Here's a roundup of the best links I've clicked on recently:
- NYTimes: Intuit Sheds Its PC Roots and Rises as a Cloud Software Company — The New York Times chronicles Intuit's shift from desktop to online products now that Xero has "poked the bear."
- Bill.com: Bill.com Adds Mobile Receivables to Manage Invoices on Phones and Tablets — Bill.com has updated their iOS app so you can now manage both receivables and payables from your iPhone. Includes push notifications for payments received and messages you're tagged in.
- Expensify: Per Diem Expenses That Don't Suck — You can now enable Per Diem expense functionality for your Expensify users. Head over to your policy settings page to add per diem item names and rates. You must be subscribed to a Corporate policy to access this new feature.
- Xero: Assurance Dashboard puts advisors in control — With the new Assurance Dashboard, advisors can monitor changes to Xero data in one place. You can view heat maps of user activity, changes to banking transactions, and a list of backdated invoices and bills.
- Groove: Friday Q&A: What’s the best interview question to ask a remote job candidate? — Alex Turnbull, CEO of Groove, likes to ask: "What does your work setup look like?” You can tell a lot about a remote job candidate from the answer to that question!
- Forbes: How Millennials Are Changing The Accountant Of Tomorrow — Jennifer Warawa and Jeff Thomson discuss the effect that millennials are having on the accounting profession, and the steps finance leaders should take to recruit, retain, and integrate them in to their firms.
- The Lifestyle Accountant: 7 Things For Accountants To Do After Busy Season — Not sure what to do with yourself now that busy season is over? Jeff Maddux AKA The Lifestyle Accountant has a few ideas for you.
- Thriveal: The Year Long Season — Learn how you can reduce financial stress by structuring payments for annual work over the whole year.
- Going Concern: Automation to Artificial Intelligence: New Frontiers for Auditors — Megan Lewczyk says auditors shouldn't lose any sleep over AI and automation (at least those who avoid commodity-type services).