The Proposal Market in 2012

  |  December 12, 2011

During the six-month fight over the federal appropriations, it has been obvious that uncertainty reigns supreme in the federal spending that drives the proposal business.  As recently as 10 days ago, only 3 of the 12 major appropriations bills were signed.  And most agencies were working under a Continuing Resolution (CR) providing temporary funding. 

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Predictions for the Proposal Market in FY 2012

  |  August 2, 2011

Once or twice a year, we attempt to answer the magic question, how much proposal activity will we see during the next year?  In other words, how much business will proposal shops and proposal professionals be having?  According to our estimates, the volume of proposal business during the first six months of 2011 was maybe 10% slower than previous year.  This was not primarily because of the cuts in DoD spending, but it was mostly because of the toxic political environment in Washington, DC. Read More