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Understanding Basics of FAR and CAS Compliance

Building Block Basics for FAR and CAS Compliance

Whether you are taking your first steps as a government contractor or have a Ph.D. in RFPs (request for proposals), chances are some of the first agency acronyms you filed away for future work are FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and CAS (Cost Accounting Standards). Peek behind the curtain for each to gain some important compliance readiness tips and resources.

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2019 Top GovCon Blogs

In Case You Missed It - Top Five 2019 Government Contracting Blog Posts

Compliance was the hottest blog topic for 2019. Look back at some of Deltek’s most reviewed posts, covering everything from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) audits, procurement software benefits and FAR and GSA compliance to better understand the compliance rules of engagement for 2020.

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2020 Clarity GovCon Survey Open

11th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Survey Now Open

The 2020 Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Survey is now open! See why the survey is important, how your experience and expertise will inform the final Clarity Study and what to expect as a participant.

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Key Takeaways with Business Continuity Planning

Preparing for the Unknown: 4 Key Takeaways When Thinking About Business Continuity

The bad news: government contracting firms will eventually face business disruptions. They could come in the form of cyber event/attack, government shutdown, natural disaster or the loss of a key executive. The good news: building solid business continuity and disaster recovery plans can start today with four key steps.

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Clarity GovCon Study Procurement and Manufacturing

Procurement and Manufacturing Results Make Their Clarity GovCon Debut

The Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study expanded its coverage in 2019 with the addition of both procurement and manufacturing results, trends and challenges. Findings in each business areas reinforce the bullish market sentiments found throughout the Study, including more contract dollars and manufacturing orders and output than in previous years.

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2019 Clarity GovCon Industry Study Information Technology

The Big Reveal: 10th Annual Clarity Study Exposes GovCon IT Trends

The optimism continues as information technology (IT) leaders share their thoughts in the 2019 Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study. Investments are being made after years of tightened purse strings. Discover the what, why and when of where money is likely to be spent.

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Simplifying Complex Compensation Plans

Simplifying the Complex World of Employee Incentive Plans

Retaining talent in order to maintain growth momentum is a major struggle for small business graduates. Learn how human resources leaders are getting creative with their incentive compensation plans, and how to uncomplicated the complexities.

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Are You on FIAR Yet

Are You on FIAR Yet?

All Department of Defense (DoD) suppliers are impacted by the Financial Improvement Audit Readiness initiative (FIAR). Primarily, it has to do with the costs charged to the DoD and whether the internal systems used to manage the details for government contractors match agency standards.

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2019 Clarity GovCon Industry Study Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management Challenges Facing Government Contractors Today & Tomorrow

The Human Capital Management (HCM) results from the 10th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study revealed exactly what is working, and what might need more effort in the coming year. The results demonstrated significant strides forward, specifically around reducing turnover.

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Stress Free Choosing ERP

How to be Stress Free When Choosing Your ERP

It’s time for government contractors to face their fear of outgrowing an accounting system. Discover how to shift into a mindset that will aid in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) review to ultimately  identify the best solution.

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