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Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

coupa procurement  Software Leader or Challenger? Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

AribaLIVE 2012: What Was Jolly Good (and What Could Improve) - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed the positive impressions from my attendance of the AribaLIVE 2012 user event. Still, while it might appear that Ariba is firing on all cylinders, as is typically the case, Ariba is not all things to all people and no company is without issues. Thus this post will discuss some challenges and related rooms for improvement. To date, Ariba has been

coupa procurement  On the other hand, Coupa and Proactis can be limited on scalability and the ability to handle multi-business unit deployments. Spend analysis –  given that Spend Radar , Zycus , BravoSolution , and Rosslyn Analytics tout more ease in data import handling, implementation, and use. To be fair, Ariba is the only solution that offers market and supplier data enrichment as an integral part of the solution along with an assigned country based project manager. The Ariba Spend Visibility provides quality and Read More

Coupa Expands Supplier Network via Alibaba.com


Coupa, a provider finance cloud solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com, the leader in cross-border wholesale trade. Read about the benefits of Coupa's supplier network expansion.

coupa procurement  Alibaba.com At its recent Coupa INSPIRE 2014 conference, Coupa Software announced a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com , a leading platform for cross-border wholesale trade serving millions of buyers and suppliers around the globe. Through Alibaba.com, small businesses can sell their products to companies in other countries and source merchandise from abroad.   On the other hand, Coupa is a bullish provider of user-friendly cloud applications for finance, including sourcing, procurement, expense Read More

An Insider’s View of Spend Management Software Vendor Coupa


We recently had the opportunity to extend our coverage of spend management software vendor Coupa with insider information from Coupa’s own top brass. Our questions and Coupa executives’ answers are as follows:TEC: We have already heard about your winning value prop, but what is typically the reason that you lose to your competitors? Coupa: Pricing is the typical reason we lose to

coupa procurement  advisory firm, at the Coupa INSPIRE 2013 conference. Through the alliance, KPMG will help clients drive sustainable improvements to capture the full value of the implementations of Coupa’s suite. KPMG works with clients to help them make procurement a source of value and innovation through better spend management, productivity gains, and improved internal controls. KPMG International’s member firms have 152,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 156 countries.   Product and Read More

IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

coupa procurement  sector.) IBM partners with Coupa for spend management with a handful of customers; could Coupa be a future acquisition? How Strategic Sourcing and Smart Commerce are Serving IBM With all of IBM’s focus on marketing and thought leadership, one cannot help but wonder if execution—which means more than being in a constant state of restructuring—is getting lost in the shuffle. IBM itself pointed to execution issues in its latest quarterly call. Among all of the points made by IBM’s Mark Loughridge Read More

With Commerce One, Your Reach May Be The Same As Your Grasp


Commerce One has announced a broad range of initiatives aimed at extending its E-procurement solutions and technology across the supply chain. The company announced that this completes its procurement offerings; what will it do next?

coupa procurement  Commerce One, Your Reach May Be The Same As Your Grasp Event Summary Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC) has announced a wide-ranging collection of partnerships and offerings whose net effect is to place the company in a central position in the industrial supply chain. The purpose of the newly announced Commerce One MarketSite Portal is to add capabilities for procurement of Direct Materials and Mission-Critical Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MCMRO) materials for the company''s current offerings. In this Read More

IT Services E-Procurement


E-procurement is not just for goods and material. The market now offers IT services e-procurement solutions that open access to service sources and seek to optimize the service chain. What are these solutions and how do they work?

coupa procurement  Services E-Procurement Introduction Despite retrenching in the dot.com world, analysts project business to business e-commerce to grow to a multi-trillion dollar market over the next few years. This market has driven the development of many e-procurement solutions. While most of these solutions focus on the optimization of the material supply chain, several solutions focus on the optimization of the service supply chain. Some focus specifically on optimization of the IT service supply chain. What are Read More

Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


The word 'profitability': is being bandied about as some e-procurement vendors show continued growth.

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Coupa 10 Heralds Sourcing for the Masses


Coupa Software, a provider of cloud-based spend optimization solutions for finance, recently announced the release of Coupa 10. The new release features an entirely new sourcing application designed to bring sourcing to the masses by intelligently guiding users to select the best sourcing opportunities to save money based on real-time analysis of their current spend. It further enhances the

coupa procurement  announced the  release of Coupa 10 . The new release features an entirely new sourcing application designed to bring sourcing to the masses by intelligently guiding users to select the best sourcing opportunities to save money based on real-time analysis of their current spend. It further enhances the capabilities of Coupa’s suite of organic cloud-based procurement applications with record user adoption. The key messages behind Coupa Sourcing include the following: Self-Service Sourcing (Event Read More

Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value


A major consulting firm recently unveiled an E-Procurement selection tool that helps its clients select technologies that enable their business objectives. The tool combines the consulting firm’s knowledge of various E-Procurement solutions with TEC’s decision support technologies.

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Reverse Auction Best Practices: Practical Approaches to Ensure Successful Electronic Reverse Auction Events


Procurement organizations have been running electronic reverse auctions for years. Nevertheless, the use of auctions has not yet reached full potential. We’ve all heard the objections—and every objection stems from valid concerns. However, if your goal is to conduct fair and open competition among your supply base, reverse auctions can be an effective tool for bringing transparency to sourcing.

coupa procurement  Auction Best Practices: Practical Approaches to Ensure Successful Electronic Reverse Auction Events Procurement organizations have been running electronic reverse auctions for years. Nevertheless, the use of auctions has not yet reached full potential. We’ve all heard the objections—and every objection stems from valid concerns. However, if your goal is to conduct fair and open competition among your supply base, reverse auctions can be an effective tool for bringing transparency to sourcing. Read More

Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


Electronic procurement wunderkind Ariba presents its strategy for selling to small and medium-sized businesses.

coupa procurement  Reaches Out To The Little Guy Event Summary Ariba (Nasdaq: ARBA) announced two initiatives aimed at small and mid-sized businesses at Ariba''s User Group and Advisory Council meeting on September 28. The Ariba Internet Business Exchange is an internet procurement application based on the company''s Ariba Network, which brings together vendors and services into a single purchasing portal. ORMX is a version of Ariba''s buyer-side procurement application that is designed for application service providers (A Read More

E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies, exacerbated by heightened user expectations. It is now possible to leverage all the existing infrastructure of leading platforms with a friendlier, consumer-like user interface (UI) that can be rapidly deployed with minimal cost or change management impact. Find out how.

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Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


Chemdex is a provider of business-to-business procurement for the life sciences industry. Leveraging the strength of its recent IPO, the company is expanding its abilities to integrate with other vendors and to launch new customers quickly. Recent partnerships to support these initiatives include Ariba, Concur Technologies and IBM.

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