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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...

February 20, 2018

IBM Cognos Analytics Builds Upon Core Strengths

by Colin Quinn

IBM Cognos Analytics provides unsurpassed security and governance at every level, including data and reports, the dashboards, as well as the information that is distributed on a daily or weekly basis. Even though IBM Cognos Analytics opens doors to a breadth of company data, tight controls are in place that can govern who has access to what. For any number of reasons, departments throughout the enterprise might...

April 24, 2017

5 things to consider when choosing a business intelligence tool for your business

by Colin Quinn

Selecting the right BI technology has never been more important.


As Gartner indicated, there is shift away from IT-led Business Intelligence to Self-Service Analytics. That trend continues into 2017. Today’s tech-savvy workers are more comfortable then ever using cloud-based and mobile solutions. We live in an instant-gratification society, which means access needs to be available anytime, anywhere. Your...

November 18, 2016

Deltek Insight 2016 - Top 5 Takeaways

by Colin Quinn

Each year, Insight gets bigger and better – with new content, more hands-on time with product and industry experts, unmatched networking opportunities and unique experiences and 2016 was no exception.

Sadly, Insight 2016 has come to an end - If your anything like us your rummaging through your stack of business cards, trying to get Sugar Ray and LoCash songs out of your head, and trying to figure out...

August 5, 2016

You’ve Chosen Business Software, Now What? The Importance of Training

by Colin Quinn

So you’ve made the tough choice, selected your software, implementation is now underway and you are shortly due to go live. So much to organize and prepare for and often the most critical and overlooked process of incorporating end-user training is forgotten – arguably the most important piece. Unless your staff are properly trained on using your new software, you cannot expect to reap the full benefits of...

June 24, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Costpoint

by Colin Quinn

Here are some considerations to encourage you to replace or at least reduce mouse habits and start using shortcut keys extensively..

1.Efficiency
It is generally acknowledged by tech guru's that you can increase your productivity and accomplish more tasks by using the keyboard instead of mouse. In other words, it’s easier and gets your job done faster:). Take for example the task of selecting all the text in...

June 13, 2016

How Employee Software Training Can Help Your Company Meet Its Goals

by Colin Quinn

Successful organizations are always searching for more efficient and better ways to reach goals faster. If business development training isn’t number one on your list priorities for this year, then your company could be missing out on crucial business benefits.

Fact: Smarter employees make for more successful businesses. The importance of emerging technology, such as employee software training, lies in...

February 8, 2016

Beer Brewer Quenches Thirst with IBM's Predictive Analytics

by Colin Quinn

Here's how 172-year-old beer maker Pabst is using IBM's predictive analytics to reinvent itself..


We've all had a "PBR" at some point, the Pabst Brewing Company which has been around since 1844 has brewed several popular beer brands, but none more notable then Pabst Blue Ribbon.

The 172-year-old beer brewer may have started selling beer in the 19th century, but it hasn't remained trapped in the past...

January 12, 2016

How to choose the best accounting software for your business

by Colin Quinn

Have you ever noticed your employees spend more time managing the books and dealing with cumbersome spreadsheets, then you'd like.. Then accounting software may be the right choice for your business. Streamlining your processes by reducing, or completely eliminating the need to constantly manually re-enter the same data on multiple sources, can save you time, money, and your sanity.

Accounting software is a...

October 21, 2015

How IBM Cognos Training Pays for Itself

by Colin Quinn

Kinetek is the leading training provider of IBM Cognos. We offer the full range of training solutions for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence at our Training Facility in Reston.

At Kinetek, we understand the critical role education plays in maximizing the value of our clients IBM Cognos software investment. Therefore, we offer comprehensive role-based training courses that enable trainees to quickly master the...

September 9, 2015

New Training Dates for October 2015

by Colin Quinn

Did you miss out on signing up for training in September? No worries, we have posted new dates for the same great courses in October!

Don't miss out again and reserve your seat for our three back-to-back sessions today!



IBM Cognos Query Studio Training - October 19
IBM Report Studio Training - October 20-21
IBM Report Studio Advanced Training - October 22-23

Above is an upcoming schedule of...

August 28, 2015

Why you should Attend Software Training!

by Colin Quinn

Nowadays technology changes every five minutes, especially if you’re in the software industry. Keeping up with the latest trends can be a real challenge when you’re already managing a full-time development or testing job. Whether you’re looking to become an all star with the latest tool your company is implementing, become a smooth operator at an existing tool, or are looking to move up the corporate...

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