Government Contracting

A great place to engage with industry experts and stay up to date on insights, technology trends and best practices to succeed in government contracting.

Turn Knowledge into Wisdom with Business Intelligence for Project-Based ERP

Turning Knowledge into Wisdom with Business Intelligence for Project-Based Businesses

When it comes to decision making, knowledge truly is power. But, even more than the information itself is how it is analyzed, interpreted and reported within a project-based business to understand exactly how a firm is performing. Understand the basics of analytics and reporting, how they are different and how to obtain an object view into the workings of a business working in the government space. Second in a series.

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Managing Cost Type Contracts

Recovering Costs, Making a Profit and Avoiding Enforcement Action Managing Cost Type Contracts

A sharp contrast exists between the skills necessary for managing time and materials contracts versus their cost type counterparts. Partner expert Aronson LLC details what exactly a “cost” is and the finesse needed to navigate the requirements and obligations attached to cost type contracts.

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Deltek Supports Small Business

How One Small Government Firm Shifted from Survival Mode to Thriving with Deltek Costpoint

INFINITY Conference Group needed support to formally transition from a professional services firm to intentionally focusing on government contracting. Generic solutions complicated and bogged down day-to-day operations and made meeting compliance mandates even more difficult. Discover how Deltek Costpoint elevated this woman-owned small business’ performance and made them more competitive in the marketspace.

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Avoiding Common Pitfalls of CAS Transition

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of CAS Transition

Contracts that contain cost accounting standards (CAS) come with their own unique challenges. Sometimes there are exemptions. Sometimes they are modified rather than full coverage. All of it making preparing to meet the requirements that much more tricky. Learn the common concerns, questions and best practices for monitoring CAS applicability and the expectations government businesses will need to address.

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SMBs Need Project-Based ERP

Growth & Profitability Prompts Small Government Business' Move from Generic Accounting Solution to Costpoint

President and founder of Adaptic LLC – a small government business providing end-to-end systems engineering and analytic expertise for system enhancement – revisits the evaluation process that took his company from using a network of generic solutions for accounting, payroll and retirement management, to selecting Deltek Costpoint to support the evolution and expansion of his business.

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What You Need to Know About EVM

What You Need to Know About EVM and What It Means for a Business

Walk through the basics of Earned Value Management (EVM) to discover project management best practices that integrate considerations like scope, schedule and cost for an objective measure of project health.

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2021 Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study

Results from the 2021 Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Report are Almost Here

The wait is almost over! The 12th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Report will be available for download in a few short weeks. Get a preview of this year’s benchmarking results and find out how to register for the kickoff virtual event overview, as well as the nine-part in depth series exploring more specific business-area results.

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How Small Government Businesses Can Improve Diversification

How Small Businesses Can Improve Diversification in a Highly Competitive Market

Diversification of client base and agency work is a growth strategy identified by many government contracting leaders as important next steps to stay competitive. Small businesses generally tend to struggle with being able to diversify effectively due to limited budgets, time and resources. But, there are ways of overcoming these challenges to expand their portfolios.

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Department of Defense New IPMDAR Requirement

The "New" IPMDAR Has Been Released

The Department of Defense’s new IPMDAR requirement is a significant change to project performance reporting. Discover what is new, the impact it will have on how government businesses will manage their contracts and what to do to prepare.

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Expanding a Small Business Workforce Minus Growing Pains

We're Hiring - Expanding a Small Business Workforce Minus the Growing Pains

At some point, small government firms are faced with a daunting task – quickly scaling up their workforce to fulfill contract needs and requirements. It’s not unusual to grow from five full-time employees to 150 in 12 or 18 months in the government contracting space. What are important steps to consider that will set everyone up for success, current and future employees included?

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