A blog about the future of the accounting profession, which is being transformed by technology. Whether you’re an accountant, bookkeeper, CPA, CMA, CGMA, or CA, your job is going to dramatically change over the next decade. Read and subscribe for news and resources to help you survive and thrive among the robots.
New QBO features announced at QuickBooks Connect, introducing the Lifestyle Accountants Community, a review of Kindful (CRM for nonprofits), how to structure a blog post so people will actually read it, issues with IRS guidance on Bitcoin, why we still commute, the best standing desks, and more
Microsoft ditches hourly billing for legal services, how to build your tech stack for your accounting firm, how to get the quickest ROI from your marketing, Bill Ackman seeks "transformational change" at ADP, the top 5 reasons accountants don't convert their sales proposals, and more
I was pleased to read that two apps in my cloud accounting tool box raised VC money this past week: FloQast ($25 million) and Hubdoc (for $5 million). Investors are betting on the success of cloud accounting, and that’s good news for users!
Deputy does a Series A, companies waste 4-5 days a month on manually tracking fixed assets, TradeGecko is Xero Ecosystem Partner of the Month, Big Ten switches to Intacct, QBO adds recurring CC and ACH payments, and more
Philly is still using 35-year old accounting software, BDO USA selects Expensify for preferred partnership, Doug Sleeter lays out the promise of blockchain technology, why the long-term jobs killer isn't China (it's automation), and more
Takeaways from the CPA Practice Advisor 40 Under 40 Symposium, Microsoft signs up for WeWork, 1099 Forms due earlier in 2017, how to improve profitability through pricing, reviews of Entryless & FreshBooks, and more
Featured app for automatically tracking mileage, join a Xero meetup starting in select cities, Kid Theater with Ben Affleck, top performing companies require 4x fewer accountants, Deputy adds two step verification, Facebook releases Workplace, the results of a 5-hour workday, and more