How government contractors can grow in an increasingly competitive and stagnant market

For the past several years, government spending on contracts has been stagnant or decreased. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Contracting Data Analysis Assessment of Government-wide Trends Report (March 2017) found… Continue reading How government contractors can grow in an increasingly competitive and stagnant market

Government Matters | Francis Rose and Bob Lohfeld discuss Bob’s new book, “10 Steps to creating high-scoring proposals”

Francis Rose and Bob Lohfeld discuss how government contractors can apply our 10 steps to create high-scoring proposals and grow their businesses.

Government Matters | Francis Rose and Bob Lohfeld discuss 10 Steps to creating high-scoring proposals

Government Matters (ABC7 and NewsChannel 8) host Francis Rose and Bob Lohfeld discuss Bob’s new book, 10 Steps to creating high-scoring proposals: A modern perspective on proposal development and what… Continue reading Government Matters | Francis Rose and Bob Lohfeld discuss 10 Steps to creating high-scoring proposals

Can sole-source and innovation go hand-in-hand?

When President Trump announced the creation of the Office of American Innovation March 17, we were expecting…well, innovation. Interestingly, one of the first major recommendations coming out of this newly… Continue reading Can sole-source and innovation go hand-in-hand?

Proposal Writing and the Eight-Second Attention Span

Date: Aug. 1, 2017 Time: 12:00 p.m. EDT Click here to register Lisa Pafe will reprise her SPAC 2017 presentation, which was highly rated in the SPAC feedback survey and… Continue reading Proposal Writing and the Eight-Second Attention Span

Do you understand how to show you understand? (Part 2 of 2)

Describing potential risks and proposed mitigations is an excellent way to show proposal evaluators you understand project complexities. In Part 1 of this blog post, I discussed six common pitfalls… Continue reading Do you understand how to show you understand? (Part 2 of 2)

A 360 degree view of wired RFPs

Proposal professionals use the term wired to refer to a request for proposal (RFP) they believe is rigged to ensure one company wins. Customers rig an RFP by using specific… Continue reading A 360 degree view of wired RFPs

10 steps to high scoring proposals | Amtower Off-Center

Amtower Off Center host Mark Amtower interviews proposal expert Bob Lohfeld on Bob’s new book: 10 Steps to Creating High-Scoring Proposals. Click to listen to Mark’s interview. Topics include: What… Continue reading 10 steps to high scoring proposals | Amtower Off-Center

Thanks for joining us at APMP Bid & Proposal Con 2017!

We hope you found this year’s conference informative and enjoyed the many educational and networking sessions. Congratulations to everyone who achieved APMP Certification at the conference! To continue your learning… Continue reading Thanks for joining us at APMP Bid & Proposal Con 2017!

Section 809 Panel—what’s it all about?

Exciting, yet highly challenging things are happening in defense acquisition. Established by the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the objective of the Section 809 Panel is to streamline and… Continue reading Section 809 Panel—what’s it all about?