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Crossing the jargon divide. Stop using insider jargon for external communications

Crossing the jargon divide.Stop using insider jargon for external communications Workplace or internal jargon can be problematic. It’s not clear to everyone what certain phrases mean. Think of “looping someone in” or “low-hanging fruit” as examples of overused corporate jargon. But what about “frequent flyer” in a healthcare context – would you know what this …

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VT Readability Version 2.4.3 Released to Cloud Customers

VT Readability Version 2.4.3 Released to Cloud Customers VT Readability version 2.4.3 is now available to all cloud customers. It comes with updates to VT Readability and VT Insights as well as some brand new functionality. Major highlights in this release include: Addition of Revision Deltas on the result view Ability to filter based on …

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Changes in Government Contracting

Changes in Government Contracting What Proposal Managers need to know from the COVID-19 fallout Thinking back to January we couldn’t have predicted we would find ourselves in a completely ‘new normal’. As a proposal professional, you are working from home, with no corporate travel. Virtual events proliferate. As we wrote in this recent blog-post, COVID-19 …

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Best in Class – Learn from those communicating best during COVID-19

Best in Class – Learn from those communicating best during COVID-19 We’re currently experiencing a global crisis like no other. COVID-19 has taken hold in a matter of months. It emerged at the beginning of the year. By Spring, it had spread to pretty much all corners of the globe. Information is changing constantly, sometimes …

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“Solutioning” and other Readability Hurdles in Proposals

“Solutioning” and other Readability Hurdles in Proposals This week’s blog is from guest author Shlomo D. Katz, Counsel in international law firm, Brown Rudnick LLP. Several years ago, a proposal industry group asked me to contribute a legal column to its upcoming newsletter. The theme: “Solutioning!” I work around proposals and contracts all day long, but I …

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COVID-19 Means No War Rooms, No Wall Walks – Overcoming Remote Working Challenges for Proposal Teams

COVID-19 Means No War Rooms, No Wall Walks Overcoming Remote Working Challenges for Proposal Teams Most Bid Center teams have been thrust into working from home. COVID-19 has accelerated the concept of the Modern Workplace in our proposal industry. No more contract war rooms, no more face-to-face meetings, no more collaboration through wall walks. At …

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