Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

I joined John Garrett recently on the Green Apple Podcast to talk about how my background in classical music helps my accounting career, how automation is attracting more creative individuals to the accounting profession, and why being authentic at work is the key to developing relationships that will aid your career. Listen here.

Podcasts for Accountants & Controllers

Podcasts for Accountants & Controllers

My latest list of podcasts for accountants & controllers; Zuora soars in its IPO; IT spending on track for big gains, Intacct's Rob Reid on the SaaStr podcast; now you can record macros in Google Sheets; Big Four firms dip a toe in initial coin offerings; and more

Sage Advice Podcast: The Changing Nature of Teams in the Workplace

Sage Advice Podcast: The Changing Nature of Teams in the Workplace

Read my interview with Ed Kless on the Sage Advice Podcast. We talk about how my first career as a classical cellist was disrupted by automation, what drew me to accounting technology, and how teams in the accounting profession are increasingly becoming a mix of full-time employees, part-time employees, contractors, and outsourcing firms.

The Future of Accounting Teams

The Future of Accounting Teams

Want to hear a crazy stat? Jeff Phillips, CEO of the recruiting site Accountingfly, says that these days a remote or hybrid (combination of remote and local) job will get seven times the number of applicants that a traditional in-office job gets. For this and more of the top links I clicked on this past week, read the latest issue of Cloud Accounting Weekly.

From Excel to the NHL

From Excel to the NHL

Here's my collection of the top links I clicked on this past week, including an article on Forbes by Aaron Harris of Sage Intacct, Inc. about how the future role of the CFO resembles that of a data scientist more so than an accountant. And also that accountant who who got the chance of a lifetime to play in an NFL game with the Chicago Blackhawks!

Don't Be the Horse and Buggy

Don't Be the Horse and Buggy

Here's my latest collection of the top links I clicked on this past week, including a fascinating post from Google about how U.S. Hispanics are ahead of the curve when it comes to technology adoption, yet remain largely untapped.

Time To Get Creative With Accounting Team Compensation

Time To Get Creative With Accounting Team Compensation

Why middle-aged accountants are suing PwC; KPMG offers new AI accounting tools powered by IBM's Watson; Why it's time to get creative with accounting team compensation; Xero's CEO Rod Drury steps down; Amazon to offer checking accounts; and more

Levi’s automates ripping jeans with lasers

Levi’s automates ripping jeans with lasers

Tyson foods shifts away from custom to standard business apps; Microsoft case tests the reach of law enforcement into the cloud; airlines working on broadband internet speeds in the sky; Google adds team chat with Hangouts Chat; how to set cloud reports to open automatically in Excel; the best business laptops; and more

The Human is the Beast that Automates

The Human is the Beast that Automates

It's not tools, but our ability to automate that makes us unique among animals; blockchain is mostly hype, but money transfer startup Veem is actually using it; why meetings are toxic; Catching Clouds Academy launches on YouTube; what drives workaholism; how digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments; and more