Telling Suppliers Your Project Budget

There seems to be an unwritten rule that says you should never share your project budget with a market research supplier. It probably derives from a concern that letting suppliers know your budget is an invitation for them to take advantage of you. You will end up with three bids all on or near your […]

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Implications for ASCO’s cancer drug scorecard

A recent article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, presented at the 2015 ASCO conference, has put forward a “scorecard” for judging oncology medications to be used by physicians and patients. This scorecard was put together by an ASCO task force and is the culmination of over 8 years of work. The task force’s objective […]

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The Four-Month Black Hole

Last week, I called a client who serves of CEO of a publicly traded company to discuss a study we had recently completed.  With study results and models in hand, he was in the process of negotiating a major acquisition.  He stressed how helpful our work was in guiding him to a “win-win” posture. When […]

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