Digital Transformation – What You Need To Know

What is Digital Transformation? Digital Transformation (DT or DX) focuses on the adoption of digital technology to transform business services, practices and processes, ensuring that they are consistent, sustainable and profitable (and importantly, inspiring places to work!). It is an essential part of your own business development demonstrating innovation, creativity and forward thinking as well as a key element to

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Increasing Construction SME Resilience By Embracing Digital Solutions

These are without doubt challenging times for many SME businesses working in, and supporting, the construction industry. When we look back in years to come, will we also see this as the time that the sector transformed itself – taking a gigantic leap forward in adopting digital solutions? Productivity, business resilience, winning business, profitability, skills shortages, cashflow, workforce engagement and training.

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Getting Ready for the Construction Sector Revolution

The Construction Playbook, Procurement Green Paper and Pagabo’s conversations with industry disruptors about the ‘Future of Construction’ all herald change for the construction industry. Procurement changes are welcomed as an opportunity to reset and to refocus on procurement as being integral to achieving value, social value and innovation, including harnessing the skills of the dynamic SME sector. Procurement professionals ensuring

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Winning Bids in the Utilities Sector

Although we will focus on how retail utility services, gas, electricity and water, can win bids in the Public Sector, the principles of this article are relevant to all industry and commercial sectors. What is crucial to remember is that the key steps in the bidding process remain consistent. Assessing the opportunity to support the bid/no bid decision Assess what

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Employee Engagement, People Development and Team Culture in Bid Responses

Organisations must not lose sight of the fact that people are their most valuable asset. Therefore, it is of great benefit to engage an external expert to give a different perspective and a fresh pair of eyes on the human element of your business. This will enable bid responses to be robust when commenting on employee engagement, people development and

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AM Bid Achieves 81% Bid Success Rate – Now Independently Audited

We are very proud of our 80%+ success rate at AM Bid – a rate we have sustained continually since the business was established in 2016. Bidding at 80% success across multiple sectors and industries at the volume we do is no mean feat, so we wanted to ensure our success rates were provided with the credibility they deserve. As

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Transforming Public Procurement – The UK Government’s Green Paper

The Cabinet Office has recently released its Green Paper outlining proposed changes in public procurement now that we have left the EU. This is a unique opportunity to remould the public procurement process in the UK and show that we are open and ready for business post-Brexit. Certain changes have already been introduced e.g. the requirement to publish in Find

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21 Public Sector Bid Trends for 2021

2020 has been a year like no other; so what’s in store in the world of public sector bidding in 2021? What will be changing in our ‘new normal’? What steps can bidders take to ensure that they are prepared for the year ahead? We are going to set out what we consider will be the main trends to take account

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Prestigious Double for UK Bid Specialist

Prestigious Double for UK Bid Specialist Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialists, AM Bid (active across the UK and Ireland), is celebrating a prestigious double for managing director David Gray. The Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) UK has recognised David as one of the profession’s top leaders with the 2020 APMP UK Outstanding Leadership Award. He has also gained

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