Category - RFP-Proposal

20
Sep

Why MS Word Compare does not work for Contracts Teams

Why MS Word Compare does not work for Contracts Teams We work with a lot of contracts teams. When a new contract revision lands, job one is to identify any material changes between the last version and this one. Contract managers use MS Word and Adobe Pro Compare for this job. But they’re not working. Depending …

26
Apr

Quality Proposals = More Wins

Quality Proposals = More Wins   This is a blog post by our good friend Mike Parkinson, CPP APMP Fellow. Mike shares some thoughts on the importance of delivering quality proposals. ——— The quality of your proposal is indicative of the quality of your solution. Decision makers and evaluators instinctively choose solution providers, in part, …

7
Jan

How to lose a $100m bid – in 3 simple steps

How to lose a $100m bid – in 3 simple steps Lack of acronym definitions, unreadable language and poor consistency will kill your pursuit. In early November 2015, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) denied a protest lodged by Federal Acquisition Services Alliant Joint Venture (FASA). It was connected with task order ID05140054; information technology …

29
Oct

VisibleThread Users Conference 2015 – Recordings & Slide Decks

VisibleThread Users Conference 2015 – Recordings & Slide Decks   We had a really great users’ conference this year in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Bigger and better than last year with more varied use cases. Here are the recordings and slide decks from the main sessions. Session 1: Conference Keynote – Trends in the Federal Contracting …

28
Oct

VisibleThread for Docs 2.12 now available

VisibleThread for Docs 2.12 now available Eoin here, VisibleThread head of engineering and support. Our new 2.12 release of VisibleThread for Documents is now available and ready for download for on-premise customers. This release is already live for cloud customers. In this blog post, I will provide a quick summary of what’s new in this …

6
Jul

Greece votes ‘No’, but you’d need a University Degree to figure out the question.

Greece votes ‘No’, but you’d need a University Degree to figure out the question. Last week the BBC published this; ‘The Greek referendum question makes (almost) no sense’ And yesterday, Greece said ‘No’ with a decisive 61.3% majority. Here’s what the voters said no to (English translation). The Greek Referendum QuestionShould the agreement plan submitted …

17
Jun

VisibleThread 5 at 5 Industry Update

VisibleThread 5 at 5 Industry Update With busy season upon us we pulled together the latest industry news for you . There is a lot of activity and talk around the Top 100 so we included the latest updates here. We hope this keeps you updated and informed on the latest industry trends. Top 100: …

9
Jun

Free Compliance Matrix for ITES-3S

Free Compliance Matrix for ITES-3S The Army Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS)Industry Day for ITES-3S and ADMC-3 is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10th at Fort Belvoir. As background to this, the ITES Services 2 contract expires this year (2015) and ITES-3 is the replacement. ITES-3 Services are estimated to be worth $11 to …

25
May

No Proposal Consultants Welcome – Census Bureau follows VA with ban on Consultants

As you may remember we reported previously that the Department of Veteran Affairs banned proposal consultants from assisting offerors on RFP VA118-15-R0558. Unfortunately, we have more bad news. A second federal agency has followed suit. On May 18th, 2015 the US Census Bureau issued an RFP that restricts technical consultants participation. The draft RFP in …

18
May

APMP’s Bid & Proposal Con 2015 – Our pick of the best

APMP’s Bid & Proposal Con 2015 – Our pick of the best It’s that time of the year again! APMP 2015 is just around the corner. Well, May 26th to 29th to be precise. We at VisibleThread are really looking forward to it. It’s a phenomenal opportunity to talk to fellow industry professionals, to discover …

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