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Top 10 Disruptive Technologies for U.S. Military Future Consideration

A new wave of technology innovation to be used by our U.S. military has been a recent directive of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to "embrace a spirit of innovation and adaptabilty across our defense enterprise". Citing an article in the Nationial Defense Magazine, November 2014 issue, the writers and editors
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SAP Business Suite on HANA and Resource-Related Billing

Many of us in the government contracting industry leverage resource-related billing.   As we are all aware, in order to provide the most accurate billing backup reporting we must use resource-related billing configured to read the lowest level data which is the costing document line item details.   Often using RRB configured
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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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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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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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Contracts and Billing by ACRN, Accounting Classification Reference Number

Have you recently received a government contract that requires you to bill by ACRN?    Are you doing this today in an excel spreadsheet? What is an ACRN? ACRN stands for Accounting Classification Reference Number.  This is how the government allocates funding for government contracts.  It is often referred to
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The Need for Transparency as a Means to Address Market Conditions Today

Webcast Replay Enabling Action Based on Insight The Government Contracting Market Today Today's market can be best described as, uncertain.  A federal budget crisis that never seems to end, increasing competition, decreasing margins, efficiency demands to do more with less, consolidation, and the constant shifting and aligning of work forces
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10 Keys to Evaluating DCAA Compliant Accounting Software

What are the 10 keys to Evaluating DCAA Compliant Accounting Software? Let's approach this on a question and answer basis. Q: Who is the DCAA? A: The DCAA is the Defense Contract Audit Agency. It was established as a separate agency of the Department of Defense in July 1965 and
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SMB Government Contracting Solution

SMB Government Contracts Are you a Small to Medium Business dealing with government contracts? Running into government compliance issues? Can your old system no longer cope? SAP and Dassian may have the answer to these problems! You may think that SAP is beyond your reach. SAP is often considered
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