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The Simple Solution to Better, Faster Decisions

Posted: August 29, 2018 - Sage Intacct

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 constantly changing marketplace. It will reduce ambiguity by Read More

Is Personal Data Putting Your Business at Risk

Posted: August 29, 2018 - Governance & Risk Advisory

Does your business have any type of data privacy program?  If not, it is well past time to put data privacy on the list of corporate priorities. It might help to start by clarifying exactly what is meant when we speak of data privacy.  Data privacy relates to how personal data relating to individuals, be Read More

6 Essential Management Tips During the Looming Trade War

Posted: August 29, 2018 - Executive Focus

Currently a potential trade war face-off continues with the U.S. and China.  So far both nations have imposed tariffs of $34 billion worth of goods against each other.  Trade talks are set to resume, but with this spiraling dispute at stake is $16 billion worth of levies.  In addition, the threat of another $200 billion Read More

Protecting Profitability in Uncertain Times

Posted: July 30, 2018 - Blog, Executive Focus

We are very possibly entering a time period that there are going to be dual pressures on profitability. First of all almost all companies are going to feel the impact of growing inflation due to the general strength of the economy, both from a labor perspective and the increase in material input cost due to Read More

How Technology is Changing Accounting

Posted: July 30, 2018 - Blog, Sage Intacct

Forget the traditional audit where a team of accountants spend weeks at a client to produce a document that’s out of date and expensive.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 tools to guide clients), coaching and consulting on the best path forward, not Read More

Moving to “the Cloud” with Sharepoint

Posted: July 30, 2018 - Blog, IT Consulting & Services

We have all probably heard about ‘the Cloud’ and the benefits of migrating our servers to it, but for many small business owners it is still a daunting step to take. What would building a virtual copy of your company server in the Cloud entail? How would we manage and maintain it? If your company Read More

LEADer in the Spotlight – Yoko Yamamoto

Posted: July 30, 2018 - Blog, Community, Core Values, Women LEAD at CDH

WHO: Yoko Yamamoto WHAT: Started hosting new study groups for Japanese professionals in Novi, Michigan & Cincinnati, Ohio ROLES:  CDH Principal, Business Evaluation and Transfer Pricing Expert, CPA, CVA, Best Practices Guru DETAILS:  Yoko is our newly promoted principal who has been with CDH for 12 years.  She specializes in providing tax, accounting and business Read More

Managing Labor with a Record Low Unemployment Rate

Posted: July 18, 2018 - Blog, Executive Focus

For many of my clients, 2018 brings good news for employees, but most employers are facing tougher times filling positions as the job market continues to tighten its grip. For the month of May, the economy added 180,000 jobs and pushed the unemployment rate to an 18 year low of 3.8%. For 2018, 44% of Read More

Harassment in the Workplace

Posted: May 25, 2018 - Blog, Human Resources

Harassment in the Workplace Today it was McDonald’s, yesterday was Uber. It seems like every day brings new sexual harassment allegations against prominent figures and corporations. Since the #MeToo movement brought the issue of sexual harassment center stage, experts are predicting sexual harassment topics will remain high profile for a while. Businesses could face potential Read More