Lexell Blue is a sponsor of this years virtual Deltek Insight 2021!
If you haven’t registered yet, please do so here: Register for Insight 2021
Make sure to add Lexell Blue’s informative breakout session to your Insight agenda
CPSPON-08 – Are you due for a Costpoint check up?
September 14th 12:50 – 1:20 EDT
Lexell Blue is happy to announce the addition of Kate Matthews to the Platinum consulting team.
Kate joined in June of 2021 as a Platinum Subcontractor Team Member, bringing over 30 years of experience writing GovCon software. Kate spent nearly 20 years at Deltek, Inc., beginning in the Custom Solutions group writing enhancements for System 1. Kate joined the Costpoint development team at its inception and worked on the system architecture and then on many of the apps in the Projects module as well as multiple other modules. Kate then joined Technology & Business Solutions (TBS), where she developed Claritas and later Aspire. Kate’s skills include SQL, stored procedures (MSS and Oracle), Java, Actian (formerly Pervasive), and Costpoint Extensibility. She also has a very strong understanding of Costpoint functionality and data.
Kate graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Psychology. She lives on the South Carolina coast.
Lexell Blue is happy to welcome the addition of Robin Choisser to the Platinum team.
Robin joined Lexell Blue in January 2021 and has over 30 years of versatile Accounting, Auditing and Systems Project Management experience. Robin started her career in Auditing with KPMG and then in progressive Accounting roles in various industries including several multi-national Government Contractors. Robin also served as Senior Project Manager of Business Enterprise Systems for a government contractor. In this position, she led transition of the company from on premise operations of their Deltek suite of applications to a cloud hosting environment, managed application upgrades and new product implementations, and championed extensive business process re-engineering leveraging Costpoint’s newly updated functionality, use of BI reporting and integrations with 3rd party HRIS and Payroll platforms. Immediately prior to joining Lexell Blue Robin spent four years as a full-service Consultant designing and managing implementations and delivering training for clients converting from Deltek GCS Premier to Costpoint and Time and Expense.
Robin provides creative and overarching end user expertise in Costpoint’s Accounting, Project, and People modules, including the Multi-Currency and Multi-Company features and Deltek’s Time and Expense. She provides implementation services, Corporate Controller level Staff augmentation, and detailed hands-on training in these modules.
Robin graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland which she recently converted to inactive status when she relocated to sunny Tega Cay, South Carolina where she enjoys the Lake life, golf and attending SEC sporting events with her college age sons.
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Click below for a series of Webinars on the great new features in Costpoint 8
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Lexell Blue will be back as a Gold sponsor at this years Deltek Insight Novermber 18 – 21 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, FL.
Be sure to add our two informative Breakout Sessions to your agenda builder:
CP-99: Costpoint Insights: Some Things Old, Some Things New
Tuesday Nov 19, 10:00am – 11:00am
CP-115: Techniques & Tips for Merging Legacy Systems into Costpoint
Tuesday Nov 19, 2:10pm – 3:10pm
OGSystems and Deltek Partner Lexell Blue win the MVP award for Partner Category at Deltek Insight 2018!
Read Deltek’s Press Release…
OGSystems recently completed a successful implementation of Costpoint, Time Collection and Cognos in Deltek’s cloud solution. Lexell Blue guided them through the implementation and migrated their legacy data from Jamis.
Lexell Blue would like to thank the OGSystems Costpoint implementation team for an outstanding job.
Lauren joined Lexell Blue in September 2018 as a Platinum Subcontractor Team Member and has 20+ years leading accounting and financial systems teams as both a Controller and leader of transformative initiatives. Throughout her career as an accounting executive, she was continually drawn to transformation projects and has built a specialty in serving as both a SME and a project manager implementing Deltek Costpoint, Time and Expense, HFM Consolidations and Hyperion Planning in highly complex, dynamic environments.
Over the last several years, Lauren has worked extensively with Deltek Costpoint, Time and Expense, Cognos, and the Hyperion suite of products in both a day to day operational capacity as well as successfully orchestrating the multi-national, multi-company financial systems integration of several Fortune 500 companies onto these platforms. As a SME herself, she enjoys designing solutions that work for the business while leveraging the system functionality “out of the box”. Her desire to deliver end-to-end solutions across the enterprise applications makes her an excellent partner with IT, functional system owners, process owners, internal audit and C-Level management to ultimately deliver long term, scalable solutions for her clients.
Lauren has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance (double major), is an active Certified Public Accountant and is currently pursuing her PMP certifications. She currently resides in Hamilton, Virginia with her husband, son and daughter, when she is lucky enough to have her home from college.
Lexell Blue is a Gold Sponsor at this years Deltek Insight at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center, Dallas Texas, November 5 – 8
We are hard at work on our presentations to help make this conference a success. Make sure to add our sessions to your Insight agenda:
CP-99: Did you know…?? Fun facts and Features of Costpoint
Costpoint is a powerful tool for managing your projects, financials and materials that has added many enhancements and functionality in recent years. The new features never stop coming! In this session we will share tips and tricks, shortcuts and spotlights on cool features and functionality throughout the system. Additionally, we will highlight how to leverage your Costpoint implementation with your other Deltek products to maximize your efficiency and make the most of your product investments. Make sure you are up to date with the latest knowledge to improve your Costpoint user experience. Audience participation welcomed and encouraged!
When: Wednesday, November 7 4:40 PM – 5:40 PM
Where: Tate 3 – 4
CP-98: Companies, Entities and Orgs, oh my! Multi-Co, Multi-Entity, Multi-Org or …
Many organizations today are comprised of multiple legal entities, or will be in the future based on acquisition plans. Whether you are just starting your Costpoint implementation, have recent (or anticipated) M&A activity, or need to incorporate these changing business needs into your current system there are several options available. We will discuss the advantages and drawbacks of each option (including the impacts in the materials management modules) related to security, maintenance, flexibility, IWOs and consolidated reporting to help you evaluate which one is right for your organization. We will also share best practices in Costpoint data structures and setup to ensure optimum results.
When: Wednesday, November 7 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM
Where: Tate 5