Sales Teams Get Edge in Creating Winning Bids From New Microsoft Office Solution Accelerator for Proposals

Office Solutions Accelerator for Proposals Speeds Development of Solutions For Composing Effective Proposals
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today helped companies arm their sales professionals with a new tool for winning that next bid by introducing the Microsoft(R) Office Solution Accelerator for Proposals. This is the latest in a series of accelerators that help companies and partners realize greater value from their investments in the Microsoft Office System by more quickly delivering new capabilities to information workers.
The Office Solution Accelerator for Proposals allows organizations to rapidly develop solutions that help sales teams create more winning proposals by substantially streamlining the proposal development process. By integrating seamlessly with Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, the accelerator allows sales professionals to work more productively with familiar software.
As a company that specializes in providing malpractice insurance for the healthcare and legal communities, we are intimately familiar with the challenges associated with quickly creating customized insurance solutions,” said Eric Madcharo, CIO at NCMIC Group Inc. “Using the Office Solution Accelerator for Proposals, we expect to grow our business by significantly reducing time spent on creating customized insurance solutions. User satisfaction will also increase because we’re able to cut costs through a more efficient policy-creation process.”
The Office Solution Accelerator for Proposals combines software components, templates and architectural guidance to help customers and partners build solutions that sales professionals need to increase their proposal win rate. These solutions automate proposal-development steps, leverage current legal and product information, establish effective collaboration, and increase project control.