Tom Nagle


SEIC Methodology: Structure

Whether supplier innovation is extracted via dedicated functions, through category management or R&D is a matter of company culture

SEIC Methodology: Ideation

The process of generating ideas can include supplier days, crowd sourcing, open innovation and cross-functional brainstorming sessions, among other approaches

SEIC Methodology: Governance

Innovation is a relatively intangible deliverable and, as a result, strong governance must be in place to ensure its delivery

SEIC Methodology: Implementation

Procurement must be involved in the implementation of innovation too, playing a key role in facilitating the process of bring a new concept to production