Too often, buyers look only to the vendors who are currently engaged with their company and supplement this list of RFP participants with a handful of others. One of two things may happen in such a case:
Some vendors consider themselves experts. They have experienced sales team members who specialize in preparing proposals. Other vendors may not have as much experience and so they feel that they are not well suited to respond with competitive proposals.
It then becomes critical a buyer reaches out to as many LSPs as possible, during the RFP process. Here are a few pointers:
With the ever-increasing pressure of an impending product launch date, it is quite frequent for clients and language partners to get caught up in day-to-day activities. The focus is on the deliverables, naturally. The important factors that help make a healthy client-vendor partnership get less attention.
COVID-19 has evolved into a global event impacting public health as well as the economy. We can venture into speculation about some likely outcomes.
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has been affecting the way businesses and individuals work. What does it mean for the localization industry?