products to markets in the areas of Supply Chain Design and Planning. Over the past 20 years, Nari has held VP and Director of Product Management, Research and Marketing roles at Aberdeen Group, River Logic, Steelwedge and E2open. He has significant experience building products from the ground up and managing the P&L for a product suite. He is a proven B2B marketer with expertise in content marketing, competitive intelligence, and positioning. He has published numerous thought leadership articles, whitepapers, blogs and delivered dozens of webinars during his career. Nari Viswanathan is a five times SDCExec Supply Chain Pro to Know award winner. Nari holds a master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

    Read time: 4 mins
    5 Ways Your Supply Chains Can Thrive in an Inflationary World
  • OAuth2 Case Studies based on HackerOne Public Disclosure Reports Even though OAuth2 has been the industry-standard authorization framework since it replaced...
    Daniel Yang
    Daniel Yang
    Sr. Software Engineer, Application Security, Coupa

    By developing a streamlined SSDLC, Daniel Yang collaborates with development teams to secure applications and their data. Daniel's experience with application security spans pen testing, security researching and building some security automation tools. He has found some vulnerabilities in a number of the most well-known web applications, including Joomla, PHPBB, Moodle and others.

    Read time: 11 mins
    How to Identify OAuth2 Vulnerabilities and Mitigate Risks
  • When I found out Coupa was going to receive a Customers’ Choice distinction for supply chain planning, the first thing that...
    Andrew McCarley
    Andrew McCarley
    VP Global Customer Value Management, Coupa Software

    Andrew McCarley is the Vice President of Customer Value Management at Coupa Software, where his team of Value Directors are tasked with helping Coupa customers achieve increased realization of value through their existing entitlements. Prior to Coupa Software, Andrew held various positions in the Software, CPG, and Retail industries, including LLamasoft, Opex Analytics, S.C. Johnson, Starbucks, and Unilever. Over the past 17 years, Andrew has helped organizations deliver incremental value through supply chain and digital transformations, S&OP implementations, COE development, and software implementations. In 2022, Andrew was an SDCExec's Supply Chain Pro to Know award winner. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Logistics from the University of Tennessee and a Masters in Analytics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Coupa Receives Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice Distinction for Supply Chain Planning