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#MemorialDay Series Day 2: Sgt. Myron Bickel memorial day May 24, 2022

Today’s Memorial Day series post highlights Army Sgt. Myron Bickel who was killed in World War II at the age of 19. Myron Bickel is the Great Uncle-in-Law of Trident’s Kristi Bickel

Myron Bickel left to fight in WWII before he finished High School, though his father later...

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#MemorialDay Series Day 1: CAPT Robert Dolan memorial day May 23, 2022

CAPT Robert Dolan

Next week is Memorial Day and we at Trident wanted to highlight the sacrifices made by so many. Not only highlight the life of these unsung heroes and their legacy, but to give back to their memory by honoring them here. As a SDVOSB company, we have had the unique honor to not...

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Renew Your Proposal Playbook in 2022 capture management proposal management May 17, 2022

Actualizing the fundamentals of Proposal Management to our work world in 2022. 

In some cases, it is smart to leave an “OG” untouched. If you were around in the 1980s to see  CocaCola try out “New Coke”, you know what I mean. In other situations, modifying a...

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To Military Spouses: Thank You capture management proposal management May 03, 2022

Military spouses may not always wear a uniform, but they serve and sacrifice alongside their service members and keep our military strong.” President Joe Biden

As a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, we are built on the strength and support of former active duty...

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Compel with Solutions, Stories and Facts oasis proposal management tech edit Apr 24, 2022

In our last blog, we provided you with three tips to help you write your best proposal. Tips are great but sometimes it leaves you wanting more information. You’re in luck. We’re going to pick up from the last blog by highlighting how you can compel with solutions, stories, and...

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A Polaris Playbook for “Pause” capture management gwac idiq polaris proposal management Apr 18, 2022

I’ve heard the phrase “…time, tide, and formation wait for no one” thousands of times. (If you know, you know.)  Time indeed is a commodity that never stops, but every now and then we get a bit more of it, and the wise put even the smallest bit to good use.

In the...

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Make Your Next Proposal the Best One Yet oasis proposal management tech edit Apr 04, 2022

“The solicitation is out!” It's a phrase that elicits a methodical approach [and a healthy panic] of the proposal management team. Assuming that the capture team's Shakespearian "To bid, or not to bid" decision remains as a "yes"; here are three rules your writers must focus to avoid...

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5 Tips - Proposal Management Yoga proposal management time management Mar 21, 2022

Flexibility is to Yoga, like Proposal Management success is to preparedness. Despite the global pandemic and budgetary constraints, business continues to move forward. This is especially true in the proposal world as work is being solicited every day. Here are five useful suggestions to succeed...

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Everything You Need to Know About GSA Polaris gsa gwac polaris Jan 05, 2022

We’re getting closer to the final RFP release for GSA’s Polaris, so we created this consolidated resource to help Small Businesses prepare and stay up to date with the latest and greatest guidance for this exciting opportunity!

We’ll be updating this GSA Polaris blog frequently...

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Updated POLARIS Draft RFP: 7 Things You Need to Know gsa idiq polaris Sep 30, 2021

The Polaris Draft RFP Update has been released!

In case you missed it, GSA released an updated draft RFP for the highly anticipated GWAC Polaris—and it has some BIG news for small businesses! If you are a Small Business that provides IT services, here are SEVEN things you need to...

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The Technical Edit– the Difference is in the Details proposal management tech edit Sep 27, 2021

Our expert technical editors Jennifer Wineinger and Kiley Stewart shed some light on why even experienced teams can benefit from a Technical Edit.

You and your team of ace writers have been cranking on the draft proposal. You’ve done your storyboards, had your solutioning sessions, and...

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GSA Polaris: 3 Things you can do RIGHT NOW to Prepare gsa gwac idiq polaris Sep 16, 2021

If you’re a Small Business (especially a HUBZone or WOSB) that provides IT services, then you’ve probably been watching and waiting for an update on GSA’s upcoming GWAC Polaris.

After all, the draft RFP has been on the streets since January! At Trident, we’ve been busy...

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