• “People thought supply chains were like electricity: they just run! True. Until the power runs out. And the power did run...
    Stephanie Buck
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    What’s Inspiring Supply Chain Leaders Now
  • New regulations are coming online around the globe, and they will soon impact supply chains across every sector. While organizations have...
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Director of Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa Software

    Ahmad Jiwani is Director of Product & Segment Marketing at Coupa Software, where he’s responsible for go-to-market activities related to Coupa Supply Chain Design & Planning. Prior to Coupa, Ahmad held positions at Workday, SAP, Microsoft, and other leading tech companies. Ahmad completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at the University of Waterloo.

    Read time: 4 mins
    How to Prepare for Emerging Supply Chain Regulations
  • Supply chain leaders continue to get increased exposure to C-level executives and Board members. This is due to the outstanding performance...
    Ryan Purcell
    Ryan Purcell
    Sr. Director, Engagement Management - Supply Chain, Coupa

    Ryan is a Supply Chain leader with 14+ years of experience at the intersection of global public health, supply chains, sustainability and technology.

    He has consulted on supply chain design in over 30 countries across six continents and myriad industries including customers in the commercial and public sectors, as well as the US Department of Defense. In the public health domain, he has advised the WHO, The Global Fund, World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, amongst other international organizations on programs ranging from HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning, Malaria Prevention, and COVID-19 vaccination. Ryan completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Industrial & Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and is an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador.

    Read time: 4 mins
    3 Things Keeping Supply Chain Leaders Up at Night
  • As organizations work at making their supply chains more resilient, developing optionality without losing a focus on profitability is critical. At...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    VP of Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software

    Dr. Madhav Durbha is the Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy Coupa Software, where his team helps customers and prospects solve various supply chain challenges. Prior to Coupa, Dr. Durbha held positions at LLamasoft, Kinaxis, JDA Software and i2 Technologies, Inc. With more than 20 years in the supply chain industry, Dr. Durbha has broad experience in strategy & process consulting, supply chain software, program management, software application development & deployment, machine learning and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras.

    Read time: 3 mins
    How Supply Chain and Procurement Can Align to Balance Profit and Purpose
  • The Top 5 Reasons Supply Chain Leaders Should Attend Coupa Inspire 2022 The past two years have been relentlessly challenging for...
    Coupa
    Read time: 6 mins
    Supply Chain Leaders Top 5 Reasons For Attending Inspire 2022
  • While we hoped the supply chain disruptions of the past couple of years would wane in 2022, many challenges remain. It’s...
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Director of Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa Software

    Ahmad Jiwani is Director of Product & Segment Marketing at Coupa Software, where he’s responsible for go-to-market activities related to Coupa Supply Chain Design & Planning. Prior to Coupa, Ahmad held positions at Workday, SAP, Microsoft, and other leading tech companies. Ahmad completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at the University of Waterloo.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Future-Proofing Supply Chains for 2022 and Beyond
  • Originally Published December 8, 2021 – Updated February 7, 2022. Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., a global manufacturer headquartered in Paris, France...
    Ryan Purcell
    Ryan Purcell
    Sr. Director, Engagement Management - Supply Chain, Coupa

    Ryan is a Supply Chain leader with 14+ years of experience at the intersection of global public health, supply chains, sustainability and technology.

    He has consulted on supply chain design in over 30 countries across six continents and myriad industries including customers in the commercial and public sectors, as well as the US Department of Defense. In the public health domain, he has advised the WHO, The Global Fund, World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, amongst other international organizations on programs ranging from HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning, Malaria Prevention, and COVID-19 vaccination. Ryan completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Industrial & Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and is an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Saint-Gobain Optimizes Supply Chain Transport to Help Reach Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050
  • How has COVID-19 affected supply chains? Supply chains have taken center stage today in the business world. In fact, the inflationary...
    Nari Viswanathan
    Read time: 7 mins
    Minimize Risk in the Supply Chain: An Urgent Call to Business Leaders
  • Inventory optimization is more essential than ever — even as managing inventory is at a crossroads. On the one hand, customers...
    Coupa
    Read time: 4 mins
    Why Inventory Optimization Matters for Your Supply Chain
  • Being demand driven and focusing on demand forecast accuracy is a key tenet of supply chain success. However, one mistake that...
    Nari Viswanathan
    Read time: 3 mins
    Build Resilience in Supply Chains by Modeling Multiple Demand Futures
  • As governments worldwide raise the bar for sustainability and CO2 emissions reductions, organizations have to prepare for significant changes in their...
    Ryan Purcell
    Ryan Purcell
    Sr. Director, Engagement Management - Supply Chain, Coupa

    Ryan is a Supply Chain leader with 14+ years of experience at the intersection of global public health, supply chains, sustainability and technology.

    He has consulted on supply chain design in over 30 countries across six continents and myriad industries including customers in the commercial and public sectors, as well as the US Department of Defense. In the public health domain, he has advised the WHO, The Global Fund, World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, amongst other international organizations on programs ranging from HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning, Malaria Prevention, and COVID-19 vaccination. Ryan completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Industrial & Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and is an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Global Regulatory Changes: Shifting to Green Supply Chains
  • Supply chain disruptions continue to be on the rise. As organizations strive to reduce costs while increasing speed, the process of...
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Director of Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa Software

    Ahmad Jiwani is Director of Product & Segment Marketing at Coupa Software, where he’s responsible for go-to-market activities related to Coupa Supply Chain Design & Planning. Prior to Coupa, Ahmad held positions at Workday, SAP, Microsoft, and other leading tech companies. Ahmad completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at the University of Waterloo.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Optimizing Supply Chain & Sourcing in Times of Disruption
  • In today’s world — where 56% of organizations say they experienced at least moderate disruption to their supply chains from the...
    Coupa
    Read time: 5 mins
    The Power of the Digital Supply Chain: Breaking Things Down
  • At a panel discussion and webinar on supply chain resiliency, Coupa and The Hackett Group discussed how companies could use a...
    Matt Tichon & Dave Hagen
    Matt Tichon & Dave Hagen

    Matt Tichon is the Vice President of Industry Strategy at Coupa, where he serves as a thought leader for the Digital Supply Chain Twin, advanced analytics, and applied AI. With a long history of leading supply chain transformations, he leverages his 25 years of experience in executive and senior-level supply chain roles spanning consulting, technology, manufacturing, and distribution — and is one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2021's Pros to Know.

    Dave Hagen is Director, Strategy & Business Transformation at The Hackett Group. He is a seasoned Supply Chain and Technology leader bringing more than 20 years of experience driving success in consumer-facing organizations. With depth throughout the end-to-end supply chain, Dave is particularly passionate about creating client value in the areas of Supply Chain Strategy, Network Optimization, and IBP design and implementation.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Supply Chain Design Planning: Modeling Risk vs Reward
  • According to one recent study1, people are generating approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data every single day. By the end...
    Coupa
    Read time: 7 mins
    Using supply chain analytics for long-term success