When in Proposal Land, do as the Romans did: Divide et impera.
Hidden costs are still real.
In Proposal Land, the Work is the sum of the products, services, and data that the client wants to buy. But there’s more to it than that.
Rule #3 for preventing version-control problems is this: Pass version control clearly. Don’t just say what you did with the file; don’t just say where the file is. Say what you did, where it is, and who now has version control.
Rule #2 for preventing version-control problems: Have clear rules for handling online files. Goodness. It sounds simple, doesn’t it?