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Free eBook – Applying VisibleThread to the Proposal Process.

Free eBook – Applying VisibleThread to the Proposal Process. When we work with customers, we are commonly asked how VisibleThread fits into the proposal development process. As a result, our support team have created a free ebook highlighting where VisibleThread helps speed up and improve the quality of your proposals. Some of the topics we cover: …

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How to Save $5,325 per Proposal Using VisibleThread – Webinar Recording

How to Save $5,325 per Proposal Using VisibleThread – Webinar Recording Our CEO Fergal McGovern ran a webinar last week (July 10th) with our friends at Deltek titled “How to Save $5,325 per Proposal Using VisibleThread”. Fergal showed how you can save 000s of dollars and critical review time using VisibleThread’s Section M and Win Theme Compliance Checking. …

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The Cost of Bad Writing – Why Readability Analysis Saves Money

The Cost of Bad Writing – Why Readability Analysis Saves Money I read this blog post recently http://www.impact-information.com/impactinfo/costs.htm It itemizes the cost of poor writing. I like it because it quantifies the real cost of bad writing in dollar ($) terms. No soft measures, just simple time and money. This quote struck me: “If the executive …

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Utilizing Technologies to Ensure Compliance and Reduce Risk: Deltek Presentation

Utilizing Technologies to Ensure Compliance and Reduce Risk: Deltek Presentation Our U.S. Account Manager Myran Hunter did a great presentation last night with our friends over at Deltek in Herndon. Myran’s presentation showed how to ensure compliance and reduce risk for gov contractors. The event featured leading capture management technology experts who showed how to make smarter, more …

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More on generating a Starter Compliance Matrix – Real world usage statistics

More on generating a Starter Compliance Matrix – Real world usage statistics In March this year, I blogged on whether you could generate a starter compliance matrix in under 10 minutes.  In that post, I showed results based on work we did during 2011 with a sample of 28 organizations, mostly US federal contractors. We …

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Using automation to help with bid / no-bid decisions – Can this work?

Using automation to help with bid / no-bid decisions – Can this work? Blog UPDATE: We ran a webinar on April 10th where Jim Creutz (subject of this post) showed what he is doing. You can get the slides and a full recording here to see if using automation to help with bid / no-bid decisions. …

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A Compliance Matrix in under 5 minutes – Myth or Reality?

A Compliance Matrix in under 5 minutes – Myth or Reality? During the last 3 years, we at VisibleThread saw more than our fair share of compliance matrices. And we continue to work closely with proposal managers who manually create compliance matrices. Depending on size, they spend anything from several hours to days; creating it, …

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How readable is your proposal? Readability metrics that improve proposal quality

How readable is your proposal? Readability metrics that improve proposal quality Larry Newman of Shipley posted this example of poor writing the other day. It was part of a very active discussion thread about overused clichés on the APMP linkedin group: “To ensure optimum delivery of services for its membership, Mini Healthcare of Elbonia will …

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