• Inscrutable networks of banks and reference banks for processing cross-border payments stand in the way of treasurers achieving efficiency and transparency...
    Karsten Kiefer
    Karsten Kiefer

    As a Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for any payments topics at BELLIN. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, supported payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Coupa hit many milestones in 2018, not the least of which was hiring our first Chief Procurement Officer, Dina Ghobrial. Born...
    Coupa
    Read time: 16 mins
    Making Automation Sing – What Coupa CPO Dina Ghobrial Says is the Secret to Success as a Procurement & Transformation Leader
  • Using liquidity most efficiently is in every company’s best interest. Ways to pool liquidity that help companies optimize liquidity planning and...
    Anja Biehler
    Anja Biehler

    Anja has a PhD in German Philology and trained in a business communications agency before gaining valuable creative and marketing experience in a number of advertising agencies. For five years, she was in charge of the communications department of a renowned, private financial service provider. Her last position before joining BELLIN’s Global Marketing & Communications team in November 2014 was with Freiburg University where Anja was responsible for the marketing efforts of the EXIST business start-up program.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • What’s the best way for a company to take on digital transformation? If you had asked me that two years ago...
    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.

    Read time: 10 mins
    Becoming an IT Leader: An Insider’s Guide to Digital Transformation
  • During a recession, revenue is anything but guaranteed. So, in order to stay profitable, companies usually focus inward on reducing costs...
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Senior Content Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Suhas Sreedhar is a writer, journalist, and content marketer who loves telling stories about complex ideas to make them digestible. He also really enjoy storytelling through different media like articles, infographics, podcasts, videos, and interactive apps.

    Read time: 8 mins
    Stock broker between a charging bull and charging bear.
  • Cash management is every company’s bread and butter. Considerably fewer companies make use of netting, despite its many advantages for cash...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 5 mins
    The Role of Netting in Cash Management - Image
  • Faster than you can say “e-procurement,” 2018 has gone by in the blink of an eye. It’s been a year of...
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Suhas Sreedhar
    Senior Content Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Suhas Sreedhar is a writer, journalist, and content marketer who loves telling stories about complex ideas to make them digestible. He also really enjoy storytelling through different media like articles, infographics, podcasts, videos, and interactive apps.

    Read time: 7 mins
    Man Jumping From 2018 to 2019
  • For the past 20 years, I have been a passionate evangelist for e-invoicing, which may seem like an odd thing to...
    Markus Hornburg
    Markus Hornburg
    VP, Global Product Compliance, Coupa

    Markus Hornburg has more than 20 years' experience in Business Process Design, Change Management, Product Management and Business Consulting. Prior to Coupa, he held positions in compliance at Tungsten Corporation and SAP.

    Read time: 10 mins
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  • As organizations move to adopt leading technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality, the question arises as to...
    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: 12 mins
    A Light Bulb Inside a Cloud
  • Multi-national corporations and companies who garner high transaction volumes are familiar with some of the pitfalls that arise when attempting to...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 11 mins
    An Immersive Guide to Global Reconciliation - Image
  • In several articles, we have recently been looking at the theory behind netting. This guest article by Andreas Schwarz, Director Group...
    Andreas Schwarz
    Andreas Schwarz

    Andreas Schwarz is Director Group Treasury at Logwin AG. He has over 20 years’ experience working for global companies, resulting in an impressive know-how in treasury, accounting and banking. His responsibilities at Logwin include cash and FX management, the payment factoring, funding, netting and reporting. In 2006, Andreas Schwarz introduced the group-wide treasury management system tm5.

    Read time: 6 mins
    A Netting Story - Image
  • In a company where fewer than 50 customers account for billions of dollars in revenue each year, relationships are everything. Just...
    Coupa
    Read time: 6 mins
    Auto Manufacturer Employee Reading Data on a Tablet
  • Supplier payment terms are extending to historic lengths—an average of 66 days globally—wreaking havoc on supply chains as even well-established businesses...
    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: 10 mins
    Man Turning on a Faucet with a Droplet of a Dollar Sign
  • Understanding the core benefits of netting Multinational corporations are familiar with the downsides when involved with intercompany commerce. Growing transaction fees...
    Florian Kolb
    Florian Kolb

    As a Senior Treasury Consultant and Payments Specialist, Florian Kolb is in charge of a number of implementation and process consulting projects focusing on worldwide bank connectivity. He has great experience with SWIFT/H2H connections and complex global payments projects. Before joining BELLIN in June 2016, Florian worked as a consultant in accounting for an IT systems solutions provider. He studied at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (Administration and Business Academy) in Freiburg, Germany, and is a Certified SWIFT Specialist.

    Read time: 4 mins
    The Core Benefits of Netting For Corporates - Image
  • Last week, we hosted our biggest EMEA Inspire yet! Thank you to everyone who attended for an inspiring, educational, and enjoyable...
    Coupa
    Read time: 4 mins
    Image of a speaker on stage at Coupa EMEA Inspire 2018