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A few years ago someone tried to get me to buy solar panels for our house in Arizona. One of my main filtering tools was to ask for past successes to prove the company’s expertise. I was interested in past...

A few weeks ago, I asked BVA visionaries and supporters to send me any questions that they had about the Best Value Approach. The response was tremendous! We received questions from clients, vendors, contractors, researchers, and educators. Since everyone took...

Dr. Dean wants to hear from you! Starting this Fall, Dr. Dean and the Best Value team will be writing a weekly article about issues that you face in the workplace. Please tell us what topics you would be interested...

People can be categorized in one or two ways – observant or non-observant. According to Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, it is non-observant people that cause risk and inefficiency in an organization by not looking at their surroundings to understand what they...

Dr. Dean and Jacob had a wonderful week in October visiting the Netherlands.  An “A” certification day was spent with 5 BVA experts to update them on the latest developments of the BVA and have them certified by reviewing their...

We are very excited for the fall and 2019 BVA certification/education in Tempe AZ [Jan 15-19, 2019].  As always, the conference will bring a new book focused on the latest improvements.  Performance Based Studies Research Group (PBSRG) PBSRG.com has been moved from...

The Best Value Conference will be held from Jan 14-18th, 2019. Professionals from all over the world converge to experience a unique education from the best in the industry. The conference is the international headquarters for experts looking to cut...

The BVA research has been very active in the first quarter of 2018.  Using the CIB W117 Journal of “The Advancement of Performance Information and Value” and posting it to the “Research Gate” open platform, the effort to get the...

Hosted by the City of    Over the past 25 years, The Best Value Approach (BVA) has been tested on 2000+ projects worth 6.6B in services with a 98% success rate in 7 different countries and 33 states. Dr. Dean has concentrated...