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It’s not a bot — the truth about Botkeeper, the Google-funded, AI-powered “bookkeeper replacement”

It’s not a bot — the truth about Botkeeper, the Google-funded, AI-powered “bookkeeper replacement”

Botkeeper represents itself as an AI-powered automated bookkeeping and accounting solution, but in reality it’s offshore labor in the Philippines doing most of the work.

Bookkeeping is Dead: How Intuit Will Kill It for Good

Bookkeeping is Dead: How Intuit Will Kill It for Good

Hot on the heels of TurboTax Live, Intuit is building an on-demand bookkeeping service called “QuickBooks Live" that will connect business owners directly with bookkeepers via video chat and screen sharing technology integrated directly into the QuickBooks application.

How will the Supreme Court sales tax ruling affect accountants?

How will the Supreme Court sales tax ruling affect accountants?

The U.S. Supreme Court decision expanding nexus to out-of-state online retailers continued to dominate the accounting news this week; analytics company Domo went public as watchdog warns 'stay away from this IPO'; LeaseAccelerator raised $30M in funding for lease accounting software; how Walmart is leading an effort to track its grocery supply chain using blockchain technology; and more

New Survey Finds Accounting Teams Embrace Technology to Solve Hiring Challenges

New Survey Finds Accounting Teams Embrace Technology to Solve Hiring Challenges

Accountants are again taking a leadership role in their organizations with the adoption of cloud applications. According to FloQast’s new survey of accounting and finance professionals, 85 percent of respondents are facing increased challenges in hiring and retaining talent, and technology adoption is a key strategy in attracting and retaining talent.

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

EY introduces EY Interact, a new advanced client portal

EY introduces EY Interact, a new advanced client portal

EY is out with a slick new corporate client portal for the Americas Tax practice; Mike Whitmire is my guest on the new episode the Cloud Accounting Podcast; Intuit launches its first corporate brand campaign with an animated short that's up to 16 million views on YouTube; Intel has developed smart glasses that don't make you look like a complete dork, Rod Drury on Xero's move from the New Zealand to Australian stock exchange; 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

Dispatch from Xerocon Austin

Dispatch from Xerocon Austin

New Xero features announced at Xerocon Austin, Intuit acquires TSheets, how Dominos stands out in a world awash in pizza, H&R Block opens a coffeehouse, tech tools for frequent travelers, & more

What Business Owners Want

What Business Owners Want

Your Twitter guide for Xerocon, why the normal accounting sales model no longer works, 3 tips to build an accounting firm brand that stands out, everything you need to know about fixed pricing, 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