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.
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.
Over the years our proposal team has helped many small businesses significantly increase their revenue through sound Proposal Management.
As proposal professionals, we continually look to find ways to lead our teams and ensure we are getting the best results possible.
A common problem with proposal teams is that it is so easy for authors to avoid communicating—particularly when one or more author is working virtually.
This time of year, the Government’s acquisition cycle is in full swing. Sometimes it helps to step back and consider what makes a difference between winning and losing government contracts.
In Government Proposals, Proposal Managers develop a Proposal Plan to guide them through the proposal effort. A Proposal Plan is a comprehensive set of documents, instructions, processes, tools, and templates that aids in the proposal development process.
Experienced Proposal Managers develop a Proposal Plan to guide them through the proposal effort. A Proposal Plan is a comprehensive set of documents, instructions, processes, tools, and templates that aides in the development of a winning proposal.
This is the third part in our Proposal Plan series, that discusses developing the Win Strategy.
In government proposals, experienced Proposal Managers develop a Proposal Plan to guide them through the proposal effort.
All of us have been there. If not, your day will eventually come. The Red Team Review members have done their pigeon-like thing. Now, your proposal writers are swimming in the after wash. How do you learn from it, keep moving, and improve your proposal?