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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!


Meet Watsiri, your new personal advisor

In his recent blog post - “No User Interface”, Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn introduces the idea of intelligent applications that understand our behavior, perform work on our behalf, and even make intelligent suggestions.  He uses the example of how a next-generation smart business expense application will auto-populate business expense…Read blog post

Expert enough: How to rock category management

What makes a great category manager? It’s not necessarily category expertise. Few category managers have the luxury of managing a single category they can know in such minute detail that they are experts. Most manage multiple categories, maybe related but usually not. The best category managers are those that…Read blog post

Procurement strategy: If it ain’t broke, don’t wait until it is

  • September 17, 2015
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  • Tyler Chamberlain
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  • Procurement
The common wisdom is that when a company gets to between 700-900 people, that’s the right time to start working on getting spend under management. When I started as Global Head of Spend Management at Coupa in January, the company had just 300 employees. When I told colleagues and…Read blog post

Office? What office? The cloud lets companies re-think traditional office space

There still exists the assumption across some businesses that for a company to succeed, it must have physical offices throughout a region. Whilst this may have once been the case, this is no longer true. Businesses can easily spend more than £15,000 per month to rent an office that…Read blog post

New generation of networks advance trust, buyer-supplier collaboration

  • August 20, 2015
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  • Adam Alphin
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  • Coupa
In the last 15 years there has been much digital ink spilled on how best to enable suppliers on the leading source-to-pay platforms. Here’s why: it was hard.  With the first wave of solutions, providers charged suppliers to participate. To be fair, in a pre-Google world, supplier networks offered some…Read blog post

Meet the Bloggers

  • Jake Adger

  • Donna Wilczek

  • Tony Darugar

  • Sanket Naik

  • Amit Duvedi

  • J.R. Robertson

  • Gabe Perez

  • Martijn Hemelrijk

  • Alex Kleiner

  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

  • Nick Chaplin

  • Andy Chiang

  • Jon Goss

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