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How to pinpoint areas for improvement on your digital roadmap

Digitalization will change procurement as we know it, or so we are told. That sounds overwhelming and a little bit scary. However, I think that procurement is more than up to the challenge of digitalization. The first thing we need to do is create a digital roadmap, and in this series…Read blog post

How to define a procurement problem to solve with technology

  • July 17, 2018
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  • Amanda Prochaska
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  • Coupa
At a recent conference I attended, The Hackett Group presented a study saying that 95% of respondents believe digitalization will drastically change procurement in the next two to three years. So, do you have a strategy to apply machine learning to make recommendations for you? Do you have a pilot for RPA…Read blog post

Tax codes and EANs: A match made in e-invoicing heaven

  • July 12, 2018
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  • Markus Hornburg
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  • Coupa
I’ve written in the past about how e-invoicing will close the VAT gap, and in the process, change the world. I’ve also discussed why, despite the obvious benefits, it has been so difficult for companies to adopt e-invoicingon a mass scale--even though the technical capability to do so has existed since…Read blog post

Insights on Improving Business Spend Management in 2018

  • July 10, 2018
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  • Coupa
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  • Coupa
How can companies improve business spend management? How do such improvements contribute to operational excellence? Those were the topics of discussion during a recent Coupa-sponsored Argyle Forum webinar moderated by Joe Fleischer. The jumping off point for the discussion was the Coupa Benchmark, which provides 12 metrics for business spend…Read blog post

Coupa Inspire CFO Panel

What’s on CFOs’ minds? Plenty, according to “The Strategic CFO in a Rapidly Changing World,” a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) sponsored by Coupa. There’s the deluge of data, which is driving an increased focus on automation and cross functional collaboration as organizations seek to prepare to use…Read blog post