Tender Development

The production of a compliant tender response involves clear vision and a project management mindset. These articles explore best practice and how to avoid tender development pitfalls.

Tender Development: Learning from the past

Each time we complete a tender submission at Tender Success we spend countless hours "chewing the cud" about what went well and what could have gone better. Hindsight is a wonderful tool – but only if it's used.

Tentative about Tendering

Why not take a different approach? If you consider tendering an opportunity to 'raise the bar' or 'lift your game' the benefits may improve your business performance, let alone your win rate.

6 Lessons We Learned This Financial Year Part 2

Learning from life's lessons is a course you never graduate from. Looking back at a packed financial year, what gems did Tender Success uncover along the way?

6 Lessons We Learned This Financial Year: Part 1

Learning from life's lessons is a course you never graduate from. Looking back at a packed financial year, what gems did Tender Success uncover along the way?

The Role of Templates in Tender Responses and Proposals

Templates are invaluable tools. They can gather and sort information, assist data analysis and streamline content collection. But can they be used to showcase your offer?

Ten Ways to Lose Your Next Tender: Part 2

In Part 1, we saw how late submissions, non-compliance, poor writing, a lack of empathy and missing the point are all fast-tracks to tender failures. Here are five more.

Ten Ways to Lose Your Next Tender: Part 1

It was novelist James Joyce who said: "Mistakes are the portals of discovery". So what can be learned from losing a tender? Here are some discoveries from 25 years in the business. And, how to avoid the pitfalls.

Project Management is the key to a successful tender response

Project Management is a tool; not a vocation! A tender response is the perfect example of a project; the discipline of project management is a vital tool for a successful Tender response.