• Spend management, which is the management of the business process that encompasses everything from sourcing goods and services, to setting up...
    Coupa
    Read time: 10 mins
    Different Types of Data
  • What will business travel look like in 2017? We’re not going to see people riding around in personal drones—yet—but it’s starting...
    Sunny Manivannan
    Sunny Manivannan
    Vice President, Product Marketing

    Sunny Manivannan leads a team of talented product marketers covering all aspects of product marketing across the globe, including product positioning and messaging, pricing & packaging, competitive intelligence, analyst relations, product launches, category and company evangelism, industries marketing, and more.

    Read time: 9 mins
    Person using device on a plane.
  • In my last post, I wrote about three relatively obvious ideas for trimming unnecessary travel spending that are easy to implement...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 8 mins
    Piggy Bank in a Suitcase
  • New expense management tools are helping companies gain control over their travel spending. With cloud technology providing greater visibility into how...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 11 mins
    A Guy Next to Five Stars
  • For many companies, travel and entertainment expenses typically account for 10-12% of their annual budget, making it a critical spend category...
    Read time: 15 mins
    Dodging the pitfalls of pre-trip approval
  • You know that 50-page Travel & Expense Policy that you used as a doorstop back in the '90s? Almost nobody read...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 10 mins
    How automation is bringing T&E policies to life
  • In the paper-based world, the fraction of business travelers who were so inclined had many opportunities to profit illegitimately through various...
    Donna Wilczek
    Donna Wilczek
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Coupa Software

    She is an executive sponsor of the Coupa Executive Advisory Board and an inventor with multiple software patents.

    Read time: 11 mins
    Businessman pocketing lots of cash.
  • Is your company serious enough about managing travel and expenses? According to most sources, T&E spending accounts for roughly 10-12 percent...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Maps applications with travel and booking information for hotels.
  • For a young company, letting people book their own travel and report their expenses on Excel spreadsheets works just fine. Until...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 9 mins
    Map of the world with airplane travel routes.
  • Integrating procurement and accounts payable under one leader accountable for all of an organization’s spending is an idea whose time has...
    Jack Miles
    Jack Miles

    Jack is an advisor known for his experience developing and executing business strategies and his ability to deliver operational excellence in functions which typically under perform in most companies. He has lead procurement teams in both the public and private sector and is a member of Coupa's Visionary Council.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Stick Figures Walking, One is Red
  • Open booking, the practice of business travelers booking all or parts of their trips outside of their company’s approved channels, has...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 19 mins
    Making frenemies with open booking, the new megatrend in corporate travel
  • What’s the best way to make your corporate travel management program successful? For global companies, the answer used to be selecting...
    Ethan Laub
    Ethan Laub
    Director Product Management, Mobile & Travel, Coupa Software

    Ethab Laub leads development of new products and partnerships for Coupa's mobile and expense management applications.

    Read time: 15 mins
    Business People Walking
  • The role of the CFO is morphing into an operational and strategic one, and the title may one day disappear from...
    Coupa
    Read time: 8 mins
    New skills needed as finance role expands
  • As economic conditions become more challenging, all eyes turn to treasury to better optimize cash. Chances are your suppliers are starting...
    Donna Wilczek
    Donna Wilczek
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Coupa Software

    She is an executive sponsor of the Coupa Executive Advisory Board and an inventor with multiple software patents.

    Read time: 12 mins
    Chart showing the differences between low adoption and high adoption of e-invoicing.
  • In Q4 of 2015 PayStream Advisors released its inaugural Travel and Expense Navigator, capping an exciting year in expense management. According...
    Coupa
    Read time: 8 mins
    Expense management solutions: Things are getting interesting