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Richard Cookson Content Writer

Richard Cookson | Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Richard Cookson
Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Accounting Challenges Facing Government Contractors – Part 1

Business accounting on its own has a variety of complexities, but accounting for government contractors puts a whole new meaning to the role of business accounting. Government contractors are not only under the dominion of regular accounting practices, but their... read more

DCAA Timekeeping Regulations and Best Practices – Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed the primary rules and regulations for timekeeping compliance. In this portion of the series, we’ll be going over written policies and the benefits of opting for an electronic time-tracking system as opposed to timecards. Also, we’ll... read more

Bids Made Easy With Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Government Contractors

Government contractors don’t operate their business in the same way that other B2B companies do. Their infrastructure is different, their operations are different, and most importantly, the sales cycle for government contractors are very different from those in... read more

DCAA Timekeeping Regulations and Best Practices – Part 1

When it comes to timekeeping, the DCAA doesn’t joke around and for good cause. Government contracting is a unique industry in which, at the end of the day, it’s the taxpayer’s money that goes to these projects. In the government contracting sector,... read more

Ten Ways Microsoft Talent Can Benefit Your Business – Part 2

In the previous blog on Talent, we went over the basics of Talent and the benefits of using the Attract feature during the hiring process. In Part 2, we’ll be covering numbers 5 through 10 on how Talent can benefit your business — specifically, onboarding and... read more