How to Buy Professional Services

This information is designed to help institutional buyers of professional services to find and hire the most qualified expert firms at a fair market price.

It exposes the limitations, inaccuracies, and gross inefficiencies of the typically utilized price-based Request for Proposal (RFP) process and expands upon the fundamentals of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) offering new ways to handle pricing during the selection process as well as new methods for evaluating the qualifications - also referred to as the expertise - of a professional services firm.