If you’re a localization buyer or a language services provider (LSP) and you’ve been around for a while, there is a good chance you’ve been pulled into a request for proposal (RFP) or two.
An RFP's strength lies in its ability to level the playing field, make explicit what is required, and find vendors who deliver. RFPs cut through the bells and whistles to get to objective truth. In theory, this works. But in practice, RFPs can be unwieldy beasts for both the procurer and the vendor […]