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Welcome to the Era of BSM—Business Spend Management

  • March 29, 2018
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • Coupa
Business Spend Management (BSM) is a unified set of business processes, supported by software, that encompass procurement, invoice management and expense management—all the ways employees spend money—as well as the related processes of contract lifecycle management, supplier information management, inventory, advanced sourcing, budgeting, and analytics; all enriched by cross-company community…Read blog post

2018 Note to CFOs: It’s still all about the data

A couple years ago, you could hardly read a business or finance article that didn’t mention big data. That hype has died down, and the new buzzword is artificial intelligence. Sure, we’re going to see more AI applications than we have in previous years, in a relative sense. But, when…Read blog post

Expert words of encouragement for the journey to digital procurement

  • March 20, 2018
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  • Chris Bansbach, Kristin Ruehle, Alison Detwiler and Tom Fahey
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  • Procurement
Digital procurement has become a competitive necessity. Without it, organizations will be hard pressed to shift to the new business models of the future.However, getting there is a multi-step process, and one that companies need to start now.   In a four-part series on The Intelligent Operations Blog, experts in…Read blog post

How to fulfill the promise of digital procurement

  • March 13, 2018
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  • Chris Bansbach, Kristin Ruehle, Alison Detwiler and Tom Fahey
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  • Procurement
What is digital procurement, and how do you get there? In a four-part series on The Intelligent Operations Blog, experts in procurement transformation and operations at our partner Accenture share their experience from helping hundreds of companies make the transition to digital procurement. We are pleased to be able share…Read blog post

How to gain advantage from digital procurement

  • March 06, 2018
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  • Chris Bansbach, Kristin Ruehle, Alison Detwiler and Tom Fahey
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  • Procurement
What does digital transformation mean in the context of procurement? In a four-part series on The Intelligent Operations Blog, experts in procurement transformation and operations at our partner Accenture share their vision of what the digital procurement function of the future will look like, and how companies can prepare for…Read blog post