Defines many of the constraints on any proposal team.
Implicit or explicit, this dictates what’s OK and what’s not.
A pretty basic term, but one that can be important to use appropriately.
The time from the RFP being issued to when the proposal is due. In government contracting, usually stipulated as the number of days that amount to one of the more-or-less standard response periods: four, six, eight, or twelve weeks. In capital procurements requiring a major design effort (think trains, ships, …
Explanation of this critical element in every RFP.