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Unleashing the power of the PO for payments

  • November 13, 2018
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  • Adam Alphin and Rajiv Ramachandran
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  • Finance & AP
In the consumer world, paying for a purchase is simple. You select what you want to buy, hand over the money to the seller, get a receipt for your records (or these days maybe not) and you’re done. In business though, payment is at the tail end of a…Read blog post

The biggest problem in B2B payments isn’t payment. It’s the data

The global economy has a big problem with late business payments. Payment time now averages 66 days globally, a ten percent increase since 2008. Individual companies may feel the pain most, but delayed payments have a far-reaching negative economic impact. At a time when consumers have more and faster ways…Read blog post

Renowned journalist Robert Peston to speak at Inspire’18 in London

  • November 01, 2018
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  • Coupa
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  • Coupa
Leading British business and finance journalist Robert Peston is never short on opinions. Last year, he published WTF?, a book that explores the emergence of deeply divisive political issues, including Britain’s vote to leave the EU and the election of Trump to US presidency, and where we can go from…Read blog post

Education leader Pearson succeeds with Coupa for BSM

  • October 24, 2018
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  • Coupa
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  • Coupa
Pearson Education is a FTSE 100 company, specializing in learning services and products. Through online and printed content, standard assessments, and curriculum design, Pearson helps over 75 million peopleadvance their education each year. The organization is committed to empowering every learner at every stage of life to achieve better opportunities…Read blog post

Robotic Process Automation: Less than meets the eye

A couple of years ago, I went to a conference on accounts payable automation, and I saw something I hadn’t seen before: A lot of booths touting robots, robots, robots. I thought, wow, how cool is this? Will my next new colleague in AP be C3PO in a green eyeshade?…Read blog post