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3 Tips for Comptrollers Managing SmartPay Risks

3 Tips for Comptrollers Managing SmartPay Risks

As comptrollers navigate the complexities of managing SmartPay program risks, adopting innovative solutions is crucial. In this post, we outline three top recommendations to help you leverage GSA and Treasury Department's FedRAMP® authorized GPC Cloud services for...

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GPC Programs on Edge of Precipice or Promise?

GPC Programs on Edge of Precipice or Promise?

Every 5 years, the Micro-Purchase Threshold (MPT) for Government Purchase Cards (GPC) is reviewed and typically adjusted upward for inflation. Discussing the 2025 review period, the Baroni Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University issued an...

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A New Era of Speed, Security & Efficiency

A New Era of Speed, Security & Efficiency

Introducing Actus , showcasing the new era of speed, supply chain security and fighting-force efficiencies achieved through Government Purchase Card Compliance Automations. Watch Actus demonstrate the effective use of machine learning, robotic process...

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Actus Achieves StateRAMP Authorization on AWS

Actus Achieves StateRAMP Authorization on AWS

Paperless Innovations, Inc., a provider of government purchase card (GPC) compliance automation solutions, announced today that it has received StateRAMP authorization for the Actus commercial-off-the-shelf SaaS solution delivered on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With...

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New Actus Website Launched

New Actus Website Launched

Paperless Innovations recently unveiled a fresh website for our cloud-based procurement management platform, Actus. This launch aims to assist both government and commercial clients in automating compliance with purchase card regulations. The updated Actus...

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ICE Issues ATO to Actus

ICE Issues ATO to Actus

Paperless Innovations, Inc., the leading provider of government purchase card (GPC) compliance automation solutions, announced today it has received an Authority to Operate (ATO) from the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS/ICE)...

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Actus Achieves StateRAMP Moderate Authorization

Actus Achieves StateRAMP Moderate Authorization

Earthling Security, LLC is proud to announce that they have partnered with the Paperless Innovations team and provided them with a full FedRAMP Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) assessment for their Actus offering in Amazon Web Services. As a result, the...

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Webcast: Compliance Automations with OMB A-123 Appendix B

Webcast: Compliance Automations with OMB A-123 Appendix B

Yesterday, we hosted a special webcast alongside our Public Sector Distribution Partner, Carahsoft. In this webinar, we discussed various topics around compliance automations including: PIV/CAC enabled supply chains Data visualization for actionable purchase...

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Commercial SaaS Solutions Accelerate Paperless Government

Commercial SaaS Solutions Accelerate Paperless Government

OMB Memorandum M-19-21 kicked off what was meant to be a transformational change in government record-keeping. The Memo outlined a three-year push toward a paperless mandate to be in effect by December 31, 2022. However the deadline has now been pushed to...

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The Need for QSMOs: Integrating Commercial Solutions

The Need for QSMOs: Integrating Commercial Solutions

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated Quality Service Management Offices (QSMO) to facilitate mission delivery outcomes to effectively steward taxpayer dollars by providing improved services. OMB M-19-16 recognizes shared services in alignment with...

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P-Card Transparency with OMB A-123 Appendix B

P-Card Transparency with OMB A-123 Appendix B

Transparency is the third topic in our 3-part series highlighting guidelines for Accountability, Compliance, and Transparency as contained in OMB Circular A-123 Appendix B, a Risk Management Framework for Government Charge Card Programs. Transparency in any...

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P-Card Compliance with OMB A-123 Appendix B

P-Card Compliance with OMB A-123 Appendix B

Compliance is the second topic in our 3-part series highlighting guidelines pertaining to Accountability, Compliance, and Transparency as contained in OMB Circular A-123 Appendix B, a Risk Management Framework for Government Charge Card Programs. The...

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P-Card Accountability with OMB A-123 Appendix B

P-Card Accountability with OMB A-123 Appendix B

Accountability is the first topic in our 3-part series highlighting guidelines pertaining to Accountability, Compliance, and Transparency as contained in OMB Circular A-123 Appendix B, a Risk Management Framework for Government Charge Card Programs. The...

