Chris Rauen


Chris Rauen

About Chris Rauen

In his role at SAP Ariba, Chris Rauen educates procurement, finance, and shared services professionals on the business value of accounts payable automation, procure-to-pay transformation, and collaboration via business networks. Chris has addressed these topics at finance and shared services conferences, in articles for trade and business publications, and in blogs for online communities. Chris has more than 15 years of experience in e-payables, and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

How Electronic Invoicing Can – And Should – Really Work

27-Aug-2018 | Chris Rauen

If an electronic invoicing system meets the needs of accounts payable but operates in isolation from the rest of the enterprise, how much value does it add? Plenty — if you’re doing business in

procurement, procure-to-pay, infrastructure

Consumer Buying For Business? Beware The Back End

2-Jul-2018 | Chris Rauen

In the world of e-commerce, the ease with which consumers make purchases is spreading to the workplace. That can be a good thing, or a disaster. That’s because buying for business is not at all l

The Corporate Lottery Ticket Waiting To Be Cashed

18-Jan-2018 | Chris Rauen

Would you cash in a winning lottery ticket that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars? That’s a silly question, but for many corporate finance departments, the equivalent of a winning lo