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!

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
CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AT COUPA: TAPPING INTO THE POWER OF SPEND AND OUR COMMUNITY
  • September 29, 2020
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  • By Sandy Eapen
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  • Coupa
The potential for collective economic, environmental, and social impact that Coupa can have across global supply chains, communities, and business operations is significant. Why? As a company that provides organizations comprehensive solutions to manage their business spend activities—from procurement and strategic sourcing to supplier risk assessments and prescriptive data insights—we have the…Read blog post
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