r3 contract management for govcon unique features

Top 5 Unique Needs of GovCon Contract Management

Contract Management is a core business activity of Federal Government Contractors. Everything revolves around it. However, when you survey the GovCon market, you find that only a small portion of GovCon organizations are using formal contract management systems to manage this information and the work. Most GovCon organizations get by doing things “manually” using information worker […]

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The Easy Way to Enhance SharePoint to manage Proposal Development work

Many GovCon organizations use SharePoint for proposals. Generally, they use SharePoint to store documents and manage documents along with supporting information related to proposals. This is a good start. In addition, SharePoint has the ability to organize information by “sites”. A site becomes a way to secure documents and information as a group. So, separate […]

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Using KPI’s for GovCon Opportunity Progress Assessment

GovCon organizations constantly assess the opportunities in their portfolio throughout their life-cycle. They need to perform routine opportunity assessments to evaluate the progress over time. They also need to see where opportunities are across the full portfolio at any point in time. However, these assessments often are not consistent and it is challenging to get […]

Noise of unproductive proposal development work

The cost of Unproductive, Error-Prone “Noise” Surrounding Writer and Reviewer Assignments

In a recent article we described the “noise” problem of proposal development (see Improve RFP Proposal Development Productivity by eliminating the “Noise” of Work). This “noise” is all of the administrative activity and manual work in support of the real work that matters. It is distracting, unproductive, and provides lots of room for errors and […]

WinCenter reporting for Business Development Operations

WinCenter captures all of your BD, capture and proposal information – let’s put it at your fingertips

In a recent post we presented the value proposition of using R3 WinCenter as your one system for BD, capture and proposal operations. When you do this, imagine the information that it collects across all of the work on opportunities, BD, capture, proposals, accounts, contacts, business processes, tasks, action items, knowledge use and more. With […]

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WinCenter customers driving C&P success in different ways

By design, most software vendors assume that their customers will use their software in the same way. This is not the case when it comes to GovCon capture and proposal (“C&P”) management. There are some obvious reasons for this. Organizations are at different phases of their lifecycle, they have different approaches, processes and technology, and, […]

Proposal Development Console - Hub and Spoke Model

Optimize Proposal Development Work with the Lohfeld WinCenter

The Lohfeld WinCenter brings immediate benefit to organizations by consolidating multiple tools and resources into a single integrated system for GovCon business development. It becomes the system of record for capture and proposal information and activity. However, just because it is an integrated system doesn’t mean that it is monolithic (like most other systems of […]

My Work Enabling WinCenter

Using My Work to automate business processes for WinCenter

WinCenter drives the full business development life cycle.  It provides work management for capture and proposal activities.  It is the system of record for opportunities and the repository of most of the data that is created and used across the phases of this process.  It uses work management automation to drive the work amongst the […]

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Changing WinCenter to Accommodate Your Process

We recently completed an implementation of R3 WinCenter for an 800 person GovCon customer. The system that they ended up with was dramatically different than the out-of-the-box WinCenter solution. I’ll walk through a few elements of this implementation. It is a good example of how the flexibility of WinCenter is enabling organizations to realize the benefits of an […]