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Webinar: Risk Analytics using Knowledge Graphs / FIBO with Deep…

Gartner reported that close to 50% of AI and machine learning projects fail in part due to challenges with “data complexity and systems integration”. In the context of risk analytics, combining macroeconomic data with internal risk data, tracking data provenance, and staging analytics-ready data for constantly changing business requirements illustrate several of those data challenges.......

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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman Low-Code/No-Code Development Article Published in AGA…

FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman authored an Article for the Summer 2020 AGA Journal of Financial Management. The article “Democratizing Technology: Strategies and Tools to Empower the Government Finance Professional” provides insights on how Agile processes and low-code/no-code platform technologies can lower IT costs and improve outcomes through greater collaboration......

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FI Consulting Releases Version 2.5 of Acquisition and Spend Planner…

ASP Version 2.5 provides deep integration with Microsoft TeamsTM in recognition of the unprecedented need and urgency to expand remote working capabilities. ARLINGTON, VA – June 17, 2020 – FI Consulting (FI) today announced the release of Version 2.5 of its Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP), a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that helps federal agencies gain greater efficiency, visibility, and productivity from......

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FI Consulting and U.S. Small Business Administration’s Loan Review Tool…

Loan Review Tool automates the U.S. Small Business Administration’s post-origination loan review capabilities and modernizes SBA processes, empowering the agency to review an increasing number of loans with greater consistency and accuracy of results, ultimately expanding the agency’s in-house capability to monitor risk. ARLINGTON, VA – May 14, 2020 – FI is pleased to announce......

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COVID-19 Impact on SBA Non-Essential Loans

BY SCOTT INOUYE and CASSANDRA LAFOREST, FI CONSULTING Government portfolio managers need to understand COVID-19’s impact on their investment programs. Two key factors for any business loan portfolio are its exposures to “non-essential” businesses and to COVID-19 infection rates within the lending footprint. SBA’s flagship 7(a) portfolio with FY2019 approvals of close to $24 billion......

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FI Consulting Releases Program Investment Manager (PIM)

PIM is the first suite of FedRAMP compliant applications built specifically to help federal agencies manage credit, grant, and other subsidy investment programs.  ARLINGTON, VA – April 8, 2020 –FI Consulting (FI) today announced the release of FI Program Investment Manager (PIM), the first suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications built specifically to help federal agencies manage credit, grant, and other subsidy programs, from application through closeout.  “We built Program Investment Manager based on our deep understanding......

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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman published in NCMA’s 2020 article “The…

What makes a great contracting professional?   FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman, explores this question and makes the case for acquisitions professionals to diversify their skills to benefit their organizations and career growth in a January 2020 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) article titled “The Well-Rounded Contracting Professional.” In his book......

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FI Consulting Named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the…

Arlington County, VA, January, 16, 2020— Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized FI Consulting with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside 1,366 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America. By kicking off the New Year alongside 153 new and renewing BFBs, FI......

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Former Federal CFO Tom Coleman Joins FI Consulting

Former Federal Financing Bank CFO to help expand adoption of FI’s Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) solution and lead FI’s growing Federal Acquisition and Financial Management practice. ARLINGTON, November 7, 2019 – FI Consulting announces that former federal executive Tom Coleman has joined the company as its Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader. Coleman most recently served......

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Acquisition and Spend Planner 2.0

FI Consulting Releases Version 2.0 of Acquisition and Spend Planner…

Version 2.0 adds Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and intelligent automation features to streamline the acquisition planning process and empower scenario-based, acquisition portfolio planning. ARLINGTON, VA – September 12, 2019 – FI Consulting (FI) today announced the release of Version 2.0 of its Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP), a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that helps Federal agencies......

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