As the need to deliver high performing projects at a lowest cost with higher vendor profit increases, the Best Value Approach (BVA) is spreading throughout Europe. In the country of Poland, the non-profit organization, Best Value Procurement (BVP) Polska has
Monday, November 7, 2016 Technical University Delft, faculty Industrial Design engineering Dr. Dean Kashiwagi stumbles and falls over a meter from the last row seat [due to unsafe and inadequate clearance to aisle] down the stairs landing on his back
Each government prizes their procurement in equality, non-bias treatment, transparency, and competition. In Europe, their public procurement directives, as interpreted in the case-law, express three guiding principles: transparency, equal treatment, and proportionality. Abiding by these directives is extremely important for
The construction industry has had poor performance over the last decade. The following continue to be issues in the industry: Only 2.5% of construction projects globally have been defined as successful (scope, cost, and schedule). Only 30% of construction projects
Dean Kashiwagi created the Best Value Approach to procurement more than 20 years ago. It is a method which emphasizes quality and efficiency for customers. The Netherlands is one of the early adapters of the model. That is why ISS
Want to see more? Learn more about The Best Value Conference in January>> Management problems have been around since the beginning of time. Even in our day and age with advanced technology, our industries are still plagued with management issues.
With Large firms dominating the market place for certain products and services, collusion has become an increasingly dangerous problem. In the early 2000s collusion was identified in the Dutch Construction industry. As a response to these allegations the government moved
Where have all the experts gone? Despite the major improvements of technology in our day and age, experts are harder to find than ever. Procurement agents can rarely find vendors that can deliver projects on time and on budget. There