Technology & Information Management

Does Computer Hardware Matter with the Cloud?
 

Does Computer Hardware Matter with the Cloud?

Posted: August 1, 2017
Some years are hardware years; some years are software years. With cloud strategies, including both hosting and SaaS, does local hardware matter? The short answer is yes. Find out how which technology is right for your team.

Achieving Business Agility – Why Tech and People Work Best Together
 

Achieving Business Agility – Why Tech and People Work Best Together

Posted: July 12, 2017
Technology is often the first port of call for many organizations in their quest to become more agile. However, if you don’t have the right people with the right skill sets to leverage the technology, you will not achieve maximum ROI on your tech investment.

Private Company Council Meeting Recap for July
 

Private Company Council Meeting Recap for July

Posted: July 12, 2017
The Private Company Council met on July 11 to share stakeholder input from the private company Town Hall meeting in June. FASB staff delivered updates and the PCC gave input on various projects.

To the Cloud or Not?
 

To the Cloud or Not?

Posted: June 27, 2017
The two most common concerns from CPAs about the cloud are security and cost. While those are both very legitimate concerns, the overall value proposition of the cloud computing model significantly outweighs those concerns. Find out why you should move to the cloud.

Microsoft Office 365 — What You Should Know and Why
 

Microsoft Office 365 — What You Should Know and Why

Posted: May 5, 2017
Deploying Microsoft Office 365 in an organization is really just the tip of the iceberg. One of the newest applications in the Office 365 suite is Power BI, for example, which provides an excellent opportunity for CPAs to add more value to their organization.

 How Small Accounting Firms Find Big Advantages in the Cloud
 

How Small Accounting Firms Find Big Advantages in the Cloud

Posted: January 13, 2017
Traditional accounting practices relying on non-integrated accounting systems, beware. Today’s competitive financial services world demands actionable insights that improve efficiency and drive revenue. Here’s how your firm can effectively use cloud computing.

Office 365: The Staple of the Business Cloud?
 

Office 365: The Staple of the Business Cloud?

Posted: June 8, 2016
The cloud continues to dominate conversations in businesses of all sizes every day. The application that businesses most commonly bring to the cloud is their email and productivity suite.

Cloud Computing: Security and Risk Management
 

Cloud Computing: Security and Risk Management

Posted: May 4, 2016
For auditors and finance professionals, a switch to the cloud has implications, particularly in maintaining the security and privacy of confidential and sensitive corporate records. Here are some steps to ensure viability and controls when working with cloud service providers.


5 Tips to Persuade Clients to Adopt the Cloud
 

5 Tips to Persuade Clients to Adopt the Cloud

Posted: November 5, 2015
It seems there’s little avoiding the fact that adding value to your clients often involves preaching the benefits of moving to the cloud – a task many accountants may not feel the most comfortable doing. Here are five selling points to help you persuade your SMB clients to adopt a cloud-based accounting package.