Business Information Solutions for the Construction Industry
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BDS is a construction specific solution using COMMENCE®. From tracking opportunities, proposal development for construction services firms to tracking specifications and buyout for materials manufacturers, BDS supports your entire work acquisition success whether you are a Contractor, A/E Firm, Manufacturer/Distributor, or a Sub/Vendor. BDS is a proven tool for managing all aspects of Business Development. Not only does it help you track your opportunities, it also increases the effectiveness and productivity of your people who manage your customer relationships.
BDS 8.5 - Key Features
Project Management - Manage Projects and Processes
Project Management requires a carefully planned and organized effort to accomplish a specific effort. Project Management includes developing and communicating a project plan, which includes defining project goals and objectives, specifying tasks or how goals will be achieved, what resources are need, and associating budgets and time-lines for completion. It also includes implementing the project plan, along with careful controls to stay on the "critical path", that is, to ensure the plan is being managed according to plan. Project Management usually follows major phases, including Pre-Planning, Planning, Pre-Bid, and Bidding & Proposal, through Completion.
Software Dimensions with BDS can provide successful Project Management through proper planning, organization of tasks and the establishment of priorities and deadlines. In order to effectively manage and track projects from concept to conclusion, project managers need immediate access to key information to ensure the project remains on track and within budget. BDS helps project managers to oversee and execute each phase of a project by enabling efficient management of time, resources and project cost. Status reporting provides a vehicle for tracking project hours, employee productivity and communication with team members to ensure the project stays on course.
Contact Management - Build Customer Relationships
BDS Contact module will organize your daily business activities easier than ever before and save you time doing it. By having organized information at your fingertips you can establish better relationships with your customers and prospects. Through the synchronization process, BDS Contact Management allows you to share your data with others. The BDS Contact Management module is designed to increase employee productivity by enabling them to capture, track, manage and share all client specific or prospect specific information. The information is then stored in a single unified database where is it immediately accessible to all authorized employees without having to move from system to system. This results in your company’s ability to significantly improve the process of marketing, selling and servicing your customers.
Marketing - Create & Manage Project and Personnel Resumes
Easily create and showcase project brochures and personnel resumes using data already stored within your BDS. This functionality allows you to pull the information you need and want when submitting for a job or showcasing specific projects on your company website.
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