• Some times it seems the more things change the more they stay the same. This week we shared articles about things...
    Coupa
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    The Coupa Top 5: Constants and change in cloud and procurement
  • E-sourcing is a must for the modern sourcing professional, but sometimes it falls by the wayside due to the press of...
    Andy Chiang
    Andy Chiang
    Director, Product Management, Coupa Software

    Andy is the product manager for Coupa Invoicing and Coupa Sourcing. Prior to Coupa, Andy worked in strategic sourcing and supply chain at Gap Inc. When not at work, he enjoys sourcing honey from his home apiary.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • We’re about 15 years into cloud computing now, and one thing that’s become clear is that even with the proliferation of...
    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: 6 mins
    A diagram illustrating the cloud.
  • Sequential invoice processing—paying invoices in the order they come in--is the default practice for many Accounts Payable organizations. But is it...
    Donna Wilczek
    Donna Wilczek
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Coupa Software

    She is an executive sponsor of the Coupa Executive Advisory Board and an inventor with multiple software patents.

    Read time: 11 mins
    Man Rolled in an Invoice Ball
  • In yesterday’s post, I explained why it’s become a competitive imperative for companies to get smarter about sourcing contingent labor. Today...
    Jack Miles
    Jack Miles

    Jack is an advisor known for his experience developing and executing business strategies and his ability to deliver operational excellence in functions which typically under perform in most companies. He has lead procurement teams in both the public and private sector and is a member of Coupa's Visionary Council.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • The market for temporary and contingent labor is growing dramatically year-over-year -- roughly 7-10%, depending on what segments you look at...
    Jack Miles
    Jack Miles

    Jack is an advisor known for his experience developing and executing business strategies and his ability to deliver operational excellence in functions which typically under perform in most companies. He has lead procurement teams in both the public and private sector and is a member of Coupa's Visionary Council.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Person using magnifying glass searching for contingent labor.
  • When was the last time you ran a sourcing event? If the answer could be expressed in years, you should know...
    Andy Chiang
    Andy Chiang
    Director, Product Management, Coupa Software

    Andy is the product manager for Coupa Invoicing and Coupa Sourcing. Prior to Coupa, Andy worked in strategic sourcing and supply chain at Gap Inc. When not at work, he enjoys sourcing honey from his home apiary.

    Read time: 7 mins
    Sourcing Event
  • The Cloud has greatly accelerated many activities associated with deploying enterprise software: innovation, integration, and the implementation process. Along with this...
    Alex Kleiner
    Alex Kleiner
    General Manager, EMEA, Coupa Software

    Kleiner has a recognised background in the procurement technology space, previously managing Global Alliances and UKI / Benelux Sales at Hubwoo after spending two years at SAP (UK).

    Read time: 9 mins
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  • Every buyer knows the cost of doing business with a supplier is much more than simply the unit price of the...
    Nick Chaplin
    Nick Chaplin
    Manager, Professional Services, Coupa Software, United Kingdom

    Nick has a long history of implementing and managing support processes within Software as a Service businesses.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Auto-Matched Invoices Donut Chart.
  • The name Albert Einstein is synonymous with genius. The German born theoretical physicist and philosopher of science published more than 300...
    Kira Bernshteyn
    Kira Bernshteyn
    Social Media Strategist, Coupa Software

    Kira is a regular contributor to many publications on enterprise software and founded and launched Simple Essence Media.

    Read time: 6 mins
  • One of the major trends in technology today that most sparks my imagination is the Internet of Things (IoT). The premise...
    Darayush Mistry
    Darayush Mistry
    Vice President Product Marketing, Coupa Software

    Darayush is responsible for driving product, release and partner marketing with impactful go-to-market plans, working closely with Product Management, Sales & Marketing and Customer Success. Prior to Coupa, he was the Senior Direct of Product Management as Salesforce.

    Read time: 7 mins
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  • Is Silicon Valley in another tech bubble? Some say yes, some say no, but it seems more and more people lately...
    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: 11 mins
  • The September announcement that Concur's formalRob Bernshteyn company sale process has culminated in them finding a home at SAP sent ripples...
    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: 7 mins
  • Through Coupa's cloud platform, we track hundreds of metrics to both continually improve our platform and help our customers be successful...
    Ravi Thakur
    Ravi Thakur
    Senior Vice President, Business Acceleration, Coupa Software

    Ravi Thakur has more than 20 years of experience in Enterprise software, holding executive level positions from support, development, professional services, operations, pre-sales, and more.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Percentage of POs Sent Via CXML and EDI
  • Advances in technology are making the world smaller and easier to navigate. How will these changes impact the way companies approach...
    Coupa
    Read time: 4 mins