• Every company faces certain risks to their business, and every company has a culture around how they address them. While official...
    Ahmad Sadeddin
    Ahmad Sadeddin
    Director of Product Management, Coupa Software

    Director of Product Management, Coupa Software Ahmad has launched new products, scaled existing products, and helped turned around struggling ones. In addition, he has worked on a couple of acquisition technology integrations.

    Read time: 10 mins
    Building a risk-intelligent culture
  • Earlier this year, Deloitte released its Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2018. This marks the seventh anniversary of Deloitte’s CPO survey...
    Coupa
    Read time: 18 mins
    Percentages of Business Strategies for Procurement Leaders
  • eProcurement platforms drive a process and are the foundation for digital procurement, but a technology platform alone does not a digital...
    Tom Fahey
    Tom Fahey
    Business and Technology Innovation Principal Director, Accenture

    Tom is responsible for developing and driving the technology enablement vision for the Procurement BPS business. He leads a global team responsible for strategy development, innovation, technology delivery, and IT service management.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Procurement professional using graph.
  • As a small business owner you may wonder how to win business by doing business with big companies. You have heard...
    Daryl Hammett
    Read time: 4 mins
    What is Competitive Bidding?
  • You would think that in the age of the internet, companies would have no trouble finding suppliers for just about anything...
    Vincent Toesca
    Vincent Toesca
    Vice President, Product Management, Coupa Software

    Vincent Tosca is a product executive and technology enthusiast with entrepreneurial experience at startups and SaaS companies. His interests include the cloud, DevOps, IoT, and fintech. His specialties include product management & strategy, product marketing, agile, SaaS, cloud, DevOps, and analytics.

    Read time: 9 mins
    Supplier Insights Data
  • Bots are gaining adoption for front end business process such as customer service. Finance organizations are also looking at bots as...
    Kristin Reuhle
    Kristin Reuhle
    Managing Director, Procurement Business Process Services, Accenture

    Kristin Reuhle focuses on the efficiencies gained by digitizing procurement processes and harnessing the power of cloud-based solutions.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Deploy Bots Effectively to Optimize Procurement
  • The rest of the world has been buying online for a long time now, and with Congressional permission, our government agencies...
    Andy Malay
    Andy Malay
    Regional Vice President, Public Sector, Coupa Software

    Andy is responsible for the sales and implementation of Coupa Software's Business Spend Management Cloud Solutions to the Federal, State, Local, Higher Education, and Healthcare marketplaces.

    Read time: 8 mins
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  • Your internal purchase order process faces tough competition from the phone or internet and a credit card. When an employee needs...
    Pam McClure
    Pam McClure
    Senior Solutions Architect, Coupa Software

    Pam McClure has over six years of experience helping companies of all sizes implement Coupa. When she's not doing that, she loves to ride horses.

    Read time: 12 mins
    Benchmarking Process Efficiency in Business Spend Management Data
  • Digital procurement has become a competitive necessity. Without it, organizations will be hard pressed to shift to the new business models...
    Chris Banschbach
    Chris Banschbach
    Managing Director, Accenture

    Chris is Chief Product Officer and head of Strategy for Accenture Interactive's managed service business. He has responsibility for business strategy and architecture, leading inorganic growth (V&A), and setting the vision for the services & technology roadmap.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Image of a procurement professional with cash in hand and a clock.
  • What is digital procurement, and how do you get there? In a four-part series on The Intelligent Operations Blog, experts in...
    Chris Banschbach
    Chris Banschbach
    Managing Director, Accenture

    Chris is Chief Product Officer and head of Strategy for Accenture Interactive's managed service business. He has responsibility for business strategy and architecture, leading inorganic growth (V&A), and setting the vision for the services & technology roadmap.

    Read time: 15 mins
    How to Fulfill the Promise of Digital Procurement
  • What does digital transformation mean in the context of procurement? In a four-part series on The Intelligent Operations Blog, experts in...
    Chris Banschbach
    Chris Banschbach
    Managing Director, Accenture

    Chris is Chief Product Officer and head of Strategy for Accenture Interactive's managed service business. He has responsibility for business strategy and architecture, leading inorganic growth (V&A), and setting the vision for the services & technology roadmap.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Digital Procurement
  • Digital transformation is a phrase that’s been bandied a about a lot lately, but what does it mean in the context...
    Chris Banschbach
    Chris Banschbach
    Managing Director, Accenture

    Chris is Chief Product Officer and head of Strategy for Accenture Interactive's managed service business. He has responsibility for business strategy and architecture, leading inorganic growth (V&A), and setting the vision for the services & technology roadmap.

    Read time: 8 mins
    Transform Procurement by Ease of Use
  • Far from the clamor in the press about tax cuts and the Russia investigation, The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for...
    Andy Malay
    Andy Malay
    Regional Vice President, Public Sector, Coupa Software

    Andy is responsible for the sales and implementation of Coupa Software's Business Spend Management Cloud Solutions to the Federal, State, Local, Higher Education, and Healthcare marketplaces.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Man Looking at Two Computer Screens
  • In a smaller business, procurement tends to be informal and transactional. There’s probably someone in operations, or an admin, whose job...
    Sean Park
    Sean Park
    Group Practice Lead, Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, Acquis Consulting Group, an accredited Coupa implementation partner

    Sean Park's mission is to provide clients with strategy, organization design, process and implementation support.

    Read time: 14 mins
    Two Businessmen Reviewing Data
  • When you're a small company, in the hierarchy of risks, vendor risk is near the bottom. As a mid-market company, there’s...
    Ahmad Sadeddin
    Ahmad Sadeddin
    Director of Product Management, Coupa Software

    Director of Product Management, Coupa Software Ahmad has launched new products, scaled existing products, and helped turned around struggling ones. In addition, he has worked on a couple of acquisition technology integrations.

    Read time: 11 mins
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