Document Control often goes unmentioned; perhaps it’s not the most engaging subject. It is, however, without doubt, critical or you provide ‘chaos’ with a chance to reign.
I highlight a couple of aspects:-
- Incoming Documentation – Invitations to Tender can contain multiple specifications and drawings. Even in the bid phase, the client can revise and reissue documentation, what could the impact be if a team member is working to an old document?
- Reviewing the bid documentation – You’ve spent a day critiquing documents, only to find out they were out of date! Time is often a commodity in short supply before bid submission.
Not working to the documentation, could have a considerable effect on the opportunities:-
The implementation of simple systems and disciplines can swiftly mitigate document control risks.
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