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Lexell Blue News and Events

Read the latest Lexell Blue news and events below. Our Deltek consulting company is thrilled to have great educational activities and new team members. If you’d like to learn more about Lexell Blue, please contact us.


Don’t Miss Lexell Blue’s Insight Session: Are You Due For a Costpoint Checkup?

Posted on September 9, 2021, by admin

Stuck in a “we have always done it that way” mode? Bogged down in day-to-day and need a fresh perspective? Has your business grown or business model shifted since the original Costpoint implementation? Do you feel like you should be achieving more from your Costpoint investment? Learn about the process of going through a Costpoint “Health Check,” what areas can be optimized, and the typical benefits realized by Costpoint companies large and small that follow their ‘get well plan.’

CPSPON-08: Are You Due For a Costpoint Checkup?

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:50 p.m.-1:20 p.m. EDT

Presented by Lexell Blue partners Kelly Nighland and Paul Whiteman

Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged Costpoint, Costpoint Assessment, Costpoint BI, Costpoint Health Check, Deltek Insight 2021 | Leave a reply

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Win a Masterclass Plus Daily Giveaway at Insight With Lexell Blue

Posted on September 9, 2021, by admin

Register here and attend Insight 2021 to be in to win an annual subscription for MasterClass PLUS valued at $240.

Today’s the day. Learn from the world’s best.

Unlimited access to 100+ instructors. New classes are added every month.

View the MasterClass details. Includes downloadable classes to view offline.

Drawings held via Insight Live Chat:

  • Tue, Sep 14 – 4:00 ET
  • Wed, Sep 15 – 4:00 ET

You don’t have to be on Live Chat to win.

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Deltek Virtual Insight

See You Virtually at Insight 2021 September 14/15

Posted on September 3, 2021, by admin

Lexell Blue is a sponsor of this year’s 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.

Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged Costpoint, Costpoint Assessment, Costpoint Health Check, Deltek Insight 2021 | Leave a reply

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Welcome Kate Matthews to the Lexell Blue Platinum Team

Posted on September 3, 2021, by admin

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.

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint, Costpoint data consulting, Costpoint Extensibility, Costpoint stored procedures | Leave a reply

C-M Carraway

C-M Carraway Joins the Lexell Blue Platinum Team

Posted on May 27, 2021, by admin

Lexell Blue is excited to announce the addition of a very experienced Costpoint BI/Cognos consultant C-M Carraway to the team.

C-M joined Lexell Blue in June 2021 as a platinum subcontractor team member and has over 20 years of experience in the government contracting and Business Intelligence space. C-M has worked in many areas of Business Intelligence Systems ranging from requirements gathering, development, process improvement, system design, life cycle development methodology, staff development, training, and post-implementation support. C-M’s approach to Business Intelligence is to “work smarter, not harder.”

C-M has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University. She resides in Cape Coral, Florida, with her husband.

Posted in Latest News | Tagged C-M Carraway, Cognos, Costpoint BI, Costpoint CER, Costpoint Reporting | Leave a reply

Robin Choisser

Robin Choisser Joins the Lexell Blue Team

Lexell Blue is happy to welcome the addition of Robin Choisser to the platinum team.

Posted on March 10, 2021, by admin

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 the 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 before 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 & Expense.

Robin provides creative and overarching end-user expertise in Costpoint’s accounting, project, and people modules, including the Multicurrency and Multi-company features and Deltek’s Time & Expense. She provides implementation services, corporate controller level staff augmentation, and detailed hands-on training in these modules.

Robin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Maryland, which she recently converted to inactive status when she relocated to sunny Tega Cay, South Carolina. This is where she enjoys lake life, golf, and attending SEC sporting events with her college-age sons.

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint, Costpoint Accounting, Costpoint Projects, Deltek | Leave a reply

Costpoint 8 Is Live!

Posted on November 19, 2020, by admin

Leverage the cool new features like:

  • Artificial Intelligence Assistant
  • Navigation “Fly-Out” Banners
  • Intelligent Character Recognition
  • Contact and Lead Tracking
  • Visualized Manufacturing Process
  • Predictive Search and Match

Click below for a series of Webinars on the great new features in Costpoint 8.

Deltek Costpoint Webinar Series Banner

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint, Costpoint 8 | Leave a reply

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View the On-Demand “Manufacturing Digital Maturity for Small Business” Webinar – Presented by Paul Whiteman

Posted on May 13, 2020, by admin

Lexell Blue’s Partner and Principal Materials Consultant Paul Whiteman presented this webinar on:
Manufacturing Digital Maturity for Small Business

Is your manufacturing organization facing challenges as you mature? Many organizations are forced to ‘grow up’ rapidly due to product maturity, increased competition in government contracting that forces automation requirements, and an influx of new contract awards and acquisitions.

In this webinar Deltek Partner, Lexell Blue’s Paul Whiteman, will cover why it’s important to increase manufacturing digital maturity. From work efficiencies, compliance regulations, data accuracy and quality, and actual product costs, you’ll learn the capabilities and benefits of adopting a new manufacturing capability, like Costpoint Manufacturing.

What to Expect:

  • Understanding the Benefits of Increasing Manufacturing Digital Maturity
  • The Logical Stepping Stones in Climbing the Manufacturing Maturity Scale
  • Best Practices in Adopting a New Manufacturing Capability

Duration: 1 hour

View the On-Demand Webinar:

Register Here

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint Manufacturing, GovCon Manufacturing, Manufacturing Maturity | Leave a reply

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Leverage the Latest Costpoint Budgeting & Planning Features!

Posted on February 28, 2020, by admin

Need help implementing the Costpoint Budgeting & Planning module?

Lexell Blue has an experienced consulting team to ensure you get the B&P module optimized for your business. Please contact us if you would like to find out more.

Also, register to view this on-demand webinar and learn how to fully leverage Costpoint Budgeting and Planning 7 as your integrated, real-time, web-based project and financial management tool. You will discover how you can:

  • Develop a Standardized Approach to Planning
  • See Pending Charges on Projects, Organizations, and Tasks
  • Search for Resources by Skill, Security Clearance, Labor Category, and More!
  • Import Multiple Budgets, ETCs, and EACs From Excel
  • Automate Approvals and Rejection Reasons

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint Budgeting & Planning, Costpoint Planning | Leave a reply

Watch the Integrated Best-in-Breed Project Manufacturing Solution On-Demand Webinar

Posted on September 11, 2019, by admin

Make sure you see the on-demand webinar presented by Lexell Blue Partner Paul Whiteman.

Integrated Best-In-Breed Project Manufacturing Solutions

As manufacturing firms mature, the integration of core systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and quality management system (QMS), transitions from a “nice to have one day” prospect to “we need this yesterday.”

Learn from the experiences of manufacturers in the government contracting space who have successfully linked solutions and systems and the efficiency side effects to expect.

Posted in Latest News | Tagged Costpoint Manufacturing, Costpoint MRP, Manufacturing Integrations, Project Manufacturing | Leave a reply