Raffa, P.C. Merges into Marcum LLP, Creating a National Accounting Force in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Specialty Firm Joins Marcum’s Not-for-Profit Practice October 22, 2018 (New York City, NY) – Top accounting firm Raffa, P.C. has merged into Marcum LLP, effective October 1, the Firm announced today. A recognized leader in the nonprofit and social sector, the Raffa team joins Marcum’s Not-for-Profit Practice group, which will be known as Raffa […]

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What do NGOs, Federally Funded Non-profits, and Government Contractors have in common?

February 28, 2018 — Whether you are large or small organization, there are certain critical key performance metrics (KPI’s) that will allow you to manage and monitor results more effectively. In order to navigate the complex waters of federal funding, keeping your fingers on the pulse of your business is essential. Most federally funded organizations […]

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Globalizing your lDAP for cloud based SSO

Unlike legacy network authentication methods such as NDS and Active Directory, users are able to connect to local identity management for authentication and policy control within their respected environments. However, with the emergence of cloud based services providing platforms outside of the network such as hosted Email, files, CRM and other app based services that businesses […]

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SF1408 Accounting System Checklist

Is your organization new to the world of government funded contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements, do you have cost reimbursement contracts or cooperative agreements, or are you receiving progress payments based on cost? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then you should familiarize yourself with the newly released Pre-Award Accounting System […]

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Why JAMIS Prime is the Best ERP System for your Federally Funded Organization

JAMIS Prime is designed to be compliant with DCAA and Uniform Guidance guidelines JAMIS is designed and developed to help customers meet needs for compliance with DCAA & Uniform Guidance guidelines.  JAMIS helps customers meet federal government compliance regulations as defined in the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s CAS (Cost Accounting Standards), FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation), […]

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Replacing Legacy Systems

Why would you replace a system that has worked for your company for years? Replacement costs time and money, not to mention the long process of acclimating the staff to a new system. But legacy systems often need to be replaced, and delaying this process can cost you more time and more money when replacement […]

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The Role of a CIO

Technology is always changing, always evolving. But many organizations struggle to keep up, preferring to use outdated systems that do not fully serve their needs. Information Technology (IT) staff are often hesitant to venture beyond the familiar and find themselves unable or unwilling to explore the always-expanding world of technology for solutions that more effectively […]

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What is Disaster Recovery? What is a Business Continuity Plan?

The scenes of devastation on TV can make the minds of IT managers turn to Disaster Recovery. Disaster Recovery does not have to be a terribly difficult goal to reach. Following an network assessment that uncovered the flaws in data backup, you may have implemented new initiatives that backup your business critical data offsite in […]

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Effective Listening Can Increase Client Satisfaction

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent! Your technology team is called into an impromptu client meeting.  An agenda was not provided, the meeting attendees are unknown and context for the meeting is unclear.  You simply don’t know what you’re walking into or how to prepare.  So how should you prepare?  What should you bring […]

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