Category: Proposal Reviews

100 Tips for Improving Proposal Writing Using Generative AI

While no artificial intelligence (AI) tool can ingest your request for proposal (RFP) requirements and pop out a winning proposal, AI can be your partner in enhancing proposal writing. In… Continue reading 100 Tips for Improving Proposal Writing Using Generative AI

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

Tips for Managing Multiple Conflicting Deadlines

Bid and proposal professionals often juggle multiple projects with overlapping deadlines. Their jobs involve continuously balancing and reassessing factors like the strategic value of each project, the urgency of a… Continue reading Tips for Managing Multiple Conflicting Deadlines

7 Strategies for Responding When RFP Requirements are Bigger than the Page Count

Introduction What do you do when you’re handed a 50-page statement of work (SOW) in an RFP but are restricted to just 10 pages for your technical response? It’s a… Continue reading 7 Strategies for Responding When RFP Requirements are Bigger than the Page Count

Use AI to Power 7 Quality Measures for Proposal Reviews

Introduction Lohfeld Consulting has always advised companies’ proposal reviewers to evaluate proposals like government evaluators. We urge proposal managers to create score sheets using the evaluation criteria defined in requests… Continue reading Use AI to Power 7 Quality Measures for Proposal Reviews

OASIS+ Proposal Management Tool Update – FREE

UPDATED – August 17, 2023 GSA released Amendment 0002 to the OASIS+ solicitations. We’ve updated our FREE OASIS+ Proposal Management Tool and you can download the updated tracker now (CLICK… Continue reading OASIS+ Proposal Management Tool Update – FREE

Getting Ready for OASIS+: Prepare before, during, and after the bid to win more task orders | WEBINAR REPLAY

Click to watch our free OASIS+ webinar replay and learn: How to prepare for the OASIS+ bid prior to the RFP release How to prepare your proposal response efficiently and… Continue reading Getting Ready for OASIS+: Prepare before, during, and after the bid to win more task orders | WEBINAR REPLAY

Run your next proposal review like the government

There is a dichotomy between the way industry and government Source Selection Evaluation Boards (SSEBs) run proposal reviews. In industry, reviewers read the entire proposal and make in-line recommendations concerning… Continue reading Run your next proposal review like the government

NEW DATE! APMP Foundation Level Certification Training Class | January 20, 2023

Lohfeld Consulting Group and the APMP Chesapeake Chapter are offering a 1-day webinar to prepare attendees to pass the APMP Foundation Certification. APMP offers the only professional certification program for… Continue reading NEW DATE! APMP Foundation Level Certification Training Class | January 20, 2023

When to stop last-minute changes

One of a proposal team’s biggest frustrations is last-minute changes, which can introduce errors into written proposals or cause synchronization issues with oral proposal slides and scripts. Before making last-minute… Continue reading When to stop last-minute changes