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A Guide to Design Innovation Procurement

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This guide has been written to help anyone who needs to engage an external design consultancy for an innovation project, where specifics solutions are not pre-determined at the start. The 25-page guide has advice and best practices on procuring design services for design innovation projects. It will help you to:

Section 1. Understand design innovation procurement methods

  • Outline of typical design activities
  • Deliverables you can expect
  • Different procurement methods

Section 2: Specify design innovation briefs

  • Key principles of good design briefs
  • Key components of a good design brief

Section 3: Select the right partners

  • Materials needed to assess partners
  • Key assessment points to consider

To benefit from this procurement guide, it is best that you have a basic understanding of design thinking tools. If you need a primer, IDEO has some resources available.

Learn how to procure design innovation here

A Guide to Design Innovation Procurement

This guide has been written to help anyone who needs to engage an external design consultancy for an innovation project, where specifics solutions are not pre-determined at the start.

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Singapore’s highest honour for designers and designs across all disciplines
Singapore Design Week
One of Asia’s premier design festivals that champions design thought leadership
National Design Centre