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3D-Printed Aircraft Engine - Is your Procurement as agile?

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3D-Printed Aircraft Engine - Is your Procurement as agile?

This week GE released this great GIF of its 1,300-horsepower advanced turboprop (ATP) engine in which more than one-third of the components have been built through additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. The company is showing off its creation in real life at this week's big air show in Oshkosh, WI. In other words hardware development is getting more and more agile, is your procurement as agile?

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Success Story POCathon@CSS Insurance - A Participative Evaluation in just 3 days

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Success Story POCathon@CSS Insurance - A Participative Evaluation in just 3 days

If you're wondering how a big room evaluation day (Step 3 of 4 in lean-agile procurement)  could look like read this awesome interview with Konrad and Dominik about their custom implementation at CSS Insurance called "POCathon". CSS is one of the largest health insurers in Switzerland. For there complex evaluation of a software service provider they've invited 4 providers and put them all together in one room for 3 days. At the end of these 3 days they were able to decide with whom of the service provider they will continue agile delivery at the next day!

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