Category: Pre-RFP Preparation

10 Essential and Emerging Skills Every Proposal Professional Should Have

Success in the bid and proposal field hinges on meticulous planning, strategic insight, and adaptive communication skills. The profession requires proposal professionals to be agile learners and innovative thinkers. In… Continue reading 10 Essential and Emerging Skills Every Proposal Professional Should Have

2024 Mega Bids – Updated

Lohfeld Consulting Group released its comprehensive list of 2024 Mega Bids, a critical resource for contractors in the federal sector. The list detailed some of the most significant upcoming bids… Continue reading 2024 Mega Bids – Updated

Mastering Office Politics in Bid and Proposal Management

Bid and proposal professionals often share a deep passion for their work, finding great satisfaction in developing solutions that support government and industry missions. This sense of accomplishment is amplified… Continue reading Mastering Office Politics in Bid and Proposal Management

Advice for New Companies Looking to Create Winning Government Proposals

Venturing into the challenging yet rewarding realm of government contracting requires more than ambition; it demands meticulous planning, unwavering dedication, and strategic resource allocation. Crafting government proposals necessitates significant investment… Continue reading Advice for New Companies Looking to Create Winning Government Proposals

Increase Your Preparedness for Self-Scoring Proposals

The popularity of self-scoring proposals demands a new level of preparedness from bid and proposal professionals. This adaptive method, where contractors evaluate their qualifications against criteria and substantiate their capabilities… Continue reading Increase Your Preparedness for Self-Scoring Proposals

Cutting Through the Haze: Demystifying the Role of GenAI in Proposals

Generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) adoption is reshaping bid and proposal development. This pivotal shift brings opportunities and challenges, especially around cost, compliance, and strategic application. To demystify these issues, Deltek… Continue reading Cutting Through the Haze: Demystifying the Role of GenAI in Proposals

The Champion’s Playbook: Defending Your Incumbent Contract Against New Challengers

As the incumbent, you’re in a singular position to demonstrate unmatched value and a deep understanding of your client’s needs. Yet, with every recompete comes the challenge of defending your… Continue reading The Champion’s Playbook: Defending Your Incumbent Contract Against New Challengers

The Ultimate Guide to Attending an Industry Day

Industry Days are pivotal events, offering a spectrum of opportunities for bid and proposal professionals. Often initiated by government contracting officers (COs), these gatherings are not just about presenting information… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Attending an Industry Day

Opportunity At-a-Glance: MISSION TEST SUPPORT SERVICES (MTSS)

Purchasing Organization Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) Estimated Release Date April 2024 Award Date 01/2025 (estimate) Number of Awards 1 award Value $450M Period of Performance 7 years Type… Continue reading Opportunity At-a-Glance: MISSION TEST SUPPORT SERVICES (MTSS)

Opportunity At-a-Glance: Defense Air Force Strategic Transformation Support II (DAFSTS II)

Purchasing Organization The Department of the Air Force (AF), Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Office of Business Transformation (SAF/MG), and the Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) Estimated… Continue reading Opportunity At-a-Glance: Defense Air Force Strategic Transformation Support II (DAFSTS II)