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Announcing Our AWS Marketplace Listing with Carahsoft

Announcing Our AWS Marketplace Listing with Carahsoft

Paperless Innovations, Inc., the Procurement Compliance Automations company, today announced significant milestone achievements on its channel and alliance programs with the launch of the Carahsoft-managed AWS Marketplace listing for the Actus COTS SaaS system. New...

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Reducing Compliance Costs on OMB Circular Requirements 

Reducing Compliance Costs on OMB Circular Requirements 

Recently released OMB Circular A-123 presents agencies with the challenging task of reducing P-Card program risk without adding complexity and burdensome policies to program management. OMB Circular Number A-123, Appendix B consolidates all government-wide...

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Actus Joins AWS Partner Network

Actus Joins AWS Partner Network

Paperless Innovations, Inc., the SaaS company that owns and operates the Actus Procurement Workflow Automation system, today announced its new status as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The APN is a global partner...

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Procurement Innovation Lab Tackles SaaS Acquisition Models

Procurement Innovation Lab Tackles SaaS Acquisition Models

One of the main issues facing procurement modernization efforts is how to adapt commercial Software as a Service (SaaS) models for government consumption. SaaS cloud-delivered software solutions relieve the burden of buying and installing on-premise software...

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Cloud Technology Elevates P-Card Utility in Government

Cloud Technology Elevates P-Card Utility in Government

Restrictions regarding the use of government procurement cards extend well beyond the micro-purchase threshold (MPT). Agency-imposed restrictions on the purchase of property items, IT peripherals, telework supplies, and restricted-use items further limits the intended...

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Fill P-Card Data Lakes with Sources of Truth 

Fill P-Card Data Lakes with Sources of Truth 

Procurement data for P-Card has until now been only as good as what is entered into record by the cardholder or the seller of record when passed through Visa or MasterCard interchange services. P-Card data provided through the banks is not structured...

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Actus Announces ICE FedRAMP Sponsorship

Actus Announces ICE FedRAMP Sponsorship

Paperless Innovations, Inc., a leader in government procurement automation and management solutions, today announced it has been sponsored by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for a security assessment by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program...

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The AGILE Procurement Act

The AGILE Procurement Act

Breaking Business as Usual Procurement cycle times often result in the identification of outdated technologies before the contract is even signed. Legislative reforms and COTS SaaS solutions are providing relief. The AGILE Procurement Act of 2022 introduced by...

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HR-Driven Zero Trust in Cloud SaaS Applications

HR-Driven Zero Trust in Cloud SaaS Applications

Controlling access to IT applications is a major concern during the federal government’s move to cloud solutions. IT modernization necessitates changing from a network perimeter security model to a model that encompasses all possible sources of security...

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Procurement Automation Buffers Retirement Wave

Procurement Automation Buffers Retirement Wave

With $200 billion in federal procurements each year, retirements are raising alarms across acquisition and oversight staffs. The “tsunami” of retirements has just begun, but more than 325,000 federal workers are expected to be eligible for retirement in 2023 according...

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Actus Expands Availability through Carahsoft

Actus Expands Availability through Carahsoft

Paperless Innovations, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp to deliver their Actus P-Card Management Automations on multiple award vehicles including SEWP, NASPO and GSA schedules through a recently completed distribution...

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Testing with ICE for Cybersecurity Compliance 

Testing with ICE for Cybersecurity Compliance 

Finding ways to elevate procurement to the cloud has been difficult for agencies seeking SaaS solutions for Purchase Cards. Paperless Innovations has announced its Actus platform delivering RPA for approval workflows, audit readiness, and actionable data on...

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Announcing Our President, Public Sector Program Manager

Announcing Our President, Public Sector Program Manager

Paperless Innovations, Inc. a FedRAMP-prepared small business delivering workforce automations in SmartPay 3 procurement management and audit systems, announced Michael Tocci as President, and Heidi Egusquiza as Manager of Public Sector Programs. Mr. Tocci has 15...

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