Posts Tagged ‘Client-side Researcher’

Finding the Right Balance in RFPs

Posted by Ron SellersFriday, January 2, 2015, 7:24 am 2 Comments
RFPs that provide no flexibility for the research vendor to offer some good ideas are often unwise.  RFPs that leave everything up to the vendor are also highly problematic.  The challenge for research clients is in finding the right balance between providing too much guidance and too little.  The quality of your insights project will depend on finding this balance.
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Garbage In Garbage Out Part Deux (aka Panels Suck)

Posted by Jason AndersonThursday, September 13, 2012, 7:33 am 7 Comments
Consider: What’s the difference between a $6 respondent and a $25 respondent? Is the $25 respondent substantially better in terms of recruiting practices, data quality, and policy integrity? Or was the $25 respondent simply a $6 respondent that had been purchased from another source and marked up? And how can you tell the difference?
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