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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...

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...

Benefits of Purchase Orders & How to Create a Purchase Order in Deltek Costpoint

August 16, 2021

Benefits of Purchase Orders & How to Create a Purchase Order in Deltek Costpoint

by Colin Quinn

Are you running a small or mid-sized company not using purchase orders? They may be more important than you think...


When most small businesses start out, they forego purchase orders in favor of handshake deals and informal processes. Blindly instilling trust in a seller or using an unspoken agreement with a small-time supplier or a trusted vendor is never a smart move. 

What happens if there’s ever a...

Extend the reach of Costpoint with ODBC access to maximize interoperability

June 10, 2021

Extend the reach of Costpoint with ODBC access to maximize interoperability

by Colin Quinn

An Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is a standard and specific application programming interface (API) that lets software connect with database management systems while remaining independent of them. This is important because it allows applications to interact with multiple databases simultaneously using Structured Query Language (SQL) to connect databases and file systems dynamically and easily.

The ODBC...

Why now is the best time to make Cybersecurity and Compliance a priority

April 30, 2021

Why now is the best time to make Cybersecurity and Compliance a priority

by Colin Quinn

The Ever-Expanding Cyber Threat:

The number of cyber-attacks has significantly increased over the past year. The growth of connectivity, the COVID-19 pandemic, and increased remote work have contributed exponentially to the rise in cyber threats and attacks.

Ransom attacks, phishing schemes, spyware, malware, and criminal enterprises are becoming more sophisticated every year, searching for network...

Our core 4 reasons why you can't afford to miss (Virtual) Deltek Insight 2020!

August 18, 2020

Our core 4 reasons why you can't afford to miss (Virtual) Deltek Insight 2020!

by Colin Quinn

With so many virtual events happening right now, virtual conferences offer a new and exciting opportunity to engage, learn, promote, and connect. Discover our core 4 reasons why you can't afford to miss year's virtual event!

May 17, 2017

Why now is the best time to migrate to Deltek Costpoint – Part 2 Insight

by Colin Quinn

In our first installment of our three-part series on "Why now is the best time to migrate to Deltek Costpoint" we discussed GCS support and what it means for your business.

Previous Post: Why now is the best time to migrate to Deltek Costpoint – Part 1 Support



Now we will discuss another area of concern we've heard from our growing customers - insight. No, not the annual Deltek conference, but the...

May 4, 2017

Why now is the best time to migrate to Deltek Costpoint – Part 1 Support

by Colin Quinn

If you're reading this, chances are you have received a letter mailed from Deltek CEO, Michael Corkery back in October describing Deltek’s future plans for their GCS support services.

The most common concerns we have received have been:

What exactly do the support changes mean for the immediate future? What does this mean for current users?
For now, users do not have anything to be concerned about, sure...

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