Information management and technology assurance

Security: Secure your things in a blink

Can you recommend a good, low-cost (under a few hundred dollars), wireless security camera system that automatically records and notifies you when motion is detected?

Expanding your app-titude

This month: A Fantastical approach to a one-stop calendar app ... Bringing a touch of CloudMagic to email

Expanding your app-titude

A monthly look at apps and websites that can make the CPA’s job and life better. This month: Trello, Wrike, and Slack.

PowerPoint: Advice for sabotaging your slideshow

It seems some people love to sabotage their own PowerPoint presentations. To help those folks out, here are my top suggestions for ensuring that your next PowerPoint slideshow is a complete disaster.

The next frontier in data analytics

Technological advancements have made acquiring data analytics skills an imperative for CPAs as they strive to provide value to their organizations and firms.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.