Microsoft Hiring Cleared Services and Sales Resources for Microsoft Public Sector Consulting

Microsoft has ongoing needs in several areas across the Public Sector Services business.  Many openings will be in the Washington, DC Metro, the Baltimore, MD Metro and NYC Metro areas but we will have openings around the country and around the world.  In most cases a clearance is highly desired so individuals with clearance or…

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New law puts contractor performance in the public spotlight

Technorati Tags: Supplemental Appropriations Act for Fiscal 2010 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act allows public access to Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System By Matthew Weigelt Aug 05, 2010 A  new supplemental appropriations law has given the public access to the most comprehensive contractor database, rekindling the debate about limits to transparency in government. The…

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Stan Soloway Speaks on Budget Spending and Insourcing Trends at Unanet’s Recent User Conference

Stan Soloway, CEO of the Professional Services Council, presented a market and policy briefing at the Unanet Annual Customer Meeting in Tysons Corner, VA on April 30. Unanet provides project management software which complements Microsoft Dynamics and event attendees included more than 100 government contractors and other professional service providers. Stan touched on a range…

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“Reaching the Next Level” Best Practice Panel for Government Contractor Executives to be held May 18th – 6pm at the Tower Club, Mclean, VA

Government contractor execs looking to reach the next level are often slowed by early decisions that now hinder growth. For example, many early-stage government contractors implemented entry-level accounting solutions, such as QuickBooks, just to get started. They also deployed rudimentary insurance and accounting practices that were enough to cover the firm in its early days.When…

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Tune in to listen to an informative session on DCAA Compliance – what it takes and helpful tips on how to engage with DCAA

Being audited by the DCAA is a necessary outcome of doing business with the government. Tune into this month’s Gov Con Straight Talk with Microsoft to learn what to expect during a DCAA system audit and what government contactors can do today to help ensure they successfully pass when faced with an audit. The panel…

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Federal Contractor Achieves DCAA Compliance And Accelerates Growth with ERP Solution

“It’s a key success metric for us to have systems and business processes that are DCAA compliant. That was the first accomplishment that we can credit to implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV.” – Steven Miller, CFO Powertek Corporation For a federal contractor like Powertek Corporation, efficient financial management and compliance with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)…

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Earned Value Management Tips and Tricks

A recent whitepaper was published to in Washington Technology Magazine highlighting best practices around Earned Value Management for government contractors. This whitepaper can be downloaded here. Here are a few of the tips included provided by Bill Wenchel, Sr. Project Manager, Management Concepts: 1.  Look for an EVM system flexible enough to provide for varying…

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Tune in Tuesday March 16th at 10am on Federal News Radio (1500 AM)– Gov Con Straight Talk

This month’s Topic is Earned Value Management – listen on March 16th or on demand at this Federal News Radio Listen Tuesday, March 16th at 10 AM Transparency and Accountability Drive Government’s Growing Earned Value Management Requirements. Microsoft in partnership with Unanet Technologies and SSI Consulting together bring industry expertise on this subject which is…

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This just in from First Research – A view on 1st Quarter Results for Government Contracting

Did your revenues decline or increase? Revenues Rose in 2009 for Many Contractors – Half of government contractors saw revenues increase in 2009 thanks to new business, according to a recent Grant Thornton survey. While the recession battered the commercial sector, government contracting actually grew; only 20 percent of contractors reported revenue declines. The survey…

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Is your current financial software up to the task?

Doing business with the government can be profitable and, at the same time, daunting. With the complexity of contract compliance, FAR regulations, and DCAA Audits, many companies have a large staff working to keep up with all the regulatory and compliance issues. Are you interested in any of the following? Improving profit margins Reducing indirect…

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