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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.

How to make the case for cloud accounting technology

How to make the case for cloud accounting technology

How to determine the ROI of new accounting technology; Bluewire Strategy Group is my guest on the podcast; Victoria's Secret CEO thinks smartphones are a fad; how the CPA exam is changing; AT&T has built 1,000 software robots to automate tasks; how Gusto is working to hire female engineers; how AI can stop common back office fraud; lessons from selling Girl Scout Cookies; 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