Fred Dupont

2019-06-07
My goals

Attracting Innovation from Suppliers: The People Motivation Factor

Attracting Innovation from Suppliers: The People Motivation Factor I had planned to write an article next on factors that help companies attract innovation from suppliers. I […]
2019-05-06
design thinking

Procurement goes design thinking

Procurement goes design thinking   I have been teaching Design Thinking to buyers as part of my innovation class for a few years now. I always […]
2019-04-10
Innovation: cracking the code of stakeholder collaboration!

Innovation: cracking the code of stakeholder collaboration!

Innovation: cracking the code of stakeholder collaboration! by Hervé Legenvre, PhD EIPM    Why innovation requires close relationships with stakeholders? To contribute to innovation, as procurement […]
2019-03-26
Searching and Selecting an Innovation Partner

Searching and Selecting an Innovation Partner

Searching and Selecting an Innovation Partner by Hervé Legenvre, PhD EIPM Buyers are keen to contribute to innovation these days. As this takes them outside of […]
2019-03-14
structuring-innovation-activities-in-purchasing

Four Ways of Structuring Innovation Activities in Purchasing

Four Ways of Structuring Innovation Activities in Purchasing by Hervé Legenvre, PhD EIPM I am increasingly asked about the impact of innovation procurement of Purchasing organisation […]
2019-03-06
Complexity is a blessing for Purchasing

Complexity is a blessing for Purchasing

Complexity is a blessing for Purchasing by Hervé Legenvre, PhD EIPM    Last December, the EIPM annual conference was held on the theme of Complexity. One […]