Reimagining Digital Transformation with the Advent of Large Language Models

What do you need to know about the Updated CDFM Exam? 

By Bryan Taylor

SDFMwill launch its updated CDFM and CDFM-A exams next month on May 29, 2024, the opening day of its Professional Development Institute (PDI).  This is exciting!   ASMC’s certification team, CDFM certificants, and subject matter experts have been working diligently to evolve these exams in recent months. We know you’ve got questions – luckily, we’ve got … Continued

Business of Defense Podcast with Sumner Lee of Fuse Integration

By Bryan Taylor

On this month’s episode of The Business of Defense Rich Brady speaks with Sumner Lee, CEO and Founder of Fuse Integration about bringing data to tactical edge for warfighters in flight. To understand Fuse Integration, a company whose products give warfighters in flight a data-driven tactical advantage, you simply need to get the backstory on its founder, Sumner Lee. … Continued

Business of Defense Podcast with Hailey Le of Redwood Strategy Group

By Bryan Taylor

On this month’s episode of The Business of Defense Rich Brady speaks with Hailey Le, CEO and Founder of Redwood Strategy Group about her long view on growth and expanding her firm’s services. A redwood tree can live upward of 2,000 years. Will Redwood Strategy Group still be providing financial and IT services to federal agencies in 4024? Maybe, … Continued

We Are All Swifties at Heart

By Eddie Pasa

SDFMCEO Rich Brady sees the true value Taylor Swift brings to everything she touches as a value creator. Whether a “Swiftie” or not, he uses her example to compare the modern-day accounting and financial professional as “orchestrators of value creation,” ultimately “bridging the gap and finding synergies between and execution.”

Business of Defense Podcast with Leigh Ann Hope of FTSFederal

By Bryan Taylor

On this month’s episode of The Business of Defense Rich Brady speaks with Leigh Ann Hope, CEO and Founder of FTSFederal, Inc. about her early days of federal contracting. Pay tuition? What does that have to do with thriving as a government contractor and, more specifically, how to succeed as a small GovCon on Defense Department programs? Everything, said … Continued

All Things Financial Management Podcast with Eulica Kimber, Director of Audit Readiness for Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army

By Bryan Taylor

In this episode of the “All Things Financial Management” podcast, presented by the Society of Defense Financial Management (SDFM) and Guidehouse, Ms. Eulica Kimber, Director of Audit Readiness for Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology) (ASA(ALT)), sat down with host Tom Rhoads to discuss Army audit readiness and the intricacies of internal controls. Uncover the importance … Continued

AI and the U.K. Post Office Scandal

By Eddie Pasa

Do you recall or have you heard about the U.K. Post Office scandal that was recently released ITV as a four-part drama? SDFMCEO Rich Brady shares his belief that “as accounting and finance professionals we must do better” with regard to the Horizon system oversight and lack of ethical considerations for system error attributions. Read … Continued

Reimagining Digital Transformation with the Advent of Large Language Models

By Eddie Pasa

The Winter 2024 issue of the Armed Forces Comptroller Journal is available to SDFM members. In this issue, we highlight data analytics and decision support and what new capabilities are available with artificial intelligence. Pages 34-38 titled “Reimagining Digital Transformation with the Advent of Large Language Models,” written by Viral Chawda, Principal at KPMG, was selected … Continued