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Episode 143  |  36:40 min

The Need for Innovation in Procurement

Episode 143  |  36:40 min  |  07.06.2020

The Need for Innovation in Procurement

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This is a podcast episode titled, The Need for Innovation in Procurement. The summary for this episode is: <p>Dr. Elouise Epstein is a digital futurist and dot-connector in the world of procurement. She believes if you’re going to bring a new procurement operating model into this new world—and operate in the 21st century—it’s all got to start with digital. Dr. Elouise focuses specifically on digital excellence in procurement and supply chain. She’s a proponent of understanding emerging innovation in digital technologies. She has over 20 years of experience designing digital procurement and supply chain strategies for fortune 500 companies. Listen for a fascinating conversation directed towards those ready for a continuous shift into the future. </p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li>[2:27] Dr. Elouise Epstein specializes in digital procurement transformation</li> <li>[5:00] It’s not about what’s happening, it’s about <em>what you do next</em></li> <li>[7:37] Where innovation in procurement is happening </li> <li>[12:36] The opportunities being taken advantage of</li> <li>[17:37] The positive disruption through the process of collaboration</li> <li>[21:05] Have large companies lost the ability to innovate? </li> <li>[25:48] Whoever can deliver innovation in procurement will win</li> <li>[28:08] Why it’s time to embrace the shift towards digitalization</li> <li>[31:23] How to connect with Dr. Elouise Epstein</li> </ul> <h2>Resources & People Mentioned</h2> <ul> <li><a href="https://procurementfoundry.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Procurement Foundry</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-cadieux-4a0123/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mike Cadieux</a></li> <li><a href="https://getsupplyhive.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">SupplyHive</a></li> <li><a href="https://tealbook.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">tealbook</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect with Dr. Elouise Epstein</h2> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/drelouise/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Connect on LinkedIn</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.kearney.com/elouise-epstein" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Elouise on Kearney</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect With Mark</h2> <ul> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> <li>Connect with Mark <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Connect on Instagram: <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> </ul> <p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</strong></a></p>

Dr. Elouise Epstein is a digital futurist and dot-connector in the world of procurement. She believes if you’re going to bring a new procurement operating model into this new world—and operate in the 21st century—it’s all got to start with digital. Dr. Elouise focuses specifically on digital excellence in procurement and supply chain. She’s a proponent of understanding emerging innovation in digital technologies. She has over 20 years of experience designing digital procurement and supply chain strategies for fortune 500 companies. Listen for a fascinating conversation directed towards those ready for a continuous shift into the future. 

Outline of This Episode

  • [2:27] Dr. Elouise Epstein specializes in digital procurement transformation
  • [5:00] It’s not about what’s happening, it’s about what you do next
  • [7:37] Where innovation in procurement is happening 
  • [12:36] The opportunities being taken advantage of
  • [17:37] The positive disruption through the process of collaboration
  • [21:05] Have large companies lost the ability to innovate? 
  • [25:48] Whoever can deliver innovation in procurement will win
  • [28:08] Why it’s time to embrace the shift towards digitalization
  • [31:23] How to connect with Dr. Elouise Epstein

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Dr. Elouise Epstein

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