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Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

There’s plenty of talk about the difficulty of hiring and retaining good CPAs, but it appears this trend isn’t limited to the accounting profession. CFO.com reported recently on a looming global talent shortage, which according to economic modeling, will reach about 85 million people by 2030.

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

Highlights from Accountex USA and Xerocon Melbourne

Highlights from Accountex USA and Xerocon Melbourne

My takeaways from Accountex USA 2017, why Xerocon is like Coachella for accountants, some big updates from Xero, Earth Class Mail adds a new check deposit service, dealing with the Cloud9 Realtime ransomware attack, mastering the "After Action Review" when doing value pricing, 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.

Xero Partners with WeWork

Xero Partners with WeWork

Xero partners with WeWork, how to run remote meetings, making it harder for prospects to become clients, EY launches blockchain initiative, and more

Everything You Missed During Busy Season

Everything You Missed During Busy Season

Deloitte acquires Day1, manufacturing harnesses the cloud, cloud accounting app vs. cloud ERP, lots of robot fears, Chris Hooper shows how he uses Xero to combat fraud, app updates from Gusto, FloQast, and Futrli, reviews of Receipt Bank and Hubdoc, and more

The Economics of Machine Intelligence

The Economics of Machine Intelligence

Machines will predict, but humans will judge; don't miss a Fireside Chat in Toronto on Dec 6; Xero releases Xero HQ; how new CPAs can build a book of business, tips on making add-on suggestions to clients, and more

Six degrees of Xero: The network effect

Six degrees of Xero: The network effect

Cloud accounting is radically changing the role of the outsourced bookkeeper. Tech-savvy bookkeepers are becoming what I call "Information Systems Managers." We set up and maintain integrated systems, and oversee the flow of data among a variety of apps for our clients.

Trash That Timesheet

Trash That Timesheet

“Trashing the Timesheet” with Ron Baker, the “War on Excel”, Xero & PayPal play nice, Expensify automates with AI, Hubdoc & Fathom want to help with advisory, “Weeding” your client list, how to write about tax without being boring, and more

Highlights from Xerocon San Francisco

Highlights from Xerocon San Francisco

Wow. That was a blur! Xerocon was August 15 to 17 at Pier 27 in sunny San Francisco this year. Over 500 accountants and bookkeepers were in attendance. Here are the highlights.