Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Jessica Salerno

In this post, we will explore Microsoft Planner. In short, Planner is a cloud application that allows you to manage projects. You create a project, assign it to people within your organization and visually watch it move through the process to completion.

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by Gary Hunt

Here are some things for you to think about as you look to turn your live meetings into webcast/zoom meetings.

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by Jessica Salerno

Office 365 goes beyond the basic apps and into technology that can help your office work smarter and more efficiently. In the next series of blog posts, I will examine some of those additional apps and how to use them in your accounting firm.

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

Technology should be an ongoing part of your business, writes Gale Crosley, CPA, CGMA, and Kacee Johnson MBA, in a recent article from Accounting Today. In this article, Crosley and Johnson discuss the importance of keeping up with today’s technology trends and how it has impacted the profession over the years.

  • Technology
  • Business Development

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

The last decade introduced the world to new technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain. In a recent article from CPA Trendlines, Rick Richardson, CPA, CITP, CGMA outlines the five top technologies impacting the next decade and beyond.

  • Technology

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

What started as a simple search engine in the 1990’s is now one of the most well-known tech companies in the world. Beginning in 2020, Google intends on taking their company one step further by offering checking accounts.

  • Technology
  • Business Development

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

Cybercrime damages are predicted to rise to $6 trillion by 2021, according to a recent blog from AICPA Insights. In this article, Mballa Mendouga, communications manager, recaps four important ways to protect your organizations data according to Joel White, CPA, CGMA, and senior director of internal audit, risk & compliance at AICPA.

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

In a recent article from Accounting Today, Sean Stein Smith, CPA, discusses the importance of blockchain, and why CPAs should care about it

  • Technology

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

By 2020, many experts thought emailing would be a thing of the past. However, it’s 2019 and emailing is still a huge part of the professional world. In a recent Grammarly study, researchers discovered that employees are still dependent on email, despite having concerns about how their written communication is perceived.

  • Career Management
  • Technology

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

In a recent article from CPA Practice Advisor, Paul McDonald discusses the results of Robert Half’s Job and AI Anxiety report. Based on the results, McDonald focuses on four trends that have the ability to transform public accounting.

  • Technology
  • _AI
  • _artificial intelligence

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 by Gary Hunt

No matter which end of the email you find yourself on, be conscientious.

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2019 by Abby Draper

AI hiring programs have the potential to reduce gender bias in recruiting, but only if data including human bias isn’t added into the mix.

  • _artificial intelligence
  • Technology
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Talent Management

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by System

In a recent Accounting Today article, “3 ways accountants can implement AI today,” writer Hendrik Vordenbaeumen gave three suggestions for ways AI can improve efficiency and enhance the customer experience.

  • _artificial intelligence

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by User Not Found

Recently, I saw a commercial where two men are chatting at a table in a diner, then abruptly pause their conversation and look up when the waitress steps up to their table to clear their plates. Once she steps away, they quickly go back to their lively discussion. It is followed by a tagline along the lines of, “you expect privacy in your personal life, so why not online and on your devices?”

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by User Not Found

In a recent Accounting Today article, “5 blockchain trends CPAs need to know,” writer Girish Ramachandra outlines the latest and greatest of blockchain and its relevance to the accounting world. She highlighted five prominent trends.

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

The idea of integrating cryptocurrency into accounting has been a heavily discussed and debated hot topic for a while now, but it’s only recently that we’re seeing the beginnings of the actual implementation of it led by prominent firm leaders.

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Do small firms and sole practitioners have the skills and knowledge to work with blockchain accounting and cryptocurrency?

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Home ownership has declined in recent years and college graduates are increasingly choosing to leave rural communities. Turns out those trends might be related.

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Who is responsible for fraud by AI?

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018 by User Not Found

Now that we’ve covered what SMiShing is as well as why and how it occurs, it’s preventative action time. Many, if not all, SMiShing attempts can be stopped with some simple but diligent detective work. Let’s suit up.