Marketing Your Business, Consistency is Key 

Do us a favor and imagine our best James Earl Jones impression “…and if you’ll look to your inbox, everyone is writing about COVID.” We know, we know.  While we may be exhausted by the constant deluge of COVID this, and social distancing that, the fact remains that the way we do business now has changed. Forever.   In the case of marketing there […]

Top Tips for Choosing an Accounting System

As we discussed previously, accounting implementations are like dentist visits (sorry dental friends), necessary but definitely not fun. Yet, before we get to the implementation part, we have to go through the process of system selection; identifying and choosing the best system for your business. We’ve compiled what we consider to be the top tips […]

Hot Tips from the SCA Nuts & Bolts Webinar

Last week Mary Holmes of BOOST LLC and Nichole Atallah of PilieroMazza PLLC educated their webinar audience on SCA Compliance, Sick Time (as it pertains to FAR 52.222-43) and Common Challenges. While we encourage you to view the webinar in its entirety (which you can do here) we have compiled several of the takeaways for […]

SF1408, What is it? Why is it important for you?

Letters, numbers, acronyms, and more. It’s like a GovCon fairytale minus the lions, tigers, and bears. Oh my! Today we’re discussing SF1408. What is it and why is it something you should be familiar with? A 1408 assessment is the Pre-Award Accounting System Survey (SF1408).  The Accounting System Survey is sometimes referred to as a […]

DCAA, Part II

(As promised, here’s the Part II to “DCAA Trends in 2020“) We’re preparing to make a bold statement that is practically blasphemy in our industry and especially with what BOOST does. Care less about DCAA compliance and more about financial acumen. There.  We said it.  Here’s what we mean and our rationale: As we learned […]

DCAA Trends for 2020

Taxes may be less than exciting, but an audit is definitely too stressful. Let’s BOOST your DCAA Compliance before an issue arises. Last year, we attended a breakfast where DCAA spoke on the upcoming year, current trends, etc.  This year, we went for the update.  Enter a wittier DCAA Manager with the same mediocre breakfast.  […]

Be Very, Very Quiet… We’re hunting Unicorns…

The definition of a unicorn is a mythical beast that looks like a horse with a horn projecting from its forehead.  However, in this context, we’re talking about the ever-elusive purple unicorn; something that is highly desirable but difficult to find or obtain.  In the recruiting world, companies are always looking for the purple unicorn, […]

What is a CPSR and Why Should You Care?

We recently told you about the Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) process, and today we will (attempt to) convince you to care about this mega-compliance hurdle. If you want to read more about a CPSR, check out our white paper here. There appears to be a trend in government evaluations looking for CPSR compliant contractors. […]