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!

We know that comparing our spend performance to others in our industry offers substantial value. When we compare our company’s performance to reliable industry benchmarks, we can both identify savings opportunities and improve our efficiencies across source-to-contract, procure-to-pay, and expense management processes.  The challenge with business spend benchmarking...…Read blog post
What’s the typical fraudster thinking? If somebody asked you to describe a typical fraudster, what would you say? How would you define a fraudulent act in your workplace – is it stealing money, compromising legal documentation, trying to claim expenses that aren’t allowed? Fraud is a very real issue for…Read blog post
Earlier this month, we made a really exciting announcement: The acquisition of the leader in Contract Lifecycle Management, Exari. We warmly welcome our new colleagues from Exari and together we will continue to work hard every day to ensure our customers’ success. It’s worth taking some time to explain…Read blog post
Just 8 years ago, we were under the heavy shadow of the global financial crisis. The unemployment rate soared, nearing 10% in places like the US and the UK. Today, it hovers around 4%, historically low territory.   But as labor markets tighten, economists, particularly in the UK, have…Read blog post
Operational efficiency is a commonly used business term that means different things within different industries. In the healthcare industry, for the past three decades, it’s mostly meant digitizing patient records and getting ERP systems in place in order to improve patient care. Improving patient care will always be an…Read blog post