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!


How procurement can build their analytics muscles

  • August 21, 2018
  • |
  • Kristin Ruehle and Alison Detwiler
  •  |
  • Procurement
More than ever, companies need actionable insights from their data to improve performance in every part of the organization. Procurement is rich with data that leading organizations are just now beginning to tap into to impact the business in ways it couldn’t before. For instance, they’re using new insights to…Read blog post

8 tips for a successful procurement transformation

What do we mean by procurement transformation, and how do you accomplish it in an organization with a multi-million dollar spend portfolio, and thousands of employees around the globe? The ultimate goal of procurement transformation today is not just savings and process optimization. Increasingly, procurement organizations are looking to…Read blog post

How procurement can become data driven: Collect more data

  • August 08, 2018
  • |
  • Kristin Ruehle and Tom Fahey
  •  |
  • Procurement
Many procurement organizations face a dilemma: They dream about an emerging future in which analytics, artificial intelligence, bots, and other technologies work in tandem to automate and accelerate work while improving procurement outcomes. But the dream ends abruptly when it becomes clear they lack the right data and enough data…Read blog post

How to prioritize your investment in digital procurement

Digital technology is changing the face of procurement as we know it. For some, that’s a scary prospect, but I believe it’s a huge opportunity for procurement to shine and to become digital rockstars. But, before you spend a dime on technology, you have to develop a digital roadmap,…Read blog post

How to think creatively about your digital procurement roadmap

It’s widely believed that digital transformation will drastically change procurement over the next few years. It’s an overwhelming prospect, but it’s a lot less overwhelming once you create a digital roadmap. In this series of posts, I’m walking you through how to do that, based on my experience leading and…Read blog post