SIMPLIFY FEDERAL BUDGET FORMULATION AND EXECUTION WITH GOVCYCLE

GovCycle is a budget solution that streamlines federal budget processes and provides robust analytical capabilities, helping federal government clients save thousands of hours of manual effort annually and leverage their budget data to drive better decision-making.

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“[GovCycle] allows staff to autonomously perform many functions that previously required advanced technical support. The system reduced the need for advanced technical support by 75%.

- Federal Client
  • $5.6 Billion in Federal Budget
    Managed
  • 190+ Users Across the Federal Government
  • Featured Solution At the Budget Line of Business 2017 and 2021 Spring Forums

Key Features

Budget Formulation

Create, Manage, and Analyze Budget Requests

Apply drivers (including inflation, pay raises, and retirement) and adjustments to a baseline budget and automatically generate new budget requests. Tune parameters and analyze multiple different scenarios with the click of a button.

Collect Formulation Data

Automatically create, route, track, and consolidate agency-wide data calls to collect budget justification narrative and performance, workload, and strategic goal data to generate budget request exhibits.

Create a Budget Book

Create your agency’s Congressional Budget Justification, including consolidating budget request narrative and exhibits prepared within GovCycle, importing content from outside of GovCycle, and collaborative, real-time document editing with version control.

Budget Execution

Collect Operating Plan Data

Automatically create, route, track, and consolidate agency-wide data calls to collect operating plan requests from offices that conform to budget ceiling validations defined by your budget office as well as your agency’s anticipated appropriation(s).

Analyze Operating Plans

Generate reports to analyze, compare, and drill down into historical and current-year operating plan data collected from divisions and offices.

Distribute Funds

Allocate funds to offices according to an approved operating plan, calculate the partial allocation of funds under a continuing resolution (CR), and create, manage, and analyze multiple hypothetical “what-if” scenarios of potential budget allocations.

Transfer Funds

Create, route, track, and approve requests to transfer funds to and from offices in accordance with up-to-date available funds amounts retrieved from your agency's financial system.

Monitor Reprogramming Thresholds

Monitor the impact of funds transfers on agency-specific reprogramming limits, including real-time reporting on the status of each program against its reprogramming limit, and creating, managing, and analyzing multiple “what-if” scenarios of pending funds transfers.

Financial Reporting

Statement of Net Cost

Apply program cost allocation logic and generate reports for any data set within GovCycle or your agency’s financial system, such as a Statement of Net Cost.

DATA Act Reporting

Conduct end-to-end DATA Act reporting activities, including the generation of File B and File C, through standardized, integrated processes.

Other Features

  • Data Validations

    Ensure data accuracy and consistency with configurable and automatic data validations.

  • Automatic Workflow Routing and Approval

    Automate routing and track the completion of budget and planning requests and related communications with powerful, configurable workflows.

  • Integration with Federal Financial Systems

    Supports interfacing of data and transactions with leading federal financial systems, including Oracle Federal Financials, CGI Momentum, and other legacy applications.

  • Robust Security and Administration

    Secure your data with multi-dimensional security and permissions, including single sign-in and centralized administration of users and permissions.

  • Reporting and Visualizations

    Integrate with your preferred reporting solution to build reports and visualizations using your budget data. Leverage an existing Reports Library or build your own ad hoc reports.

  • Flexible and Configurable

    Leverage out-of-the-box functionality for common budget processes and easily configure new, client-specific functionality in a matter of hours, not days.

To learn more about how GovCycle can save your federal agency
from thousands of hours of manual budget processes, contact us today.

How to get GovCycle

  • STEP 1

    Acquire License

    Acquire our solution through GSA IT Schedule 70: GS-35F-0134W, or through a directed award

  • STEP 2

    Determine Deployment Strategy

    GovCycle can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud, depending on your needs

  • STEP 3

    Configure for Your Needs

    Ascella's Federal Budget Experts will work with you to configure GovCycle to your specific budget process