On February 23rd, 2017 the 4th Transnational Project Meeting of the PERFECT team took place at the University of Twente. The results of Intellectual Output 2 (case study interviews for insights by practice), status updates of ongoing activities and organisational project management topics were discussed. The development of the questionnaire for the survey which represents the 3rd main work package of the project was in focus.
On the next day, PERFECT was involved in the University of Twente Purchasing Conference in Enschede with holding a speech and a workshop. The main focus of the speech was a general introduction of the project as well as everything that has been done so far. The workshop consisted of the two aspects IO2 results and IO3 survey approach that were discussed with the participants, who were mainly practitioners representing their company at the conference. Company representatives were asked about their opinions and experience with future developments and required competences, how they deal with it, and how digitalisation is trained/implemented and what their goals are in PSM. Finally, the questionnaire was promoted and presented to receive some feedback and establish contacts for the distribution of the survey. All in all, PERFECT had a successful Multiplier Event with a lot of participants and interesting conversations.