The Spreadsheet Danger Zone

February 20, 2015 · Posted in Intacct Cloud Accounting · Comment 

Spreadsheets in Financial ManagementSpreadsheets are great, sometimes indispensable… To an extent. Many companies have relied on spreadsheets and manual financial processes since their inception. Why not? They’re easy to set up, people are familiar with them, and they work for basic functions. Read more

When It Comes to Accounting Software, Don’t be a Luddite

February 16, 2015 · Posted in Cloud Accounting News · Comment 

Office LudditesLast month, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation announced its annual “Luddite Awards,” dedicated to the entities that actively oppose innovation in technology. Similar to a Darwin Award, this is something you do not want to win. Read more

Gartner Analyst Finds that 95% of Private Clouds Are Failing

February 9, 2015 · Posted in Cloud Computing News · Comment 

Private Cloud SurveyWe’ve talked about it before, we’ll talk about it again. Companies are passing up the private cloud for their hybrid or public cloud counterparts. Why? There are a plethora of reasons, including inefficiency, misguided focuses, and poor planning. Read more

The Continuing Growth of the Chief Financial Officer

February 4, 2015 · Posted in Intacct Cloud Accounting · Comment 

Continuing Professional CFO GrowthIt’s safe to say that the CFO is now the public face of company performance. Now a destination point for aspiring executives as opposed to a stepping-stone, the role has evolved throughout the years and 2015 will be no different. What will aspiring and current CFOs need to know about the roles, responsibilities, and traits of financial professionals of 2015 and beyond? Read more

The Questions Every CFO Must Ask His or Her Controller

February 2, 2015 · Posted in Intacct Cloud Accounting · Comment 

CFO Questions for ControllersIn today’s data driven environment, agile organizations are able to continually focus on a strategy while incorporating insightful day-to-day operations at a moment’s notice. But how long are you, as a Chief Financial Officer, waiting on data to be compiled, analyzed, and submitted to you? Read more

How to Automate Financial Processes in Your Church

January 28, 2015 · Posted in Nonprofit Accounting · Comment 

Church Financial AutomationRunning the financial management initiatives of a church requires a keen eye, a caring soul, and a lot of time. Whereas you may have the first two qualities, the third seems to be something many church financial professionals lack. Read more

What’s Driving as-a-Service Success?

January 16, 2015 · Posted in Cloud Computing News · Comment 

As a Service EconomyCloud Services are becoming grounded in both the mid-market and enterprise, and buyers are realizing the benefits—from cost savings to security—when they choose as-a-service solutions. As we enter the next wave of cloud computing, what makes it so lucrative for both providers and companies looking to make the move to as-a-service? Read more

Monolithic to Modern: Best in Class Software Hits its Stride

January 15, 2015 · Posted in Intacct Cloud Accounting · Comment 

Suite vs Best in BreedA mainstay to the recent lists of ‘most overused pieces of jargon’ is something that is very real and very important to businesses. This term, of course, is ‘best-in-class.’ The reason that this term is considered jargon, of course is that many companies use it without truly understanding the definition and implications. Read more

The Business Owner’s Guide to Debunking Public Cloud Myths

January 9, 2015 · Posted in Blog, Cloud Computing News · Comment 

Public Cloud Myths and RealitiesWho hasn’t heard a few cloud myths over the past few years? As cloud computing has moved from obscurity to buzzword to business necessity in the past decade and a half, debates have moved from “Is the cloud just a fad?” to the dilemma faced by organization choosing between cloud and on-premise to the debate in the cloud—public vs. private. Read more

12 Signs Your Accounting Software is Holding You Back

January 8, 2015 · Posted in Intacct Cloud Accounting · Comment 

Outgrowing Accounting SoftwareRunning on empty, and it’s only the beginning of the year? You can blame it on the weather, the January doldrums, or possibly one of the less expected causes—your outdated, underachieving accounting system. It’s surprisingly common, and businesses don’t realize it until it’s too late. Read more

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