Sending out a tender without reviewing it is just asking for trouble. It may have errors and typos that make it look unprofessional or it may contain promises that you really did not mean to make, costing you a bundle.
All of your tendering preparatory work will be wasted if the written response is not up to scratch. It needs to be; Clear, Concise, Correct, Complete and Consistent. . The important thing to remember is that your tender response is being reviewed by a person. The easier you can make it for them to...
Writing a tender can consume a large amount of time and money. To ensure these resources are not wasted, your tendering process should contain the option for a bid / no bid decision. The decision to bid needs to be based on a realistic and carefully weighed assessment of the opportunity, its...
Tender writing is a team sport. Staff development is vital to ensuring the long-term success of your organisation. Building your team takes time and requires a lot of thought.
A suggested sequence of steps a business should take to help it decide what opportunities to tender for.
Planning is the key to your tendering success. If done properly, it can make your process more efficient, make you less likely to miss critical requirements and help you create a professional response that will give the client a feeling of confidence in your company.
Planning ahead for tenders is critical. This hub looks at the importance of not waiting for release of the request for tender before developing and implementing your business strategies.
This hub looks at writing a tender response in terms of the the three key drivers for project management; quality, budget and schedule.
Listening is one of the most important communication skills we need to develop. It requires concentration and discipline and is greatly appreciated by the speaker.
Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) is a structured approach used to ensure that a given system is available for use. ILS plays a major part throughout the life of the system; this includes the design phase, development, operation and eventually disposal
A brief description of my tour of the National Museum of the Royal Navy, including HMS Victory and the Mary Rose.
This hub describes the Hereford Mappa Mundi housed in the Hereford Cathedral in the United Kingdom
This hub provides an explanation of why your GPS soetimes tells you you are somewhere where you know you are not.
This hub is a reiview of the John Wayne - John Ford classic western - She wore a yellow ribbon
The Ramage novels are fiction based on historical events. They are set during the Napoleonic Wars and describe the hardships faced by the Royal Navy. They follow the exploits of Nicholas Ramage throughout his career.
What effect does new technology have on writings skills? Are the modern communication tools causing our language to decay or are we overreacting. It turns out it is probably no more of a problem that when smoke-signals, semaphore and the telegraph were first introduced. You decide for yourself.
4000 years ago, the Greeks understood that the Earth was round. Their early work in determining its size and shape created the branch of science known as Geodesy
S1000D is an international specification that aids a project store, share and manage its technical data.
This poem is for all the parents who have had to sit up late on Christmas Eve putting "things" together for their kids. Parents should get honorary Engineering Degrees. If you can follow some of those assembly instructions, you can put anything together
A Geographic Information System (GIS) allows businesses to store their corporate knowledge and information in a manner that allows them re-use and share it. It allows rapid and effective analysis needed for decision making.