What do you like best?
VisibleThread allows you to quickly identify the essence of a document and across multiple documents. This enables you to divide the work and assign tender documents to specific disciplines for further analysis. This dramatically speeds up the per-tender phase.
VisibleThread also helps you to write a winning proposal. By analyzing the proposal documents you ensure the right key words are used consistently. The structure is consistent and the proposal is easy to read to understand.
What do you dislike?
It is not possible to make a list of words that can be ignored in Discovery mode. If you can feed VisibelThread with a list of word that can be ignored (words like "the", "an", "it", "of", etc.
It would be good to support additional languages.
Recommendations to others considering the product
We use VisibleThread in tenders to quickly analyze documents and, based on the contents, divide the work to further analyze across the relevant engineering discliplines.
We use ViisbleThread in tenders to ensure the offering documents include the right language for the customer, have a consistent structure and are easy to read and understand.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Analyzing tender documents - up to 200 doc's - in a fraction of the time. In a customer situation it was estimated that analyzing the doc's without VisibleThread would take 128 hours in total with 4 persons. With VisibleThread the analysis was done in 10 hours by a single person. As a result the first project delivered a clear ROI on the investment.