How to drive supplier innovation for competitive advantage

June 26, 2014 01:00 PM BST


In today’s environment, innovation is imperative for long-term commercial success. With strong growth forecast for the immediate future, forward looking companies are more eager than ever before to reinvent themselves in order to stay ahead of the competition. In this environment and with research and development costs soaring, more companies are looking externally to their network of well-chosen partners, especially their suppliers to pursue innovative ideas that will deliver profitable and value building growth to the business.

There is growing awareness and use of this term ‘Supplier Innovation’ as part of procurements strategy. But what does this actually mean? and how does a procurement department encourage suppliers to participate?

Join our latest Executive Briefing webinar at 1pm GMT / 2pm CET on Thursday 26th June 2014 hosted by:

  • Peter Smith, UK & Europe Managing Director at Spend Matters
  • Thomas Kase, VP of Research at Spend Matters
  • Barry Ward, IBM’s Global Procurement Brand Manager
  • Erik Thornberg, VP of ZeroChaos & IBM Global Account Manager

To find out:

  1. What does Supplier Innovation really mean & why is it so important?
  2. How real life examples of Supplier Innovation have delivered value to buyers and suppliers
  3. The Supplier perspective of Innovation. The VP of ZeroChaos, one of IBM’s largest suppliers of labour services, will share how ZeroChaos delivers constant innovation and value to IBM.

Speakers:

Peter Smith

Managing Director at Spend Matters UK/Europe


Thomas Kase

VP of Research at Spend Matters


Barry Ward

IBM’s Global Procurement Brand Manager


Erik Thornberg

VP of ZeroChaos & IBM Global Account Manager


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