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Small businesses made their voices heard in the 11th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study. With nearly half of all participants claiming small business status, they provided valuable insights into the trends and challenges affecting strategy and opportunity in the months and year to come. Review the five most impactful results that could help set your business apart.
Navigating the discovery process for a new-to-you enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can feel daunting. How do you know what you need? Which solution is the best fit? Start with four key considerations to help narrow the field and keep your government contracting firm in the driver’s seat.
Evaluating the capacity of internal systems generally isn’t the number one to-do item for government contractors while managing a period of dynamic growth. Often times it’s not number two or even number 10. However, if a firm is relying on generic, mass-market solutions, such as QuickBooks®, for accounting and overall business management, as workloads increase, likely so do the problems. The time to pop the hood and review how a solution is truly performing is now before the first “check engine” light comes on.
Generic, out-of-the-box solutions, like QuickBooks®, are a common place to start for many small businesses managing government contracts. Though these solutions can hold small government contracting firms together initially, in the long run, vulnerabilities inevitably emerge that can put government contractors at significant risk. Specifically, what are the top accounting challenges that can impact a small firm’s day-to-day, and what are the answers they need to help keep the government as their client?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Every small and medium government contractor experiences their own set of infrastructure growing pains. Appointed to address enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs from the infancy/start-up phase, through the awkward teen years to the next evolution for a business… Deltek Now, the option that makes Costpoint accessible and attainable.
Finance and financial compliance leaders have gone on the record with the 10th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study… they are feeling bullish about the market, organizational growth and audit preparedness. But, will the optimism last?
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