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The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 3)

September 16, 2022

The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 3)

by Colin Quinn

In part three, the final post of this series, we will complete our conversation with the final four MMAS Standards of the Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System Compliance Audits. We will highlight how to maintain consistent, accurate, and adequate controls to ensure your project manufacturing business can remain compliant. We will focus on Material Costing and Borrow Paybacks, Inventory Allocation for Common Inventory and Commingled Inventory, Compliance and the Consequences of Non-Compliance.

Deltek Costpoint 8.1 is Here! What’s New and Coming Soon in Costpoint 8.2?

July 7, 2022

Deltek Costpoint 8.1 is Here! What’s New and Coming Soon in Costpoint 8.2?

by Colin Quinn

Kinetek Consulting is here to support your transition to Deltek Costpoint 8.1. We understand that the needs of no two clients are the same, but the information present in this blog is intended to help guide you on how to manage and plan your Costpoint environment upgrade whether you are converting from Costpoint 7.1.1 or Costpoint 8.0. If you are ready to start your Costpoint upgrade, contact our Costpoint subject matter experts now to discuss your project needs.

Exploring the 13th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Report

June 6, 2022

Exploring the 13th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Report

by Colin Quinn

Deltek announced the release of the 13th Annual Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study last week, it aims to identify and share the current trends and market outlooks in the government contracting (GovCon) landscape for 2022 and beyond.

After collecting survey responses from over 650 members of the GovCon community, Deltek has revealed their findings to help contractors address the biggest...

The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 2)

May 2, 2022

The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 2)

by Colin Quinn

In part one of our blog series "The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance." we covered the first three MMAS standards and discussed 'sparking' the imaginative curiosity of the next generation of manufacturers - by showcasing the reality of modern manufacturing compliance.

In part two of this series, we will continue our discussion of the next three MMAS Standards...

Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) to replace Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) Number

April 5, 2022

Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) to replace Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) Number

by Colin Quinn

On April 4th, the General Services Administration (GSA) will complete a major technology modernization project that began back in 2012 – The federal government will be replacing the Dun and Bradstreet numbers (DUNS) number with a new Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) known as the Unique Entity ID. Continue reading to learn what that means for your small business, and what you need to do now...

Top 5 Benefits of Approval Workflow Automation in Deltek Costpoint

March 14, 2022

Top 5 Benefits of Approval Workflow Automation in Deltek Costpoint

by Colin Quinn

Sales transactions and information are dependent upon approvals. Deltek Costpoint WorkFlow can automate the approval process to increase the productivity of business units, improve the quality of work, whilst expediting and streamlining operations.

Speed and timing are of the utmost importance in sales. From identifying opportunities, arranging demos, generating quotes, and completing follow-ups, there are...

Contractors Guide - Which Costpoint is RIGHT for me?

February 15, 2022

Contractors Guide - Which Costpoint is RIGHT for me?

by Colin Quinn

As a Government Contractor, you know Deltek Costpoint offers unparalleled project management, accounting, reporting, and compliance for project-driven organizations. What you might not know is that there is more than one option available to you... Continue reading our comprehensive guide below where we dive into details, benefits, and differences between Costpoint for Enterprise and Costpoint for Small Business...

End-of-life software: Why ignoring Costpoint 7.1 EOL timelines… is a bad idea

January 26, 2022

End-of-life software: Why ignoring Costpoint 7.1 EOL timelines… is a bad idea

by Colin Quinn

Friendly reminder - Deltek Costpoint 7.1 will be entering sustaining support beginning on March 1, 2022! What does The Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Wall of China have in common? They were both built to last forever! Your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Accounting software? Not so much. Technology today seems to come with an ever-increasingly shorter lifespan, in most accounting, and finance departments...

Give the Gift of Insights this Holiday Season...

November 29, 2021

Give the Gift of Insights this Holiday Season...

by Colin Quinn

Have you finished your holiday shopping? Or maybe you’re like me and haven’t even started. Here is your chance to skip the crazy Black Friday lines and Cyber Monday carts by gifting your business, team, or startup with a gift that truly keeps on giving – IBM Cognos Analytics.

Have a data lover on your list? Or maybe you've got someone who needs a little data organization and AI exploration to spark joy...

Comprehensive Guide: Cognos Enterprise vs Cognos Express

November 8, 2021

Comprehensive Guide: Cognos Enterprise vs Cognos Express

by Colin Quinn

Cognos Enterprise v.s. Cognos Express
Did you know that IBM has two offerings for organizations looking for a complete Business Intelligence and Planning solution? The first and more well-known is IBM Enterprise and the other is the lesser-known and more cost-effective IBM Express. 

Like many companies emerging from the pandemic, you are probably reevaluating your organization's spending and searching for...

The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 1)

October 1, 2021

The 10 Key Elements of Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) Compliance. (Part 1)

by Colin Quinn

National Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday in October, is celebrated to 'spark' the imaginative curiosity of the next generation of manufacturers - by showcasing the reality of modern manufacturing. Together companies and leaders collaborate to educate and inspire the next generation of manufacturers by demonstrating the importance of manufacturing.

As a leading consulting and...

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