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KPMG partners with Microsoft to build new accounting software "Wiise"

KPMG partners with Microsoft to build new accounting software "Wiise"

This week I’m most intrigued by reports out of Australia that KPMG has partnered with Microsoft and Commonwealth Bank to create an SEM-focused standalone accounting software solution called Wiise on Microsoft’s existing Dynamics Business Central platform.

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

Are big firm CPAs “insecure overachievers”?

Are big firm CPAs “insecure overachievers”?

Laura Empson argues that professional services firms (looking at you, public accounting) deliberately recruit overachievers, then exploit their insecurity; new tax rules are speeding up automation; Thomson Reuters catches up... to the Xero and QBO of ten years ago; a terrible client experience caused by hourly billing; and more

David Leary's Got a Theory

David Leary's Got a Theory

Talking accounting tech with David Leary on the podcast, the White House struggles to mute a conference call, 61 ways to get more clients, why client service isn't as important as you think, the road from controller to CFO is becoming less travelled, 50% of accountants have no idea what blockchain is, and more

Listen to my new podcast 🎧

Listen to my new podcast 🎧

Cloud Accounting Weekly is now also a podcast, Xero announces strong half-year results, how blockchain solves a problem from antiquity, introducing QuickBooks Projects, Expensify integrates with Xero HQ, Square releases a full-fledged cash register, another look at Clio, welcoming our robot overlords, and more

Deloitte Is Getting Into Client Accounting Services for SMBs

Deloitte Is Getting Into Client Accounting Services for SMBs

Deloitte is getting into client accounting services for SMBs, Billcom partners with Chase, Fathom enables customized reports, Expensify vs. Receipt Bank, an interview with Acuity's CEO Kenji Kuramoto, and more.

Highlights from Accountex USA

Highlights from Accountex USA

Here are the highlights from my experience at Accountex USA 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Featuring Daymond John of Shark Tank fame, Randi Zuckerberg, former spokesperson for Facebook, and the most innovative accountants and bookkeepers in the profession today.

Not Even Remotely Possible

Not Even Remotely Possible

On value pricing bill pay services, how voice-based AI could become the primary way we interact with computers, the golden rule for accounting firms in a subscription-based economy, the difference between remote work and office based teams, email contact info for every state sales tax department, and more

The Legal Minefield of Office Group Chat

The Legal Minefield of Office Group Chat

Why you should Slack like everyone is watching, optimal Receipt Bank settings, Fathom on better decisions using analytics, what's new in apps, Shopify to integrate with eBay, consolidated reporting for accountants, and more

The Rise & Fall of Working from Home

The Rise & Fall of Working from Home

Xero one of Australasia's top listed tech companies, new podcast "Accountants Doing Cool Sh!t", introducing Karbon Academy, the best invoicing software, how to back up QBO, the best wireless headset for the office, and more