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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!

 

Procurement best practices: Open the supplier floodgates

Here is a procurement best practice that sounds counterintuitive at first: giving all your employees access to all the suppliers you’ve done business with in the last 18 months. This goes against one of procurement's textbook strategies for optimizing spend, which is limiting the number of suppliers that can…Read blog post

Salesforce, Silicon Valley Bank CIOs weigh in on the future of IT

How often do you get to sit down and hear what's on the Chief Information Officer’s mind? In one of our most popular sessions at Coupa Inspire 2014, 800 attendees got to sit down with five CIOs to get a reality check on on Cloud computing.   Ravi Thakur, Coupa’s…Read blog post

Coupa CEO: Riding the Forrester eProcurement wave today, back to work tomorrow

  • May 23, 2014
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
The  Forrester Wave™: eProcurement Q2 2014 report is out, and Coupa got a great report card. Compared against 10 other enterprise software companies, we got top marks for our current product, our strategy and our market presence, earning a nice big circle in the uppermost right hand corner of the…Read blog post

The art of scaling up while avoiding anarchy

How do you scale a high-growth startup? It’s a challenge to maintain the agility, energy and engagement of an early stage company while adding the processes and structure needed in a larger organization. In my opinion, scaling is an art, not a science, with challenges unique to every…Read blog post

CIOs to procurement, finance: Partnership is key to Cloud computing success

How often do you get to sit down and hear what’s on the Chief Information Officer’s mind? At Coupa Inspire last month, about 800 of us got to sit down with leading CIOs for a wide-ranging conversation.   In this excerpt from that discussion, Ravi Thakur, Coupa’s VP Customer Success and Service…Read blog post