Data calls typically occur early in the proposal effort, but can ostensibly happen at any point during the proposal planning or writing processes.
The Cost or Price Proposal is exactly what it sounds like: a detailed account of the costs of your Technical and Management Approaches for a potential government contract.
Successful proposals must be two things: compliant and responsive.
So, you’re about to start proposal writing for the first time. Maybe you’re transitioning careers, or maybe you’re a recent college graduate, stepping into government contracting culture for the very first time.