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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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In Depth

Are We Ready for a…

New measures move beyond sales-based data By James R. Follain, Ph.D., and Barbara...

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AVMs Have Feelings, too

An automated valuation method is only as accurate as the models used...

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Are We There Yet?

The market bottom still lies ahead, based on rent-to-value ratios in the...

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Navigating Negative Home Equity Takes…

Facts and forecasting are crucial to finding your way out By Amy E....

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A Framework for Multiple Economic Scenarios Under CECL

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Background We present a pragmatic approach to generating multiple economic scenarios for the new FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. While the guidance does not explicitly mention the number of scenarios that should be used when measuring expected credit losses, financial institutions should consider a......

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Four Key Questions When Estimating Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL)

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Under the FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard, public entities are required to estimate losses over the contractual term of the financial asset or group of financial assets. However, this requirement is eased to allow entities to make or obtain “reasonable and supportable” forecasts of......

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