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AGA-Grant Thornton Survey Sheds Light on How Gov't CFOs Manage Finances Amid COVID-19

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The Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton's public sector arm have released a new survey describing how chief financial officers from federal and state government agencies manage the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and outlining several recommendations agency CFOs should consider as they navigate through the health crisis.

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EY Helps HUD CFO Office Adopt Robotic Process Automation Tech; Irv Dennis Quoted

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development has enlisted the help of Ernst & Young to simplify the agency's financial management processes through the implementation of robotics process automation technology, Federal News Network reported Monday. Irv Dennis, chief financial officer of HUD and a 36-year EY veteran, said the partnership used RPA to shorten a manual process from 2.6K hours to 65.

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Guidehouse Lands DoD Financial Mgmt Support Contract; Scott McIntyre Quoted

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The Department of Defense has awarded Guidehouse a five-year contract to help modernize DoD's financial management processes. Guidehouse will provide audit remediation, financial management improvement and data analysis to provide operations support to the department's deputy chief financial officer. “It“˜s an honor for our financial management professionals to work with a great client addressing complex accounting, business process, information systems and data challenges,“ said Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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SAIC’s Mark Forman: CIOs Should Help Agency Leaders Recognize Need for Digital Tools

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Mark Forman, vice president of digital government strategy at Science Applications International Corp., wrote in a commentary published Monday on FCW that government chief information officers should help agency leaders understand the importance of adopting cloud, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and other digital government tools as they transition from response to the recovery phase during the coronavirus pandemic.

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GBC Surveys Agency Leaders on AI Adoption, Priorities; ViON's Rob Davies Quoted

A Government Business Council report says only 22 percent of federal government leaders said their organizations are in the process of adopting artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Monday. GBC partnered with ViON on the study, which was underwritten by Dell EMC and based on an online survey of 668 federal, civilian and military agency leaders and decision makers conducted in February and March.

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CollabraLink Awarded HHS Financial Mgmt Automation Support Contract; Rahul Pandhi Quoted

CollabraLink Technologies will help the Department of Health and Human Services automate financial management operations under a multiyear contract. The company said Wednesday it will leverage its agile software development and human-centered design capabilities to help the HHS program service center’s business office streamline its budgetary activities. “This is a critical program for PBO …

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CACI to Continue Support for DoD Financial Mgmt System; DeEtte Gray Comments

CACI International has received a potential five-year, $23 million contract to continue to help the Defense Department update and maintain an enterprise financial management system. The company said Monday it will provide onsite financial management support, as well as help design, build, test, implement and sustain an Oracle Enterprise Business System  platform for …

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Department of Labor Seeks IT and Financial Management Services

The Department of Labor has posted a sources sought notice seeking information technology professional and financial services in support of the DoL Wage and Hour Division. IT professional services will include Agile framework development, big data analytics, IT modernization, mobility, security, operation and maintenance; while financial services will cover management, DoL …

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Sehlke Details Pillars of Financial & Feeder System Optimization Methodology

Arlington, Virginia-based Sehlke Consulting has created a four-pillar approach meant to help federal customers transform their financial management systems and achieve auditability. This approach forms the basis of the professional services contractor’s Financial and Feeder System Optimization Methodology that covers Leadership and Governance; Stakeholder and User Readiness; Internal Controls and …

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CACI Secures DEA Acquisition, Financial Mgmt Support BPA

CACI International has received a blanket purchase agreement from the Drug Enforcement Administration for acquisition and financial management services in support of DEA's domestic and overseas demand reduction and enforcement missions. The BPA also covers the development of intranet sites and financial information warehouse system; system administration; financial policy support; …

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