Practice Management

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.

How to choose a cloud vendor

This column offers basic information to help you determine your needs, as well as a set of questions you can use to assess potential cloud vendors.

VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.