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3 Key Elements to Effective Third-Party Risk Management
  • September 18, 2020
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  • By Brian Shaw
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  • Resilience
Third-party risk management has been a complex challenge for companies of all sizes within many industries for years. The COVID-19 pandemic has created even more pressure and increased urgency on managing third party and supply chain disruptions, and forced a paradigm shift from “just in time” procurement and inventory strategies…Read blog post
How to Free Accounts Payable from Tactical Work
Accounts Payable (AP) managers often lament how they’re viewed by their executive team: "We aren’t seen as strategic to the business!"  In most cases, AP is so bogged down with administrative tasks – validation of invoice data, chasing down approvals, and manual matching of invoices to purchase orders…Read blog post
  • September 08, 2020
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  • Coupa
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In this difficult business environment, how can leaders resist the impulse to adopt a defensive stance? We must look to our company’s most valuable resource—its community—to help shape the organization's future and thrive in the new normal. Join us for an exclusive 60-minute conversation this weekwith Rob Bernshteyn, chairman…Read blog post
Third-party risk management is risky business.
  • September 03, 2020
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  • By Brian Shaw
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  • Resilience
Over the past few years, a rise in regulatory activity related to third-party and supplier risk management was already making it difficult to manage enterprise risk, driving many companies to increase their focus on compliance with new regulations. Then COVID-19 appeared this year, testing every organization’s approach to third-party risk…Read blog post
Coupa was named a leader in the recently released report, The Forrester Wave™: Supplier Risk And Performance Management Platforms, Q3 2020. The report evaluated supplier risk and performance management (SRPM) solutions from 10 different software vendors on a set of 24 criteria. The report emphasizes that the use of AI, third-party…Read blog post