"Dean Kashiwagi served in the United State Air Force (1978-1992) . He started his scientific career at Arizona State University in 1992. His ideas are widely spread, also in Europe. Kashiwagi developed a philosophy and procurement model for the delivery of services. With the Best Value-model (see insert) parties have more entrepreneurial space to demonstrate their expertise. Best Value helps clients to select the best supplier utilizing the expertise of the supplier who creates transparency to show the quality."