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Preparing for the Future of Cybersecurity Compliance

Reflecting on the Past to Prepare for the Future of Cybersecurity and Compliance

Cybersecurity compliance has been through quite the evolution. In recent months, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) have been top of mind for government contractors as they review their own readiness. Take a look back at the development of these compliance standards, and how they are being integrated into the security nets deployed by government agencies and businesses alike.

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Taking Control of CIO-SP4 Destiny with EVMS

Tips and Tools for Taking Control of Your CIO-SP4 Destiny

The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) is set to open the request for proposals window for the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) multi-award contract in the first quarter of 2021. To compete, businesses are pursuing every avenue to make themselves more attractive as solution and service providers. Review the steps to take now to better manage your CIO-SP4 destiny.

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CMMC Update

Latest CMMC Updates to Help You Prepare

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) request for proposal requirements are officially here. CMMC Provisional Assessors are in the field reviewing government contractor readiness. Read through the latest updates and guidance.

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System Investment for Mergers and Acquisitions

Preparing for the ‘When’ with Mergers & Acquisitions – Investing in Robust Business Systems

Preparing for a merger or acquisition for a government contractor often begins long before an offer is on the table. It actually starts when solutions and systems are selected to help run a business’ day-to-day operations. Learn how good investments can turn into great rewards for overall company value.

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Deltek GovCon Clarity 2020

Investing in the Future is the Chief Theme for Deltek Clarity Contract Management and Procurement

Contract management and procurement leaders are planning for the future by identifying where to make investments and improvements in strategy. Many pointed to making these adjustments as critical before the arrival of COVID-19, but with contracts already changing to align with new government missions and priorities due to the pandemic, evaluating exactly how each business area can be more effective has moved up the priority list. Discover how firms intend to invest in contract management and procurement, and how they are measuring success.

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Scheduler Spotlight Jess Gerry

Scheduler Spotlight: Creating a Culture of Communication

Experience a day-in-the-life of a seasoned planner/scheduler and earned value (EV) analyst with Northrop Grumman. From personal experiences to best practices, learn from her perspective on understanding the full landscape of a government project and how to keep teams organized and on schedule.

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DCAA and DCMA Audit Obligations

DCAA and DCMA Audit Obligations for Defense Contractors

Given the volume of Department of Defense (DoD) audits that have transpired over the course the past two fiscal years, one message is loud and clear – defense audits should be recognized as an annual exercise. Paying close attention to business systems is vital for Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) compliance. Review what contractors and manufacturers need to know to shore up their audit readiness.

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Item Unique Identification IUID Compliance

Item Unique Identification (IUID) Compliance

Once upon a time, the Department of Defense (DoD) was unable to account for its assets in the possession of government contractors. Thus, item unique identification (IUID) was born. IUID is integral to the management and tracking of government property, specifically serially-managed assets. But, what is the tracking methodology, how are audits conducted, and what are the implications for a lack of preparedness? Walk through the basics with Deltek partner Peter Collins, founder and CEO of A2B Tracking.

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Costpoint 8 is Here

Costpoint 8 is Here! Experience the Evolution

The wait is over! Deltek Vice President of Product Marketing Brian LaMee spotlights what users can expect from the features and functionality of Costpoint 8.

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Deltek GovCon Clarity 2020

Working Smarter & Quality Control Rise to the Top of Deltek Clarity Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing leaders are wrestling with quality control in a variety of ways. Talent shortages, compliance needs and data cued up struggles even before COVID-19, which have compounded as manufacturers retool to address safety demands. Discover how they are benchmarking performance through it all and working to improve output into 2021.

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