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!

 

Coupa Benchmark: Invoice OK-to-pay times

Through Coupa's cloud platform, we track hundreds of metrics to both continually improve our platform and help our customers be successful.    The annual  Coupa Benchmark is designed to help companies by publishing data on key finance and procurement performance indicators. The Benchmark includes metrics about ten critical areas we…Read blog post

5 communication tips for procurement initiative success

How do you get widespread adoption of your spend management initiative? It's critical to have an easy to use tool, but you also have to communicate. You have to let people know what you're doing and why you're doing it. It helps to take a page from marketing best…Read blog post

SaaS best practices: What to do when the customer isn't always right

A couple of months ago, our CEO, Rob Bernshteyn wrote an article titled The One Question Not to Ask Your Startup SaaS Vendor.  That question is, “how much individual attention will I get?” Rob’s point was that while attention is important, the core value proposition from SaaS is…Read blog post

TOWARD A BETTER DEFINITION OF "SPEND UNDER MANAGEMENT"

In the 2014 CPO Rising Report from Ardent Partners, the analyst firm announces a bold, year-long initiative to work toward an industry-standard definition of “spend under management.” In the final segment of our interview series with Andrew Bartolini, lead analyst at Ardent, we asked him, why now? Bartolini believes…Read blog post

Coupa Benchmark: Number of approvers per requisition

Through the Coupa cloud platform, we track hundreds of metrics to help us continually improve our platform and help our customers be successful.    The annual Coupa Benchmark is designed companies by sharing data on some of these key finance and procurement performance indicators. The Benchmark includes metrics about ten critical areas…Read blog post