Practice management

CPAs’ route to high-tech starts in the cloud

The ability to access data and applications through the internet is essential for CPAs and their employers to leverage technology advances such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, explains technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.

12 common technology mistakes you should avoid

A typical technology review can uncover dozens of technological shortcomings at your organization. This article describes 12 common shortcomings and offers advice for avoiding them.

Steve Palomino, CPA/CITP, CGMA

Defining the requirements and the measure of success is the first step in a successful technology overhaul, according to Steve Palomino, CPA/CITP, CGMA.

Building a state-of-the-art M&A target

A firm can enrich its value to prospective suitors by investing in a top-notch IT infrastructure and exhibiting a willingness to embrace new technologies.

Accounting firms: The next generation

The article provides a glimpse into a future dominated by fast access to big data and driven by intelligent technology applications deployed by a new breed of CPA practices.

A new staffing model for accounting firms

What will accounting firms and accounting departments look like after lower-level, repetitive tasks are automated and unprecedented amounts of data can be mined for business insights? That topic takes center stage in the second part of our annual accounting technology roundtable podcast.

NEWS

IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

PODCAST

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.