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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 to use automation to speed expense report approval

  • February 13, 2018
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  • Ethan Laub & Maggie Joy
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  • Expenses
Are you reimbursing employees for their expenses quickly, or is it taking weeks and weeks to get money back in their pockets? If the answer is “weeks and weeks” your expense report approval process may need some fine tuning. Fast turnaround of employee expense reports is good for everyone.…Read blog post

7 travel and expense predictions for 2018

The days when everyone dreaded dealing with expense reports are slowly but surely coming to an end, thanks to new technology. Over the past five years, there has been lots of innovation in the industry, and that’s making life better for both travelers and for the back office. There’s more…Read blog post

7 Signs that You're Ready for an Expense Management Solution

  • October 19, 2017
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  • Sunny Manivannan
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  • Expenses
This past summer, our travel and expense management product team went on a two-week road trip, visiting a dozen customers in the Southwest on what was essentially a listening tour. One of the things we wanted to hear more about was the organizational pain that drove them to buy Coupa…Read blog post

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