It CAN if it’s Powered by BlueDog!
HOW? It’s simple…
PROPOSAL SOFTWARE has the potential to unlock greater profitability, BUT…
DATA is the key to the lock!
A software application is ONLY as good as the product data in its database, and BlueDog Data provides just that… GOOD DATA…or as we like to say “ACCURATE | CONSISTENT | COMPLETE” data.
For a low fixed monthly cost, BlueDog Data provides data management services that populate your software’s database with all the data you need to assemble quality proposals quickly. Need to add a new product or new product line? No problem, just make the request and we will have it in your database in 48 hours or less.
BlueDog provides two levels of service, “Proposal-Ready” and “Engineering-Ready” data.
Our “Proposal-Ready” data includes:
For our clients who do their own engineering, our ‘Engineering-Ready” data adds:
Want to see it for yourself? Take the 15 minute challenge. Contact us to get scheduled for a demo where we’ll show you how to create a $50,000 proposal in 15 minutes – from SCRATCH.
BlueDog Data brings together years of experience and our passion about growing businesses. Read more on the benefits of our services:
Leverage our second-to-none cloud-based data management service for everyday use in generating proposals, engineering drawings, purchase orders, and work orders that result in:
Our industry has great proposal tools, mainly D-Tools, SRS, and Bid Magic. But these tools rely on thousands of ad-hoc guys creating thousands of databases with no form of communication.
Using BlueDog’s enriched data streamlines your processes from proposal generation to installation and service. With the barriers to growth removed, you will be free to do what you do best.
BlueDog Data was formed by several CEDIA/CES professionals with extensive and diverse experience. The diverse backgrounds that make up BlueDog include 27 years in custom electronic control and system design for the luxury residential marketplace, 20 years in the IP device-services now IoT (Internet of Things) marketplace and over 60 years in luxury smart home system design marketplace.
BlueDog Data’s purpose is to supplement your existing proposal software to enable a faster proposal turnaround time and a more streamlined and profitable process. We provide ACCURATE | CONSISTENT | COMPLETE data to fuel growing businesses.
Curt is President and founder of BlueDog Data Services and Audio Design, Inc. in Deerfield Beach, FL. Upon graduation from Texas A&M University in 1988, Curt went to work at Preston Trail Audio in Dallas, Texas. There he spent years representing the finest audio products available, learning the business first-hand from industry pioneers including Dan D’Agostino (Krell), John McIntosh (B&W) and Noel Lee (Monster Cable). As Vice President, and later President, he spearheaded a sales and marketing effort that established the company as one of the leading high-end audio retailers in the region. In 1991, the SMU Cox School of Business and “The Dallas 100” recognized Preston Trail Audio as one of the fastest growing businesses in Dallas. Curt later co-founded HomeTECH, Inc. There he served for seven years as President, selling the company in late 2000.
Curt was involved in all of the activities of the custom installation business including sales, administration and operations. This experience culminated in his development of a comprehensive production builder program, which was successfully launched in 1999. In addition, he developed and wrote detailed policies, procedures and standards that covered all areas of the business. Prior to founding BlueDog Data, Curt worked for Media Design Associates in Ft.Lauderdale, Florida. As Vice President of Business Development he implemented the policies, standards and procedures developed in his prior companies, quickly leading Media Design from start up to #43 on the CEDIA Top 100 Dealers list with annual sales in excess of $4M.He was responsible for launching a separate “Communities” division targeting condominium developers in South Florida, leading to agreements for seven projects with over 1,500 residences in the first 18 months. Additionally, he created a customized software application allowing the company to quickly create accurate proposals and thorough engineering documentation.
Curt has been an active member of industry and executive organizations, including The CEO Institute of Dallas, CEDIA, the NAHB and PARA. He has also been involved with CompTIA and The Chauncey Group, a nationally recognized testing and certification organization, to help develop the standards for an HTI (Home Technology Integrator).
Returning to the civilian sector, Doug’s career continued to evolve. The major stepping stones include positions as an architectural intern, designer with a high-profile Palm Beach interiors firm & owning an IT consulting business.
Doug began his tenure in the Home Automation & Integration industry in 2001. Working with some of the most respected firms in the industry (ISR, Audio Advisors, Paragon Technology Group, CWB Technologies), he has assisted in the development of & held many positions within the typical integration firm.
Through continued manufacturer certification & involvement with CEDIA, Doug continues to combine his passions for design, music & luxury consumer electronics remaining on the cutting-edge of technology. Drawing on his diverse background, Doug has leveraged his understanding of the many languages spoken in the luxury residential building community to help pioneer “Outsourced Design” and now considers his position with Audio Design a perfect fit.
Doug personal interests include his passion for creative photography, spending time exploring the world with his amazing wife Flo and introspective time with his cat Karma.
Chad is an active member of CEDIA (Consumer Electronics Design and Installation Association), and has been involved with the organization since 2004. He was honored with the CEDIA Volunteer of the Year Award in 2005, and continues to give his time when possible.
After leaving Enron in 2001, Chad worked in lead software engineering roles at Boeing, where he was also recognized as the Software Engineer of the Year in 2009.
Leaving Boeing in 2012, Chad began working at Entrance Consulting, where he conducted day-to-day consulting on the company’s Software’s Application Development. Eventually, he moved into a leadership role developing and consulting on the company’s operations.
During his limited free time Chad spends time with his family, and enjoys volunteering. Most recently he was a member of the Foster Family YMCA Board of Directors where he helped implement technology based after-school enrichment programs.
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