5 Reasons Government Contractors Seek PROPRICER Alternatives

Are you evaluating options for proposal software? Taking the time to articulate your business objectives and what problems you are trying solve can help you define how an estimate software tool can simplify life for proposal teams and improve the quality of cost estimate data. Do you need a single point solution for proposal pricing, or do you need something that supports the entire proposal development process? A credible cost estimate requires verifiable source data and supporting narrative information that discusses the assumptions, logic, methodology, and calculations used to develop the basis of estimate. Working with numerous clients over the last 10 years, we are often replacing PROPRICER with our proposal software, BOEMax. Here are the top five reasons these clients have switched to BOEMax or chose BOEMax over PROPRICER.

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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 cost estimate software 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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DCMA’s Data Driven EVMS Compliance Process

  Why the Right Tools Can Make a Difference DCMA recently published an update to their set of test metrics they use for their Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliance process.  DCMA is now using the term “DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM)” instead of referring to them as the Earned Value Analysis System (EVAS).  

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DCMA’s Earned Value Analysis System (EVAS)

DCMA has recently updated their test metrics and are referring to them as the DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM) instead of EVAS. See our blog, DCMA’s Data Driven EVMS Compliance Process.

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3 Ways to Improve Schedule and Cost Data Integration

One of the challenges we often help our clients with is improving their schedule and cost data integration.  Why is this data integration so important?  The schedule system and cost system have different, specific roles they play in planning and managing a project.  You need both to do this effectively. 

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Government Contract Software: Two Must-Have Integrations for 2018

Today’s government contract software toolsets make it easier for contractors to win contracts and stay on track while executing them. Some solutions go above and beyond to increase efficiency and improve data accuracy. And that requires seamless integration between different commercial off the shelf (COTS) tools used for cost estimating, scheduling, and earned value management (EVM). At a recent industry conference for government contractors, we polled people with different project management roles to find out which earned value management software tool set integration functions help them the most. Although there were many to choose from, two kept rising to the top of everyone’s list.

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