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Expenses Across America: An Epic Road Trip

  • August 17, 2017
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  • Sunny Manivannan
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  • Expenses
Ah, the road trip. Mythologized in literature, film, photography, and music. Symbolic of liberation, exploration, adventure, spontaneity, and . . . expense management? Yes, you read that correctly. Starting this Monday at 7AM, my Coupa Expenses colleagues and I will hit the road, leaving from San Francisco to visit a dozen…Read blog post

How do you know if your T&E program is successful?

  • August 14, 2017
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  • Ethan Laub
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  • Expenses
So you just finished implementing a new expense management system. How do you know if it’s successful? You may sense that everything is going smoothly. Users aren’t complaining too much. No one is screaming at you because they haven’t been reimbursed in three months. But how do you…Read blog post

A star is reborn: Mobile expenses app makeover

  • June 26, 2017
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  • Ethan Laub
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  • Expenses
Five years ago, there was nothing hotter in enterprise software than mobile apps. Every vendor simply had to have one. That’s still true today, but mobile has matured since then, and we’ve learned a lot about design and best practices. That’s why, as we considered new feature requests for…Read blog post

How technology is improving expense report auditing

  • April 13, 2017
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  • Ethan Laub and Maggie Joy
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  • Expenses
How common is expense report fraud? According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, 85 percent of all business fraud schemes involve some form of asset misappropriation, with expense fraud making up about 14 percent of such schemes. The median…Read blog post

Mobility and configurability top list for T&E automation

  • March 30, 2017
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  • Sri Iyengar
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  • Expenses
About a year ago, Paystream Advisors released its first ever Travel and Expense Navigatorreport comparing travel and expense management software. That was a big deal, because up until the past few years, there weren’t enough mature solutions on the market to compare. Now there are, and organizations that are using…Read blog post