In the world of bids and proposals, we have a unique lexicon that we apply so that we are all speaking the same language.
When it comes to developing a successful proposal response, having a Proposal Plan in place is essential.
I recently came out of a project where we supported the client in submitting 25 task order proposal responses between two months.
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.