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What to Expect in a Full DCAA DFARS Business System Audit of Your Accounting System

A full DCAA Business System Audit can be the longest and one of the most difficult audits a government contractor can experience. In this blog, Redstone Government Consulting provides insight into how to prepare and what to expect, from initial risk assessment to audit results.

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Gaining Visibility and Control Over Your Large Projects

Gaining Visibility and Control Over Your Large Projects

Deltek is excited to introduce a new PM Compass feature, Integrated BCR (IBCR) for Cobra, Open Plan, and PM Compass clients. This new feature brings a true "What If' capability to assess changes across any number of change requests, across multiple projects, all in a non-destructive sandbox environment.

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CDA Claims Appeal Litigation

CDA Claims Appeal Litigation: Key Questions and Common Government Defenses

Federal government contract disputes are unique as federal claims are governed by specific regulations, which must be dealt with using particular procedures involving administrative review and special courts. Maria Panichelli, Partner and Chair of the Government Contracting Department at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP shares several key fundamentals government contractors need to know.

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Managing Projects with Earned Value Management

Managing Projects with Earned Value Management

The top benefits of using earned value management (EVM) to guide projects through potential issues with objective measures and analysis.

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Three Ways Costpoint Makes Payroll Easy

Three Ways Costpoint Makes Payroll Easy

More effectively managing payroll isn’t usually on the short list of important considerations for small government businesses on the growth fast track. Discover why prioritizing the payroll process can be a vital contributor to improving business function, and the three ways Deltek Costpoint can make it easy.

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2021 Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study

Finance & Compliance Leaders Expect Revenue to Grow Even Though Clarity Government Contracting Results Show Problematic Profitability

Though 2020 seemed to harken back to the days of sequestration in 2014, with government businesses reporting a 10% decline in profitability, other finance and financial compliance results from the 12th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study are much more optimistic. For instance, the record federal spending during the year has leaders expecting revenues to increase. Go in depth with Deltek experts as they review the metrics and benchmarks.

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Veteran Owned Small GovCon Business Riptide Technology

Veteran-Owned Small Business Increases Efficiency & Grows Pipeline with Deltek’s One-Stop-Shop, Integrated Solutions

Why the timing was right for Riptide Technology to step away from managing their professional IT services business with generic solutions in order to step up data-based decision making and diversify the pool of future government contracting opportunities.

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Preparing for CMMC Assessments

Preparing for CMMC Assessments

Government contracting businesses are starting to see the initial requirements for the Department of Defense’s (DoDs) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) included in a variety of opportunities. What will assessors likely be looking for, and what should firms consider including in their readiness plans?

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Tidy Back Office Systems and Moving to the Cloud

The Importance of Keeping Your Back Office Tidy and Moving Your Business to the Cloud

If there’s anything the last 18 months has taught us, it’s that knowing the adaptability and capability of the systems that run government businesses is critical in navigating an uncertain environment. Adopting digitization by having reliable systems in place, particularly as a small business, can help firms confront evolving market conditions more quickly. Discover how the cloud played a pivotal role in keeping small government businesses afloat, and how it can help plan for future unknowns.

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Spotting the Red Flags with Generic Finance Accounting

Six Indicators to Catch Before They Become Finance, Accounting Red Flags

The first thought that growing government contracting businesses have as they compete for new opportunities is likely not about the capabilities and capacity of their generic finance, accounting solution. But, as contracts grow more complicated and compliance requirements narrow, how day-to-day operations function becomes increasingly important. Learn to spot the indicators it may be time to consider a more comprehensive, purpose-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

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