How Technology is Changing Accounting

Forget the traditional audit where a team of accountants spend weeks at a client to produce a document that’s out of date and expensive. The future value add in accounting is all about advising (moving from obsolete accounting systems), predicting (using new...

The Simple Solution to Better, Faster Decisions

To be relevant today, we need to differentiate our product/service offering and be competitive to add value. We have to stay ahead of our customers, validate assumptions, and guide them to the next stage. Going to the cloud with Sage Intacct is a solid start in this...

The Secret to Going Fast: Slow Down!

  Spinning your tires in a snow drift is fast tire rotation without making any progress or forward movement. In today’s culture of fast food, electronic trading, texting, and video gaming many of us feel the pressure to make decisions quickly so we can move...

Accounting System Pulse Check

How do you know when your accounting system is running well? Unfortunately, there is no standard measurement of health for an accounting system: no blood pressure, BMI, or pulse check. However, here are some points to consider this month during your month-end close...

Who Will You Be Working With In 10 Years?

2029 is the year futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts machines will operate at a human level of intelligence. It’s about 10 years away and whether it happens in 10 or less/more years can be debated, however, massive disruption will come to most business environments....

Amara’s Law: Are You Guilty?

Futurist Roy Amara stated, “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” This captures the hype when new tech is played out in the press, followed by disillusionment when it’s not...