Spotlight on a sleeping giant – Ivalua

13 Dec 2019 Posted by Pete Loughlin in The Rest

You could be forgiven for overlooking Ivalua in any P2P selection exercise. While Coupa, Ariba, Zycus and Tradeshift might have featured, Ivalua may not have bee an obvious short lister. It’s excusable – in terms of market size they’re small but in terms of reputation…

BMW Selects Coupa Business Spend Management

03 Dec 2019 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Coupa, News

Coupa has announced today that it was selected to digitally transform BMW Group’s business spend management. In the coming months, Coupa will deploy its BSM platform globally across BMW Group to help harmonize and optimize the automaker’s purchasing processes and increase efficiency and effectiveness across…

Medius acquires Wax Digital

20 Nov 2019 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Medius, News

The news today that Medius have acquired Wax digital opens a very interesting new chapter in the P2P saga. In essence it’s a merger of two highly complimentary players: the P2 player, Wax digital and the 2P player Medius. Hardly ground breaking to have another…

Coupa Inspires

08 Nov 2019 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Coupa

I was lucky enough to attend Coupa’s conference in London this week and as usual, Inspire lived up to its name. It is in many respects a standard corporate celebration with product announcements and good news all round but there is something quite genuinely inspiring…