• At a time when businesses face growing uncertainty with spend controls and supply chain risk on the rise, there’s an increased...
    Michael van Keulen
    Michael van Keulen
    Chief Procurement Officer, Coupa

    Michael van Keulen (aka “MVK”), Coupa's Chief Procurement Officer, has been in finance and procurement for 20+ years at high growth global companies where he managed procurement transformations and digitized the procurement process, driving significant stakeholder value.  Michael is a procurement fanatic, passionate about elevating the role of procurement by applying best in class practices and enabling business spend management through the power of digitization.

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    CPO View: Why Fostering Collaboration Between IT and Procurement is Critical
  • Today’s blog post is by a guest author, Frank Treanor, founder and CEO of ProProcure. Frank leads a business with a...
    Frank Treanor
    Frank Treanor
    Founder and CEO of ProProcure
    Frank Treanor is the founder and CEO of ProProcure. Frank leads a business with a sharp focus on extending automation to the purchasing of services and other complex categories. ProProcure, a CoupaLink technology partner, is a SaaS leader helping enterprises extend the capabilities of their eProcurement investments by increasing supplier engagement and collaboration.
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    Smarter Together: Using G-Quotes to Drive Services Spend to Preferred Suppliers
  • Top procurement and supply-chain professionals know that it’s no longer enough to follow the same tired checklists of corporate procurement and...
    Daryl Hammett
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    What Supplier Diversity Means… and What it Doesn’t Mean
  • What’s the second largest spend category in your company? If your company is like most companies, the answer will be “Statements...
    Maria DeJong
    Maria DeJong
    Director, Coupa Contingent Workforce (CCW), Coupa Software

    Maria DeJong is a Coupa Contingent Workforce (CCW) Director, responsible for highlighting the differentiation and capabilities of CCW. Maria has enjoyed over 10 years in the contingent workforce management space and resides in Denver, CO.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Vendor Management Software Best Practices
  • Third-party risk management has been a complex challenge for companies of all sizes within many industries for years. The COVID-19 pandemic...
    Brian Shaw
    Brian Shaw
    Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance, Coupa Software

    Brian Shaw oversees Coupa’s Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance practice, ensuring customer success, focusing on results and striving for excellence through value as a service. He was formerly Director, Financial Services Sales for Opus Global (Hiperos and Alacra), which Coupa acquired in 2018.

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    3 Key Elements to Effective Third-Party Risk Management
  • Over the past few years, a rise in regulatory activity related to third-party and supplier risk management was already making it...
    Brian Shaw
    Brian Shaw
    Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance, Coupa Software

    Brian Shaw oversees Coupa’s Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance practice, ensuring customer success, focusing on results and striving for excellence through value as a service. He was formerly Director, Financial Services Sales for Opus Global (Hiperos and Alacra), which Coupa acquired in 2018.

    Read time: 7 mins
    EERM Survey: Businesses Unprepared to Manage Third-Party Risk During COVID-19
  • The focus: How procurement leaders can best manage their digitization journey to effectively deliver value across the organization. The event: At...
    Coupa
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    Smart Digitization in Procurement
  • Analyzing vendor data is an essential component to optimizing vendor management and maintaining the integrity of an organization’s service and product...
    Daryl Hammett
    Read time: 3 mins
    The Importance of Validating Vendor Data
  • “From a procurement process perspective, there's definitely a need – especially in times like these – to come together across boundaries...
    Coupa
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  • We recently unveiled our new series, Spendsetters: The Road to Resilience. The series explores the heroic efforts of the Business Spend...
    Coupa
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    Spendsetters: Road to Resilience
  • Every industry faces unique challenges in these uncertain times. For online retailers, ensuring customer orders are fulfilled while keeping the business...
    Coupa
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    Zalando Purse, a Scarf and a Watch
  • From: The Chairpersons of many Boards of Directors To: Procurement Everywhere – Please Step Up and Lead... It's been a long...
    Rob Bernshteyn
    Rob Bernshteyn
    CEO & Chairman, Coupa Software

    Rob Bernshteyn previously served as part of the executive management team at SuccessFactors (now part of SAP), running product marketing & management for this leader in HCM SaaS software. He also worked in product management at Siebel Systems, management consulting at McKinsey, and SAP systems integration consulting at Accenture. Bernshteyn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of New York at Albany.

    Read time: 3 mins
    Important Notice for Procurement
  • Big businesses source vendors through directory-type databases known as supplier registration portals and vendor registration portals. These portals, which among the...
    Daryl Hammett
    Read time: 4 mins
    Big Businesses use Supplier Registration Portals
  • Understanding Contract Lifecycle Management Every business has contracts. They form the foundation of any enterprise, influencing revenues, expenses, workflows and virtually...
    Mat Calabro
    Mat Calabro
    Product Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Mat Calabro specializes in Coupa's CLM and S2C solutions. He lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife and son.

    Read time: 11 mins
    What is Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)? | Coupa
  • The Hackett Group, CrossCountry Consulting, and Acquis Consulting Group are seasoned experts at helping businesses implement e-procurement and digital procure-to-pay (P2P)...
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Senior Content Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Suhas Sreedhar is a writer, journalist, and content marketer who loves telling stories about complex ideas to make them digestible. He also really enjoy storytelling through different media like articles, infographics, podcasts, videos, and interactive apps.

    Read time: 11 mins
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