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Eliminate productivity gaps with Salesforce–SharePoint Connector

Over the last 10 years both Salesforce and SharePoint have grown to dominate their respective markets. Salesforce is the premier CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solution. SharePoint is the premier CMS (Content Management System). Many organizations have adopted both tools. In our work with Federal Government Contractors it is increasingly common for larger customers to use […]

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Value of Using One System for Federal Business Development Operations

Do you want to win more Federal Government business and do it more effectively and efficiently? If so, in this article I will present the value proposition for consolidating your Federal business development operations into just one system such as R3 WinCenter. This one system would bring together the work and information from BD, capture and […]

GovCon Business Development Lifecycle

Breaking down the Shipley Business Development Lifecycle to make it Manageable

Business development by Federal Government Contractors is a big investment, is complex and entails a lot of skilled work. The good news is that the process of winning Federal Government business via RFPs is very well understood and supported. There is an industry standard GovCon Business Development Lifecycle (GovCon BDL). Beginning in the late 1990’s […]

Where are you on an opportunity? Probability of Win.

Different approaches to calculating and using Pwin

All of our Federal Government Contractor customers use Pwin (Probability of Win) in their opportunity capture processes.  Pwin is the probability that they will win a particular opportunity. It is a tool to help you assess where you on on your opportunities at a given point in time. It is used for 2 different purposes: a) […]

Dfferent Ways

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, […]

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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 […]

Driving GovCon Capture System User Adoption – Different Scenarios, Different Tactics

I was reviewing my posts this month.  I wrote two case studies about two customers using WinCenter for GovCon Capture Management.  Their objectives are different and how they approached their implementations is different.  Both want user adoption, but, for different reasons.  In this article, I’ll take a look at both situations, compare them, and, provide my […]

800 Person GovCon Guides and Drives Capture Activity – Going Beyond a CRM

Federal Government Contractors have found that they get better win results when they apply a consistent capture methodology.  WinCenter is a purpose-built system for integrated Capture and Proposal Management of Government Contractors.  It follows the industry standard best practices for phase-based opportunity lifecycle management and capture activities.  In addition, it comes with a flexible capture […]