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BOEMax Tech Tips – Bi-Directional Cost and Schedule Integration with P6

One of the many challenges proposal teams face is ensuring their cost estimate and proposal schedule data are in alignment.  Bi-directional cost and schedule integration with Oracle Primavera P6 is just one of many functions built into BOEMax designed to simplify life for proposal teams.  This blog is an introduction on how this bi-directional cost and schedule integration can help proposal teams create quality proposal cost and schedule data.

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BOEMax Tech Tips – Establishing a Process Library

BOEMax was designed to help our clients create data driven cost estimates easier and faster.  The Process Library is just one of many functions built into BOEMax for this purpose.  This blog is an introduction to the Process Library and how it can help cost estimators improve the quality of their cost estimate data.

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Why Tools from a Small Software Vendor is a Better Investment

As we are working with potential clients during their selection process for proposal software or earned value management software, we often run into the misconception that tools from the large, legacy software vendors is a lower risk purchase.  They focus on the vendor’s annual revenue, conclude bigger is better, and thus equals lower risk.  

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Ground Rules for Successful Proposal Management Software Implementations

We routinely help our clients implement BOEMax, our proposal management software and EVMax, our project control software. Over the years, we have accumulated a number of lessons learned about what helps to ensure a successful software implementation. Any new software tool must align with and support the company’s process and procedures so proposal or project control teams can do their jobs more effectively.

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Still Using Excel for Your Proposal Cost Estimates?

A Better Way: Quality Proposal Cost Estimates

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5 Reasons Government Contractors Seek Propricer Alternatives

Propricer is big player in the estimating tool game, but its estimating software is not your only option—and it’s likely not your best option either. Here are five reasons today’s government contractors are seeking alternatives to Propricer’s estimating products.

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5 Ways to Fail at Writing Government Contract Proposals

“I want to submit a mediocre, error-prone, non-compliant proposal for this government contract job.” Said no one ever.  Yet, many professionals in our industry do this every day—not because they want to, but because they may not have the right tools, experience, or resources to write successful ones. If you aspire to do contractual work, learning how to write a great proposal is a must. And like anything else in life, there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. Here are five things you should never do when writing a proposal.

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