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!

During a recession, revenue is anything but guaranteed. So, in order to stay profitable, companies usually focus inward on reducing costs. However, many businesses do this quite bluntly— they scale back, change their growth plans, downsize, and lay off workers. While these drastic measures are sometimes necessary, there…Read blog post
Artificial intelligence, Fintech and robotic process automation were among the top business news trends of 2017. Not surprisingly, posts on those topics also topped the list of our most read and shared blog posts of the year. Contributions on technology innovation in travel and expense management, and best practices for…Read blog post
Machine learning is being talked about an awful lot in the business world these days, and rightfully so, since we’ve made big strides with it in just the past few years. We are finally starting to see some exciting applications in a wide variety of industries. However, the way…Read blog post
I love change. I couldn't live in a job that didn't have change every day, and I’m fortunate to have spent most of my career in change agent roles, starting when I worked at Tyco in the early 90s. The whole business world was on an M&A binge at that…Read blog post
Back in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, ERP systems ruled the enterprise technology landscape. The thinking then was that megasuites offered by ERP vendors would extend beyond manufacturing and financials, and eventually tie together all of a company’s business processes. As technology has evolved and we’re shifting toward…Read blog post