• Does your organization have non-zero requisition approval limits? Have you ever worried about employees trying to circumvent these limits by splitting...
    Prathmesh Shelar
    Prathmesh Shelar
    Data Scientist, Coupa’s AI-Center of Excellence

    Prathmesh Shelar is a Data Scientist at Coupa’s AI-Center of Excellence. He joined Coupa as a fresher in 2020 after completing his graduation in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Managing Purchase Requisitions with Spend Guard
  • Coupa’s Business Spend Management (BSM) platform is built on the foundation of a large and growing community. Our cloud-native platform uses...
    Jake Adger
    Jake Adger
    Director of Product Marketing, Coupa Software

    Jake is a Product Marketing leader with extensive software experience including product strategy, customer needs, requirements, positioning, collateral, technical marketing, pricing, and field enablement.

    Read time: 3 mins
    3 Ways Community Intelligence Helps Digitize Supplier Relationships
  • Long into the struggles of the pandemic, CIOs are focusing on critically important areas spanning shadow IT, analytics, and automation. At...
    Eric Tan
    Eric Tan
    Vice President of Business Services & IT, Coupa Software

    Eric Tan oversees Coupa’s global business technology with responsibility for the internal deployment of Coupa's Business Spend Management products. Prior to Coupa, Mr. Tan served in leadership roles at PwC and EY.

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    CIOs Discuss 3 Post-Pandemic IT Spending Trends
  • At Coupa, one of our three core values is “Ensuring Customer Success.” To us, this means that we have to go...
    Ankit Narang
    Ankit Narang
    Data Science Manager at Coupa’s AI-Centre of Excellence

    Ankit Narang is a Data Science Manager at Coupa’s AI-Centre of Excellence. He has worked on a wide range of AI problems spanning from Fraud Detection, Graph Analytics to Text classification and Similarity learning. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

    Read time: 3 mins
    Moving Expenses to Procurement with Procurable Insights
  • We know filing expense reports can be tedious, especially if you have to manually enter data from receipts. If you travel...
    Syed Zakiuddin & Shoan Jain
    Syed Zakiuddin & Shoan Jain

    Syed Zakiuddin is a Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. He joined Coupa after completing his Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

    Shoan Jain is a Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. She joined Coupa through acquisition of Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud. She holds a Masters degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Automating Receipt Digitization with AI
  • The Coupa App Marketplace offers hundreds of verified, certified apps designed to integrate with customers' existing Coupa deployments. Behind the scenes...
    Avijit Mukherji
    Avijit Mukherji
    Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting, Coupa Software

    Avijit Mukherji is Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting. He is passionate about Technology, Business Spend Management and making customers and partners successful.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Top 7 Reasons to Build a CoupaLink Certified Business App
  • There is a hidden danger you need to watch out for when bringing new artificial intelligence (AI)–powered algorithms to an organization...
    Michael Watson
    Michael Watson
    VP of Artificial Intelligence, Coupa

    Mike Watson heads the AI COE at Coupa, he has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and 20+ years of experience leading global supply chain business teams. Mike co-founded Opex Analytics and grew the company to success in the AI market prior to integrating with LLamasoft and now Coupa.  He is also an adjunct professor at two masters programs at Northwestern University and the co-author of two books (Managerial Analytics and Supply Chain Network Design).

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    AI-Powered Savings for Your Business: Don’t Delay!
  • Take a look at some sample entries for merchants in our expenses database: "uber trip tnla7 help.u" "uber us jan30 abtod"...
    Shoan Jain
    Shoan Jain
    Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence

    Shoan Jain is a Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. She joined Coupa through acquisition of Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud. She holds a Masters degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

    Read time: 4 mins
    merchant normalization
  • Gone are the days of monolithic, on-premises enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions tasked with managing, maintaining, and monitoring all business spend...
    Avijit Mukherji
    Avijit Mukherji
    Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting, Coupa Software

    Avijit Mukherji is Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting. He is passionate about Technology, Business Spend Management and making customers and partners successful.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Welcome to the World of BSM Apps!
  • The popular media and some celebrity commentators give the impression that artificial intelligence (AI) is perfect or that the goal is...
    Michael Watson
    Michael Watson
    VP of Artificial Intelligence, Coupa

    Mike Watson heads the AI COE at Coupa, he has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and 20+ years of experience leading global supply chain business teams. Mike co-founded Opex Analytics and grew the company to success in the AI market prior to integrating with LLamasoft and now Coupa.  He is also an adjunct professor at two masters programs at Northwestern University and the co-author of two books (Managerial Analytics and Supply Chain Network Design).

    Read time: 6 mins
    AI for Business: Understanding AI, Precision, and Recall
  • How companies spend money and who they spend it with matters more than ever. Enterprises face increasingly complex and evolving requirements...
    Coupa
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    Unleashing the Power of the BSM Ecosystem
  • Applications of artificial intelligence (AI) at Coupa permeate across the platform. As with everything else in Coupa, AI has been thoughtfully...
    Kiran Ratnapu
    Kiran Ratnapu
    Director, Data Science, Coupa Software

    Kiran Ratnapu, as Director, Data Science leads AI initiatives at Coupa’s AI COE where his team explores and builds AI products using the vast community data. He founded Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud prior to being acquired by Coupa. Kiran has over 20 years of experience in applying AI in multiple domains including Computational Genomics, Online Advertising, Finance & Business Spend Management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Finding Duplicate Invoices In-Flight with AI
  • Adventures of 3 CIOs that have built a pure SaaS tech stack The global pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for many...
    Travis Hodge, Peter Truman, & Eric Tan
    Travis Hodge, Peter Truman, & Eric Tan

    Peter Truman — Director, Global Technical Solutions Consulting, Coupa Software; and former CIO, Wilko (a $2B British-owned retail chain store)
    Travis Hodge — CIO, Llamasoft (a Coupa Company)
    Eric Tan — SVP, Technology, Coupa Software

    Read time: 8 mins
    Supplier Risk Management and Vendor Risk Management 100% in the Cloud
  • Since I last wrote about Coupa’s Business Spend Index (BSI) there have been significant changes in the U.S. economy and the...
    Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
    Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
    VP, Business Value Engineering, Coupa Software

    Jeff Collins is a customer-focused value engineering professional with more than 22 years of experience working with companies across industries to discover and realize business performance improvement and competitive advantage through strategic investment. He is a passionate advocate for partnering with customers to uncover high value opportunities to leverage technology and enterprise software, especially Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, and Cloud.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Re-engineering Coupa's Business Spend Index
  • Non-employees now account for over 40% of the average company’s total workforce. That percentage is even higher in financial services, insurance...
    Steve Knapp
    Steve Knapp
    Vice President, Global Sales | Coupa Contingent Workforce

    Steve Knapp has spent over 16 years in the contingent workforce management industry in roles ranging from professional services to management consulting to sales. He has spoken at dozens of industry conferences, published numerous thought leadership pieces and consulted to hundreds of Global 1000 organizations over the years. At Coupa he leads our Contingent Workforce team which looks to raise the bar of the CW industry and transform how external workforce is managed.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Why CIOs Should Care About Your Organization’s Contingent Workforce Program