A Step-by-Step Guide to the Proposal Production Process

By Jeanette Calderon on Jul 8, 2021

In the proposal industry, we strive to set up an infrastructure that will improve our chances of winning. Production is an important part of developing a winning proposal.

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The Small Business Guide to Government Contracting: Part One

By Lauren Mowbray, CF APMP, CPC on Jun 24, 2021

The U.S. federal government is the world’s largest buyer. Every year, it spends billions of dollars on products and services covering thousands of categories ranging from fighter jets and garden supplies to IT services and logistics support.

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How to Maximize the Benefits of Collaborative Editing and Proposal Reviews

By Doug Brisson on Jun 17, 2021

Collaborative software tools represent a major improvement in developing compliant, compelling, and complete proposals. However, these tools are not without their drawbacks.

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An Introductory Guide to Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCs)

By Ashley Kayes, CP APMP on Jun 10, 2021

Within the world of US Federal Government Contracting, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all the acronyms. One acronym you might have been wondering about lately is MATOC.

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The Content Repository: An Essential Tool to Develop Winning Proposals

By Emilie Waickwicz Slager, CF APMP on Jun 3, 2021

Creating and maintaining a content repository or library of reuse material is a proposal industry best practice, but why is it important? Why should your company or team invest in the development and maintenance of a content repository?

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3 Free Project Management Tools for Your Next Proposal (and How to Use Them)

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP on May 20, 2021

As I discovered after graduating college and having to pay for my own Microsoft Office (MSO) subscription, software can be expensive! This is especially true for commonly used project management and office programs.

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An Introduction to Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Proposals

By Sunny Singh on May 13, 2021

Being on the winning side of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract opens up the opportunity to earn millions and even billions of dollars through the work generated by subsequent task orders.

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How to Establish a Successful Task Order Machine

By Ashley Kayes, CP APMP on Mar 31, 2021

According to a 2017 US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, spending by federal agencies on indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts accounts for about a third of total government contract obligations.

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How to Create an Organized Proposal Process From Start to Finish

By Thomas Abraham on Mar 11, 2021

An effective proposal team knows that the art of developing a winning bid can be exhausting due to the unpredictable nature of each procurement.

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Three Major Fallacies To Avoid When Participating In Gate Reviews

By Jack Mathes, CF APMP on Mar 4, 2021

When it comes to decision gate reviews, many organizations conduct them differently.

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