Coupa Blog

Coupa is a company of talkers, passionate about sharing tips, tricks and advice for improving finance and procurement and saving companies of all sizes time and money. But we’re not the only people with opinions and ideas. We’d love to hear from you so join the conversation!

Coupa Partners: Striving for Excellence and Working Smarter Together
  • October 22, 2020
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  • By Roger Goulart
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  • Coupa
At a time when organizations face increasing complexity in a highly-competitive landscape, partnerships can be instrumental in unlocking greater business value and excellence. While partnerships have always played an essential role in Coupa’s mission, they have become even stronger in this new environment. Our focused partner ecosystem is continually expanding,…Read blog post
Focus on Supplier Diversity: Announcing the Coupa Inclusion Initiative
  • October 21, 2020
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  • By Adena DeMonte
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  • Coupa
We are excited to announce the Coupa Inclusion Initiative—an initiative focused on making it easier for enterprises to increase their spend with diverse and inclusive suppliers. Earlier this year, Coupa acquired ConnXus, a company focused on building more diverse supply chains. ConnXus founder Rod Robinson, now vice president of supplier inclusion…Read blog post
How Virtual Cards for B2B Payments Improve Cash Flow, Capture Efficiencies, and Reduce Fraud
Cutting costs and mitigating risk is top of mind for many CFOs, especially in times of business uncertainty. One area that can positively impact your bottom line and decrease risk, if managed properly, is payables. Yet inefficient processes, incomplete reporting, lack of transaction visibility, and the growing risk of fraud…Read blog post
Making a Statement of Work: Why SOW Management Isn’t Working
What’s the second largest spend category in your company? If your company is like most companies, the answer will be “Statements of Work,” otherwise known as SOWs or Outsourced Services Spend. And SOW spend is on the rise. In today’s uncertain world, employers are frequently turning to flexible labor…Read blog post
Why Insight Into Corporate Travel & Expense Is More Valuable Now Than Ever Before
  • September 30, 2020
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  • By Tracy Gao
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  • Coupa
Placing tighter reigns on Travel and Expense (T&E)—which is second only to payroll as the most controllable expense for most companies—is a common Business Spend Management (BSM) practice. But in the pandemic era, where companies are navigating uncharted waters and the winds of economic change blow swiftly, corporate travel managers now…Read blog post