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April 10, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Guide For Deltek Costpoint And Time & Expense

by Colin Quinn

As some of you may or may not be aware, Deltek announced some hot-fixes for Costpoint to assist customers in maintaining compliance in response to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). Deltek will be releasing a special regulatory release, according to the below schedule, to ensure compliance with the new act.

The United States Government recently released the Family First Coronavirus Response...

March 19, 2020

Risks of Running End-of-Life (EOL) Software

by Colin Quinn

At the end of a busy day, the last thing a CIO or Controller wants to read is an end-of-life (EOL) notice from one of their software providers. Work is tough enough – with constant security threats, budget cuts, time and expense requests, planning and forecasting reports and performance deliverables to be met – without needing to go through another risk assessment for outdated software.

So, the inevitable...

March 3, 2020

Why you should upgrade to IBM Cognos Analytics (11)

by Colin Quinn

With businesses generating more data than ever before, organizations need to invest in business intelligence (BI) capabilities to help generate greater insights from their data, drive better business decisions, and identify new opportunities.

IBM Cognos Analytics is a self-service analytics platform that integrates cognitive computing technology, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)...

February 25, 2020

5 Benefits of Planning Analytics for Government Contractors

by Colin Quinn

When it comes to planning and analytics, don’t compromise. Kinetek4Cast in-conjunction with IBM Planning Analytics Express goes beyond simply automating your planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes. It provides self-service analytics to all of your business users through an innovative planning workspace that empowers business users to seek better business results. Deliver insights automatically from your...

October 15, 2019

5 things to know (and do) before you get to Deltek Insight 2019

by Colin Quinn

When was the last time you attended a workshop, conference, or symposium in your current field? All offer an opportunity to gain a competitive edge, by continuing your ongoing learning and professional development, but attending a conference like Deltek Insight provides you with the unique opportunity to learn new information, gain additional knowledge, and make invaluable contacts.

Yet, attending a...

September 19, 2019

Our Top 3 (Maybe 4) Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Miss Deltek Insight 2019

by Colin Quinn

Deltek Insight is less than two months away, and it’s time to start making your final agenda and plans! Insight is the largest global conference for project-focused professionals and Kinetek is once again a proud Platinum sponsor of Deltek Insight 2019 in Orlando, FL.



Register for Deltek Insight 2019 and save $100 off of your registration using promo code KINDISCOUNT. Available for the first 15 users only...

July 10, 2019

Planning analytics: What is your enterprise plan?

by Colin Quinn

It all begins with a plan. Whether it’s the overall strategic plan or a detailed operational plan, this step is usually part of the overall enterprise performance management strategy, which encompasses financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Planning is in a unique position compared to the other analytics groups because it relies on outputs of all the other steps.

Even today spreadsheets remain one...

May 21, 2019

10th Annual Deltek Government Contracting Industry Study (Clarity) Highlights

by Colin Quinn

What are the current trends shaping the GovCon Industry?


Last year's Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study told a story of continued growth and optimism in the Government Contracting market.

This year's report largely reaffirms that sentiment, with organizations of all sizes seeing growth in 2018 and expecting continued growth, revenue, and increased competition to continue for at least another...

April 24, 2019

Top 3 Analytics Pain Points and the Answers

by Colin Quinn

Like kids complaining about how spring break is too short, data analysts always seem to be talking about pain points.

Unlike too short of a break from school, however, the kind of pain points analysts typically encounter can be a little more complicated.

In this post, we’ll be diving into the world of customer pain points – specifically, three pain points, what they are, and how you can position your...

January 25, 2019

(Myth-busting) 3 Common Accounting Myths in Manufacturing

by Colin Quinn

What if I told you that everything you learned in school was wrong.. Ok, not everything but most things as it relates to accounting in manufacturing. Let's dive into the three most common myths people have about accounting in manufacturing - myths that, often throw your business off balance and create major problems.



Inventory is an asset


Direct labor is consistent


Making (or Buying) more...

September 12, 2018

Deltek Insight - 5 Things To Know Before You Go

by Colin Quinn

To gain a competitive edge, it’s important to make learning and development an ongoing part of your professional development. Attending a conference like Deltek Insight provides a short and practical opportunity to learn new information, gain additional knowledge, and make valuable contacts.

Yet, attending a conference can be a costly and time-consuming experience. If you are planning on taking a day or more...

August 29, 2018

Top 3 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Miss Deltek Insight 2018

by Colin Quinn

Deltek Insight is the largest global conference for project-focused professionals. Kinetek is a proud Platinum sponsor of Deltek Insight 2018 in Dallas, TX. Join us November 5th – 8th for three days of peer networking, incredible sessions, and exciting entertainment.



Register for Deltek Insight 2018 and save $100 off of your registration using promo code KINETEK. Available for the first 15 users only -...

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