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Best Data Security Practices for Your Firm

Data breaches and cyberattacks have unfortunately become an all too common and increasingly challenging problem for businesses – the recent joint warning from US and…

Embrace the Power of Automation

Accounting professionals have always served as valued partners, providing critical services for businesses. As the accounting industry strives to remain competitive amid evolving industry demands…

The Accountant Strikes Back: How the integrated – and digitized – accounting practice drives the fight against irrelevance

Over the last decade, the adoption of cloud bookkeeping software has threatened the value proposition of accountants. These tools are easy to use and require…

How can accountants unlock their practices’ full potential?

Accountants have faced a number of challenges since the start of COVID-19. The sudden shift to remote working and changing customer demands meant many had…

Top five reasons why it’s time to reevaluate your accounting software

With the 2022 tax season almost over, it’s time to start reevaluating your firm’s software. What worked this tax season? What didn’t? In 2021, 21%…

The birth of a new practice: becoming cloud-native

The pandemic has driven the accounting profession almost entirely online, with many practices adopting digital, cloud-based tools so they could work anywhere at any time.…

How can firms remain competitive alongside cloud-native practices?

Like many other industries, the pandemic forced practices to think on their feet and adapt. Many adopted digital, automated cloud-based tools tailored specifically to the…

Post pandemic recovery represents an opportunity to increase accountant diversity

The strength and beauty in CPA diversity During this post-pandemic recovery, we often hear about the 'new normal.' But what does the new normal look…

The future of work: a question of culture

As restrictions have lifted, CPA firms are welcoming workforces back into their offices in some form or another. This is leading to a multitude of…