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SAP Solution for Government Contractors in Aerospace and Defense

SAP solutions for government contracting in Aerpspace & Defense from Dassian
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The Basics of Government Contract Accounting

Government Contract Accounting (GCA) is the maintenance of an organization's official financial books and accounting records, its policies, and procedures, all of which facilitate the tracking of, reporting on, and billing for, all costs, for any government contract, in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).  In order to meet
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Organizing Federal and Commercial Businesses by Legal Entity

Organizing Federal and Commercial Businesses by Legal Entity Overview                 Many companies perform against both commercial and Federal contracts.  SAP as an enterprise wide ERP technology platform is intended to run common processes for a corporation and provide a single source for all data.  Leveraging the power of SAP,
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What is Total Time Accounting, or Total Time Reporting?

Labor cost is an important element of project cost accounting, not only for the professional services industry, but for manufacturing and other industries. The US government requires that cost be allocated fairly and equitably across a company's various cost objectives, in reasonable proportion to the benefit accruing to them. A
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DCAA Compliance – the Pitfalls and the Burdens

Compliance – the Pitfalls and the Burdens Having read many articles and discussions on Compliance and related topics plus years of experience helping clients implement software and processes to aid in gaining or maintaining compliance there appear to be many pitfalls to the process. There are specific regulations regarding
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Managing Contracts by DPAS Rating

DPAS rating stands for Defense Priority & Allocations System Rating which supports the priorities and allocations authority of the Defense Production Act of 1950 which authorized the President to require preferential treatment of national defense programs. The purpose of DPAS is to assure the timely availability of industrial resources to
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Managing Government Flow Down Requirements , Static MRP Pegging in SAP

Why would you want to statically peg MRP replenishments to the right contract? When your procurement or manufacturing focus is against a particular contract or project, some or all of the information associated with that contract or project must flow down to sub-contractors, vendors, and the shop floor.   Government contractors
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Sales Contracts With Funding Limits or Ceilings

Sales contracts that have funding limits are common in professional services firms and government contractors. Entering funding limits and reducing the overall billing to those funding limits is the desired ERP and accounting system behavior.  These types of contracts are typically called time and material or cost plus.  SAP can
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Definition of Centric Project Management and Tools that Support It

Centric Project Management is the integrated connection of Project Management Processes and Information.  In order to achieve this, the execution of your projects must occur in an integrated system with all other supporting business processes.  SAP is the most powerful integration software on the market today.  The business processes in
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Planning Control Accounts and Work Packages in SAP

In the Project Systems module of SAP you create Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) which establishes a project hierarchy to plan cost and schedule.  However, for many large organizations the right level of project management may not always fit within the constraints of a WBS structure.  For that reason they will
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