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Could Your Small Business Benefit Big from Runway Rules for Government Contracts?

Jan 15, 2020
Could Your Small Business Benefit Big from Runway Rules for Government Contracts?
Recent initiatives adopted by the U.S. Small Business Administration to act on 2018 legislation are expected to open the door for more small businesses to vie for federal government contracts. Enacted by SBA in January 2020, the long-awaited rules implement provisions of the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018.

New Release: Unanet 19.2

Jan 10, 2020
New Release: Unanet 19.2
We are excited to kick off 2020 with the release of Unanet 19.2, a tremendous upgrade that expands on purchasing functionality and introduces many new features to make your company more scalable than ever in the new year. These enhancements provide unique capabilities that enable large prime contractors to integrate thousands of their subcontractors into a single system for subcontractor management, delivering transformational improvements in administrative costs for both prime and sub.

Cash is King for Government Contractors: How to Accelerate Cash Flow

Nov 5, 2019
Cash is King for Government Contractors: How to Accelerate Cash Flow
The ability to generate positive cash flow is important for a government contractor to create value and for so many small businesses, lack of cash can result in failure. Profitability is a good sign, but it’s not sustainable if the profits are stuck in accounts receivable (AR). There are two important metrics you can use to evaluate cash flow:

5 Steps to Resource Management Maturity

Sep 9, 2019
5 Steps to Resource Management Maturity
People really are the most important asset a company has, yet so many companies struggle to truly manage this resource. How much more profitable would you be if you increased utilization of your resources? How much more on-time would your projects be if you had the right people at the right time for the right tasks? In this blog, we’ll walk you through 5 steps to resource management maturity so you can see not only at what level your organization currently sits, but where you'd like to go in the future.

What is the DCAA, and What Audits Do They Perform?

Aug 22, 2019
What is the DCAA, and What Audits Do They Perform?
What is the DCAA? The Defense Contract Audit Agency's primary function is to perform contract and financial audits for agencies that are responsible for acquisition and contract administration for the US Government.

Tips for a Successful CPSR - CPSR part 5

Jul 19, 2019
Tips for a Successful CPSR
If you're facing an upcoming review, you could benefit from our tips for a successful CPSR! To succeed in your CPSR, prepare a strategic plan; prepare yourself with policies, procedures, and tools; understand the purpose of the review; study the guidebook; and more! Read our blog to help you prepare.

CPSR Requirements and DFARS 252.244.7001(a) – CPSR part 4

Jul 9, 2019
CPSR Requirements and DFARS 252.244.7001(a)
The Business Systems Rule sets forth 24 system criteria that must be present in all contractor purchasing systems for a purchasing system to be “acceptable.” The criteria are outlined in DFAR 252.244-7001(a). In this blog, we will review these CPSR requirements. Below, the DFARS criteria are grouped into summary activities with the applicable criterion.

DCAA Compliance Trends – DCAA 2018 Report to Congress

Jul 2, 2019
DCAA Compliance Trends – DCAA 2018 Report to Congress
Each year, DCAA sends a report to Congress discussing the previous year. The 2018 report is ready and full of interesting information about expected DCAA compliance trends. In our blog, we take a closer look.

The Benefits of Digital Transformation for Government Contractors

Jul 2, 2019
The Benefits of Digital Transformation for Government Contractors
Digital transformation appears to some as a just a buzzword. However, it's fast becoming an essential business priority for the C-suite in all sizes of government contractors in the drive for sustainable competitive advantage. Unanet customers have experienced significant digital transformation. Hear from them in our blog.

CPSR Policies and Procedures – CPSR Part 3

Jun 28, 2019
CPSR Policies and Procedures
CPSR policies & procedures make all the difference! Having & adhering to policies and procedures is the largest part of this review. So, making sure your documentation is in order, up-to-date, followed & monitored is critical. Read our blog for tips for developing CPSR policies & procedures.