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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 […]

Opportunity Assessment - Getting Focus

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 […]

Three Ways for Proposal Response

Three Ways to Get Your Task Order Proposal Response Work Done

Winning Task Orders on IDIQ/GWAC vehicles is challenging work. The greatest time, effort, and risk is in putting together the proposal response and doing it in a very compressed time frame. Task Order proposal responses are different than managing full GovCon RFPs. Companies are learning to drive greater efficiencies by changing their methods and tools to […]

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 […]

Task Order teaming partners

How to leverage teaming partners to win IDIQ Task Orders

Teaming Partners are just about a built-in asset for every Prime on IDIQ multi-award contracts. But not every Prime is truly committed to leveraging them to win business. Amongst our customers it varies. New Small Business Primes are almost always very committed. Their Teaming Partners are really a necessity to providing customer coverage and having […]