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2016 Software Trends: The Evolution of Enterprise Software

  • 2016 Software Trends: The Evolution of Enterprise Software-

    Continued Emphasis on Spend Optimization

    We’ve seen seven years of economic expansion and loose monetary policy, but the recession of 2009 hasn’t entirely disappeared from the rear view mirror. Global terrorism is on the rise, as is global warming. Some are predicting continued expansion; others dire collapse. Coupa is predicting that those companies that remain careful in their spending in 2016 will be in a better position to weather any economic turmoil should that come to pass. 

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2016 Software Trends: The Evolution of Enterprise Software

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    Continued Emphasis on Spend Optimization

    We’ve seen seven years of economic expansion and loose monetary policy, but the recession of 2009 hasn’t entirely disappeared from the rear view mirror. Global terrorism is on the rise, as is global warming. Some are predicting continued expansion; others dire collapse. Coupa is predicting that those companies that remain careful in their spending in 2016 will be in a better position to weather any economic turmoil should that come to pass. 

No one knows how 2016 will play out, but it’s quite clear that companies that focus on creating value; on maximizing resources, people and time; on pushing the boundaries of innovation; and on using data to run their business smarter will have the agility and flexibility to manage through whatever will come.

This is an exciting time to be in enterprise software. With the cloud and software as a service, we have a new chance to get it right. Buyers are increasingly interested in considering cloud options, and dozens of exciting new companies are reaching scale and giving incumbent vendors a run for their money. In this slideshow, Rob Bernshteyn, CEO, Coupa, has identified six enterprise software trends he expects to see in 2016.