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!


Procurement strategy: If it ain’t broke, don’t wait until it is

  • September 17, 2015
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  • Tyler Chamberlain
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  • Procurement
The common wisdom is that when a company gets to between 700-900 people, that’s the right time to start working on getting spend under management. When I started as Global Head of Spend Management at Coupa in January, the company had just 300 employees. When I told colleagues and…Read blog post

Office? What office? The cloud lets companies re-think traditional office space

There still exists the assumption across some businesses that for a company to succeed, it must have physical offices throughout a region. Whilst this may have once been the case, this is no longer true. Businesses can easily spend more than £15,000 per month to rent an office that…Read blog post

New generation of networks advance trust, buyer-supplier collaboration

  • August 20, 2015
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  • Adam Alphin
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  • Coupa
In the last 15 years there has been much digital ink spilled on how best to enable suppliers on the leading source-to-pay platforms. Here’s why: it was hard.  With the first wave of solutions, providers charged suppliers to participate. To be fair, in a pre-Google world, supplier networks offered some…Read blog post

Beyond buying: Automating the transactional to become strategic

One of our favorite parts of Coupa Inspire are the expert panels. There’s nothing we love more than getting smart people together to talk shop. If you missed Inspire, you can read excerpts of the analyst panel and the CIO panel on our blog.   Today we’re talking with Dawn Tiura as…Read blog post

Analysts: Procurement measuring savings today, value tomorrow

We were fortunate to have four analysts join Coupa’s Gabe Perez for a panel discussion at Inspire last month: Jason Busch Managing Director of Azul Partners and publisher of Spend Matters; Bob Solomon, CEO at Software Platform Consulting; Christopher Sawchuk, Principal and Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader at The…Read blog post

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  • Amit Duvedi

  • J.R. Robertson

  • Gabe Perez

  • Alex Kleiner

  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

  • Nick Chaplin

  • Andy Chiang

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