Category - News

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Nov

Fed News Radio: Which agency has the most read-able website?

Fed News Radio: Which agency has the most read-able website? From Federal News Radio, November 14, 2011 Interview with Fergal McGovern, CEO VisibleThread on The Federal Drive. Which agency has the most read-able website? Agency websites can sometimes be overly complex with technical language, which can make it difficult for a visitor to comprehend the …

11
Nov

Fed Tech BISNOW: Say What?

Fed Tech BISNOW: Say What? From FED TECH BISNOW, November 9, 2011 VisibleThread CEO Fergal McGovern is trying to clean up government language. We’re not talkin’ 4-letter words (or else the FCC would have nothing to write on its site.) Fergal says there’s plenty of passive language and wordy sentences. His software firm analyzes document …

8
Nov

VisibleThread Ranks Federal Websites for Plain Language and Transparency – Bureau of Labor Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Score Best

VisibleThread Ranks Federal Websites for Plain Language and Transparency Bureau of Labor Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Score Best [RC_GOV_INDEX_Q4_2011_PR_SNIP] Report and Index Highlight Significant Gaps between Best and Worst U.S. Government Websites and their Compliance with the Plain Writing Act Baltimore, MD – November 8, 2011— VisibleThread, a developer of document content …

6
Oct

VisibleThread at the Mid-Atlantic Proposal Expo and Conference

VisibleThread at the Mid-Atlantic Proposal Expo and Conference Oct 11, 2011, Mid-Atlantic Proposal Expo and Conference, Waterford at Springfield, VA Join us at our booth to learn first hand how leading government contractors are using the company’s software to scan RFP response docs in minutes. The result: dramatic time savings and winning bids. Drop by …

28
Sep

VisibleThread CEO to Discuss “Bad Language” at National Capital Area APMP Conference

VisibleThread CEO to Discuss “Bad Language” at National Capital Area APMP Conference October 11, 2011 Session to Provide Government and Commercial Attendees real world Insights into Proposal Language that Weakens Credibility and Damages Response Baltimore, MD—September 27, 2011— VisibleThread, the NO BAD LANGUAGE company, today announced that company founder and CEO Fergal McGovern will speak …

15
Aug

Bloomberg: Vendors Use Software for Edge in $532 Billion U.S. Contract Market

Bloomberg: Vendors Use Software for Edge in $532 Billion U.S. Contract Market 2011-08-15 04:00:01.2 GMT By Leah Nylen, Bloomberg Government August 15 (Bloomberg) — After a year and a half’s work, Eric Gregory’s team at CACI International Inc. was getting close to submitting their proposal for a federal government contract when he realized a key …

10
Aug

VisibleThread Survey Highlights Opportunities for Winning Government and Commercial Contracts

VisibleThread Survey Highlights Opportunities for Winning Government and Commercial Contracts Automation Conspicuously Absent Despite 89 Percent of Survey Respondents who say it would Help Improve Contract Win Rates You can download the raw survey results here Baltimore, MD – August 9, 2011— VisibleThread, the leading developer of document content analysis software, today announced the findings …

9
May

VisibleThread to exhibit at the APMP® Conference, take the ‘Bad Language’ challenge…

VisibleThread to exhibit at the APMP® Conference, take the ‘Bad Language’ challenge… May 31 – June 3, 2011, APMP® International Conference, Sheraton Downtown, Denver, CO We ‘are delighted to’ announce our presence at the APMP conference in Denver this year. Weak language and clichés can be the death knell for your proposal. Want to spot …

2
May

VisibleThread Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm

VisibleThread Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm Content Analysis Software Identifies Defects, Risky Language, and Makes Reviewing Documents 45 Percent more Efficient Baltimore, MD—May 2, 2011— VisibleThread, the leading developer of document content analysis software that drives compliance, flags risky content and improves probability of winning government contracts, today announced that it has been …

25
Mar

Fed News Radio: VisibleThread raises red flags in contract proposals

Fed News Radio: VisibleThread raises red flags in contract proposals From Federal News Radio, March 24, 2011 Interview with Fergal McGovern, CEO VisibleThread on the Dorobek Insider. VisibleThread raises red flags in contract proposals There are some words that you should NEVER use in a proposal — but what are they? There’s now a new …

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