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Is Your Business Approaching a Tipping Point?

In the late 70’s Tandy/Radio Shack, Texas Instruments and Apple had the beginnings of a personal computer. Most were used for gaming and personal empowerment but most business people didn’t see the value add. It was a toy for hobbyists, hackers, and nerds. The tipping...

Going Against the Grain

Joe Ricketts built Ameritrade which merged with Toronto-Dominion and is now TD Ameritrade. Back in the 80’s he was frustrated with the clunky PC’s and floppy disks that customers had to install on their own to process stock orders. So he did something different –...

The Easy Way to Work in Multiple Currencies

Working with multiple currencies is almost as difficult as working with multiple languages. International companies end up investing a significant amount of time, staff, and resources to manage the extra obligations involved with currency exchanges. Worse, if their...

Has Your Business Outgrown Narrow AI?

Narrow AI works fine for chess or the game of Go because there are a defined set of rules to follow and multiple game scenarios that can be run to fine tune the best strategies/outcome. The rub comes with general AI where the rules are not so defined. For example, why...

Gain Real Value with Step Innovation

Most people think of innovation as a ground breaking, disrupting event but in reality there are different types of innovation. Making something better does not require a clean-sheet approach to create – take your current baseline and innovate in steps to get value add...

It’s a Small World With Sage Intacct

Every business that has ever attempted to operate internationally has encountered the same obstacle – the world is a huge place. Having headquarters in one location and offices spread around the globe makes it incredibly difficult to manage everything cohesively. All...

Wendy Kelly Named CDH CEO and Managing Principal

Itasca, IL, October 1, 2019 – CDH announced today that its leadership team has unanimously selected Wendy Kelly as the next CEO and Managing Principal effective October 1, 2019.  Kelly joined CDH in 2010 with over 20 years of public accounting experience and had most...

Does Your Quote Include the A-Team?

Barry Coyne Universities today don’t want you to know about adjunct professors – no chance of tenure, no benefits, a race to the bottom as colleges try to mitigate teaching costs as they compete for a diminishing student population. Just like choosing the right...

CDH Announces Expansion with New Japan Office

Itasca, IL – September 5, 2019 – Leading international accounting and consulting firm CDH expands with a new office location in Nagoya, Japan.  With this expansion, CDH joins the global arena with a physical presence. The opening of this office strengthens the firm’s...

Comprehensive Accounting Solutions from CDH

The hardest part of growing a business isn’t necessarily finding new clients and signing new contracts. The real obstacles come after new business appears and companies have to expand their operations to meet bigger obligations. Maintaining the same speed, service,...

4 Steps to Qualify for R&D Tax Credits

Many people think that R&D tax credits only apply to companies that require lab coats to be worn at the office. But the definition has evolved greatly over the years to include not only companies that manufacture and develop software, but companies in various...

Upskilling: The New Buzz Word

Lauren Weber, Wall Street Journal wrote a recent article about companies failing to reskill their employees in this age of disruption. Companies can’t assume the “buy, not build” talent strategy because it’s getting more difficult to acquire the necessary skill sets...

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