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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!

 

Building a risk-intelligent culture

Every company faces certain risks to their business, and every company has a culture around how they address them. While official responsibility for managing risk rests with executive leadership, and in large companies, a dedicated risk management function, the company’s risk culture often forms unintentionally, based on how these people…Read blog post

Business spend management and beyond: Coupa Inspire 2018

  • May 16, 2018
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  • Coupa
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Last week, we completed our biggest and best Coupa Inspire yet, convening more than 1,800 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco for three days of learning, networking, and sharing best practices. Thank you to all of you who joined us, bringing the enthusiasm, energy, and ideas that made it a great…Read blog post

Show me the money (or at least tell me where it’s being spent)

Today, we kick off Inspire ’18, a gathering of more than 2,000 finance and procurement leaders from around the world to be part of the largest business spend management (BSM) conference in North America. And as mentioned last week, we will be sharing the results of a survey by The Economist…Read blog post

Opportunity knocks, but procurement must skill up to answer, Deloitte CPO Survey finds

Earlier this year, Deloitte released its Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2018. This marks the seventh anniversary of Deloitte’s CPO survey, which this year collected input on a wide range of themes and challenges from 504 procurement leaders representing 39 countries with combined annual revenues of $5.5 trillion. Ryan…Read blog post

Is Finance ready to reap the benefits of BSM?

  • May 01, 2018
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • Coupa
Pause if you will for just a moment and think about the spend management environment a dozen years ago. The iPhone had not yet been invented. Amazon’s e-commerce juggernaut was just beginning to go into hyperdrive. The word “google” had recently been added to the dictionaryas a transitive verb, and the…Read blog post