Empowering the Project Team – Extending Microsoft Dynamics SL to achieve real-time project control

There is an additional opportunity to see the presentation following the Microsoft Government Contractor Summit on December 11th. This presentation will be presented by Donna Kilbourn with Unanet, live via the web on Thursday January 8 at 1pm EST: Empowering the Project Team – extending Microsoft Dynamics SL to achieve real-time project control and improved…

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Dynamics NAV Launch Preview Session – 12/11/2008

Pleasant Valley Business Solutions provided an interesting preview session at the Microsoft Government Contractor Summit to showcase NAV 2009 which will be a completely 3-Tier Architecture financial management solution.  This will allow for the full accounting solution to be completely accessibly in a secure way via the Internet.  This will also allow for even greater support…

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How to Manage Your Projects for Greater Profitability

This session presentation in now posted. RSM McGladrey who has powered many government contractors with Dynamics SL.  Their client success story at CALIBRE was one of several customer case studies featured at the Microsoft Government Contractor Summit.  Key to their session was aiding government contractors in better business reporting and indirect rate Analyses.  By reviewing…

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CIO-CFO Best Practice Session – Microsoft Government Contractor Summit

Larrry Mocniak, CFO of Phoenix International and Bill Barkovic, CIO of CALIBRE shared their experiences in leveraging Microsoft Dynamics for greater efficiency for their government contractor organizations.  Both individuals had just Deltek’s products in the past and opted not to choose them for their current financial management systems.  The Phoenix International Case Study can be…

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Microsoft’s Commitment to Government Contracting Demonstrated at the 2nd Annual GC Summit!

Despite a very rainy morning in DC, Microsoft hosted over 200 government contractors at the Fairview Park Mariott on December 11th, 2008.  The day opened with an industry panel which focused on Exit Strategies in Turbulent Times. This session was sponsored by Pleasant Valley Business Solutions and and moderated by Nick Wakeman, Washington Technology Editor-in-chief. Panelists…

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For government contractors, Obama means more oversight

Interesting article by Darlene Darcy in the Washington Business Journal this past week – especially the part about Obama’s interest in auditing 25% of the large government contracts (see excerpt below) and full link to the article above. ================================= Cuts in federal spending are not the only thing government contractors should be worrying about. The…

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Incubation Week – Share the news with your Enteprenuer Friends

This is shaping up to be a fantastic event geared for Startups and Students. It is being held in December 15-19, 2008 in Reston MTC, VA. There will be commercial and student teams, who would develop their business idea on CRM Platform and present it to a panel of judges (Angel Investors, VCs, Business Professors, CRM…

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The Technology Implications of the Obama Win

This blog posting written by Bob Gourley provides some insights into the changing landscape of government spending under President-Elect Obama. A very hot topic among all technologists, from DC to Silicon Valley, is how the Obama election will change the technology landscape.   There are five key megatrends in IT today, and we should analyze change in…

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Financial software tug of war Microsoft designs product suite in quest to grab market share from Deltek

See this Washington Technology Article written by Dave Hubler for a look at how Microsoft is gaining momentum as an alternative to Deltek.  Below is an excerpt from a customer who has used both solutions: Richard Boden, president and CEO of the Boden Group, a professional services provider in Woodbridge, Va., has used Deltek and…

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Government IT Contractor Shows Force Is With Microsoft Dynamics NAV

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 4, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Force 3 Inc., a leading IT solutions provider to the federal government and other organizations, has selected Microsoft Dynamics NAV to integrate and streamline its project accounting and financial management operations, manage its fast-growing business, and handle the stringent compliance obligations it faces…

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