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From the cleaners cupboard to 'Dragon's Den'

Published 5th December, 2016 by Neil Nixon

From the cleaners cupboard to 'Dragon's Den'

NIC Services Group has launched a brand new initiative - 'NIC Innovate'. This new scheme is offering a 'Dragon's Den' style opportunity to any supplier who believes they can offer a product or service to enhance the following criteria:

• To improve quality standards for NIC customers.
• To improve efficiency in NIC's cost to operate model.
• To improve profit margins.

The pilot Innovation Day took place on Wednesday 16 November at NIC's central support office in Leeds. Prospective suppliers were asked to apply with a very brief business case on how their product/ services can meet the above key points. They were then offered a 20 minute slot to meet the key stakeholders of the business to discuss their offering further.

NIC group chairman, John Spencer, said: “We are very much looking for ideas that are outside the box. In a very competitive market we need our supply base to be cutting edge and original in their thinking. Industry experience is not vital, great products and service solutions are.”

Article links

http://www.nicgroup.co.uk/innovation