Microsoft Flexes ERP Muscle

When CACI International Inc. wanted to create an advanced budgeting and reporting software tool for federal agencies, it didn’t want to reinvent the wheel. Instead, the systems integrator sought to build on applications its customers had to minimize user resistance. CACI turned to Microsoft Corp., whose popular office applications are used by about 90 percent…

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Microsoft is Stepping Up Awareness around Microsoft Dynamics for Government Contractors

Microsoft launched an electronic advertising campaign on  www.fcw.com (Federal Computing Week)  and www.WashingtonTechnology.com Interested customers can click on a web banner which takes them to www.dynamicsbymicrosoft.com   There they can  sign up for a complimentary Strategy Consultation which will help them evaluate CRM and ERP solutions.  There is also the opportunity to get more information in the…

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DCAA Compliance Gets Easier with the Right Reporting Tools and Standard Reports

In speaking with Ken Bricker, former DCAA auditor and Senior Partner at Goodman and Co.  We asked Ken:   What do DCAA auditors look for in a commercially available accounting package? Auditors want to ensure that the accounting solution generates the reports they need to adequately show contract status and compliance. The reports need to…

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For Contractors in War Zones, Business Will Keep Growing

Defense Watch’s own Sandra I. Erwin posted an article about increases in spending – see below…… The constant sniping in Washington about military contractors — particularly those doing business in Iraq — ignores the inescapable conclusion that the privatization of government functions not only is here to stay, but is going to get bigger. By…

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BAE Systems Using Microsoft CRM

        Dena Tompros, Director of Enterprise Systems Management will share her insights around planning and deploying Microsoft CRM to help BAE Business Development resources  collaborate throughout the capture process.  Interesting challenge they were able to overcome is how to better manage and confirm the unclassified depiction of classified opportunities and ensure that resources were not pursuing the same opportunities by…

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Give Your Best Customers a Megaphone – Spotlight on Mancon!

Mancon, a High Growth Government Contractor has become a raving fan about their experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  It made a lot of sense to help other government contractors to become familiar with their story.  Fun to google this to see all the press activity – it was picked up by over 60 news sources. …

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Microsoft Midmarket Government Contractor Summit Feb 8, 2008- Register Today!

Join Microsoft for a day geared to helping Government contractors capture more business and manage financial growth.Curt Kolcun, VP of Microsoft Federal Business will keynote this Midmarket Government Contractor Summit.  Mr. Kolcun  will provide insight to Government Contractors on trends in federal business.  Breakouts will follow with industry experts and government contractor customers who will…

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8a, Hubzone and Womens Procurement FAQ

Interesting FAQ that was published by www.Secaf.org 8(a) Program: Q: Why hasn’t SBA raised the net worth requirements through regulations? A: SBA and the SBA’s own Office of Inspector General have had a longstanding disagreement about this issue. While it may be problematic in some industries, SBA has not seen a drop in applications or…

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