A 2022 joint Canada-U.S. study confirms Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) will benefit buyers and end-users.
How architects and engineers are hired is increasingly challenged
QBS Canada Partners with Dr. Chinowsky and Dr. Kingsley for Update of Groundbreaking 2009 QBS Study
Read – Selecting a Professional Consultant: The Recommended Best Practice
Watch a TedX talk on why we should abandon the low bid request RFP process.
Better Projects That Are More Likely to Be On Time, and On Budget A joint research study by the buyers (American Public Works Association) and the vendors (American Council of Engineering Companies) in partnership with The University of Colorado and Georgia Institute of Technology, provides great data about the benefits of QBS. You can read
Jack Brooks was the US Congressman from Texas whose advocacy for Qualifications Based Selection resulted in federal legislation known as The Brooks Act.
The low bid request for proposal process costs Canada about $5 Billion every year.