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!

 

The Mechanic’s Guide to Creating a Great Place to Work

  • October 24, 2017
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • Coupa
Coupa was recently named a great place to work by the Great Place to Work organization. As the CEO, I’m both proud and humbled by this designation. It’s nice to see us acknowledged and to know that my colleagues at Coupa feel the way they do. Of course, I’m well aware…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

Why Successful Procurement Departments Leverage GPOs

  • October 12, 2017
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  • Don Darby and Samantha Peterson
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  • Procurement
If you work in procurement, you’ve likely heard of Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) – a name that quite accurately reflects how these organizations work. GPOs have been around for over 100 years, dating as far back as 1910, when hospitals in New York City pooled their spending to negotiate larger…Read blog post

Strategic sourcing: How will you award your business?

The size, scope and complexity of sourcing projects today means it can be difficult to know where to start the process. However, as is often the case in all planning, it’s best to begin with the end in mind. For buyers, this means “How will I award my business?” should…Read blog post

Why Spend Management Requires an ‘Accelerated’ Approach

  • October 05, 2017
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • Coupa
The ‘A’ in C-O-U-P-A stands for Accelerated. At Coupa, we are pursuing a vision of delivering a comprehensive spend management platform, with a foundation of openness and unparalleled user-centricity. We’ve been building toward leveraging big data and our technology to deliver prescriptive recommendations to help our customers create a competitive advantage for themselves…Read blog post