User Training Videos
This showcase contains a series of training videos on the features and capabilities of the PennBid Program. They are geared towards existing Users who post and manage bids and solicitations. Due to extensive capabilities of the system, not all features or options are covered. For assistance, email PennBid.
Setting Up A Basic Bid
This is a pre-recorded webinar that covers the steps associated with posting a basic bid within PennBid.
New Project Review
This video guides Users through the process of reviewing a newly created project within PennBid and finalizing it prior to going live.
Answering Bidder Questions
This video tutorial covers the steps associated with answering questions from vendors/bidders within your solicitation.
Uploading Documents & Issuing Addenda
This video tutorial covers the steps associated with uploading addenda documents into your solicitation and notifying Bidders.
Bid Forms (Part 1) Setting Up A Basic Bid Form
This video tutorial covers the steps associated with setting up basic bid forms within PennBid, and is geared towards those who post and manage bids.
Bid Forms (Part 2) Item Groups & Reordering
This video covers the purpose and function of Item Groups, as well as the steps associated with reordering line items within your bid forms.
Opening Bids, Tabulating & Displaying Results
This video tutorial covers the basic steps associated with opening bids, tabulating, and displaying the results, and is geared towards those who post and manage bids.
Bid Forms (Part 3) Importing Bid Form Files
This video details the steps associated with populating bid forms by importing data with bid form templates. This video is geared towards those who post and manage bids.
Bid Forms (Part 4) Editing Your Bid Forms
This video covers the steps associated with various approaches to editing data within your bid forms. This video is geared towards those who post and manage bids.
Steps For Awarding Bids
This video tutorial covers the steps associated with awarding bids, and is geared towards those who post and manage bids.
This video tutorial showcases some of the new reporting features found within PennBid. This is a new offering that we feel will be of great benefit to our Users.
Accessing Bid Bonds
This video tutorial is aimed at helping posting agencies access the Bid Bonds bidders have submitted with their bids.
Tiered User Access
Tiered User Group Access allows access to multiple groups within a common organization who has multiple departments, services disciplines or physical locations.
Procurement Best Practices (Pre-Recorded Webinar)
Procurement best practices to create conditions that attract a greater number of qualified bidders, and promote competitive pricing.
Tiered User Group Access (Pre-Recorded Webinar)
This is a pre-recorded webinar covering two very powerful features within the PennBid Program – Tiered User Group Access, and Reports.
Bid Form Import Files (Pre-Recorded Webinar)
Using bid form import files and templates can save a significant amount of time when setting up your project vs. using the single line entry method.
Powerful Analytics Using Project Estimates (Pre-Recorded Webinar)
This pre-recorded webinar covers several powerful analytic tools that can be leveraged using the project estimates within the Bid Form – Pricing.