Author: Brenda Crist

RFI Response Success Stories: How to Stand Out in Government Contracting

The government’s Request for Information (RFI) isn’t just a preliminary step—it’s a golden opportunity. Imagine it as your opening move in a strategic game where clarity, precision, and insight can… Continue reading RFI Response Success Stories: How to Stand Out in Government Contracting

Captivate Proposal Evaluators: Make Your Submission Unforgettable

Imagine you’re an evaluator with a mountain of proposals on your desk. Your task? To sift through each one, hoping to uncover a gem that meets all the solicitation requirements,… Continue reading Captivate Proposal Evaluators: Make Your Submission Unforgettable

Cutting Through the Haze: Demystifying AI’s Role in Proposals

Generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) 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,… Continue reading Cutting Through the Haze: Demystifying AI’s Role in Proposals

The Champion’s Playbook: Defending Your 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 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)

2024 Mega Bids – Updated

On November 30, 2024, 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… Continue reading 2024 Mega Bids – Updated

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)

What to Look for When Hiring a Capture Manager

Hiring the right capture manager(s) is crucial for an organization’s success. But what exactly should you be looking for? We turned to the best source available—bid and proposal industry professionals—to… Continue reading What to Look for When Hiring a Capture Manager

The Launch of Lohfeld Learning: A YouTube™ Guide for Bid and Proposal Professionals 

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Lohfeld Learning YouTube Channel, a groundbreaking platform dedicated to empowering bid and proposal professionals. At Lohfeld Consulting, our mission has always been… Continue reading The Launch of Lohfeld Learning: A YouTube™ Guide for Bid and Proposal Professionals