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Coupa Inspire '14 Day Two Recap and Wrap

  • April 17, 2014
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Our six a.m. fun runners weren't looking quite as chipper, and our morning yogis were fewer on day two of Coupa Inspire '14, perhaps due to previous night's inspiring celebration. A fabulous breakfast got them revived and ready for the day's presentations. Coupa VP of Product Management Raja…Read blog post

Coupa Inspire '14 Day One Recap

  • April 16, 2014
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Coupa Inspire opened last night at the Marriot Marquis, with a welcome reception that was a feast for the eye and palate. Coupa employees and partners welcomed customers and prospects with an evening of networking and socializing that set the tone for the event. There was lots of opportunity for…Read blog post

The spend optimization revolution will not be televised . . . But it will be live-streamed!

  • April 14, 2014
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We’re fired up and ready for Coupa Inspire in San Francisco this week. We begin Tuesday, with three fast-paced days of fun, networking, new product announcements, and of course lots of ideas and inspiration for improving your business. We’re thrilled to report that this year’s event, our second annual,…Read blog post

To win sales, go where competitors fear to tread: Security

Incidents like the recent Target credit card data breach heighten awareness of the need for better security, but they don’t really drive change. Awareness is usually short-lived (anyone remember the T. J. Maxx security breach of 2007?) and everyone goes back to business as usual unless there is…Read blog post

CPO Rising: Emergence, convergence and the new normal

The new CPO Rising report for 2014 is here, and it’s chock full of insights from 270 procurement professionals that will be of interest to anyone involved in the procure-to-pay process.   We spoke about this year’s findings with report author Andrew Bartolini,Managing Partner and Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners, and Publisher…Read blog post