proposalid.com is an Australian company (ABN: 50 959 271 014) based in Sydney.
The Proposal ID system was initially created for the Sales division of Optus Business (Optus is Australia's second largest telco). After recognising the value added by the product, Optus management directed that each of their 300-odd proposal authors use the Proposal ID system to create every proposal. Since this initial release, the Proposal ID system has evolved into a world class system, unique in its functionality and technology, a more intelligent way of designing and creating company documents.
The Proposal ID system, was originally developed to help businesses win more sales through the creation of quality, consistent, formal and accurate proposals in an appropriate timeframe.
Now in it's fourth release, the product has evolved and now uses the same technology and key design principles to help other businesses create any business document more intelligently.
The Proposal ID system is a document automation system that helps B2B (business-to-business) organisations run their businesses better by using a unique set of technologies and knowledge management practices to create intelligently designed documents.
The Proposal ID system has been designed to deliver the following key benefits:
A company's business processes can be ranked against a five level maturity scale.
The Proposal ID system has been designed to assist organisations in implementing the steps to improved business process maturity.
Process is characterized as ad hoc, and occasionally even chaotic. Few processes are defined, and success depends on individual effort and heroics.
Basic business development management processes are established to track cost, schedule, and functionality. The necessary process discipline is in place to repeat earlier successes.
Process for business development activities is documented, standardized, and integrated into the organization. All activities follow an approved, tailored version of the organization's standard process.
Detailed measures of BD process and product quality are collected. Both the process and products are quantitatively understood and controlled.
Continuous business development process improvement is enabled by quantitative feedback from the process and from piloting innovative ideas and technology.
By separating each of the above elements, the Proposal ID system allows each to be maintained independently. For example, an organisation: