Elections are not surveys, but that hasn’t stopped some organizations from using survey tools to try to save a buck and get away with using online survey tools to do something they were never intended for, conducting elections. Not infrequently the consequences of taking such a gamble result in disaster which could have been easily avoided.
Communications departments frequently perceive anything website related, with the exception of publishing content, as being the purview of the Information Technology (IT) department. But should they?
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are used by organizations to do as their name implies, and request a proposal from a vendor for goods or services. They have their role in the purchasing decision, but on overreliance on them can actually be costly to an organization.