Building a Learning Culture in Your Firm
CPAs are knowledge workers and the more thoroughly they understand how to utilize their technology and optimize the profession’s best practices to service clients, the more effective and profitable their firms will become. Firms that have made the effort
The Changing Role of IT Personnel in Accounting Firms
Has the IT role within CPA firms finally come full circle? I began the IT portion of my career providing support for IBM XT personal computers that were used by accountants to produce spreadsheets and word processing, while all
Do Your Digital Processes Frustrate or Delight?
Paperless” has been a common firm mantra over the past decade with most firms implementing digital solutions throughout each area of their practices. Oftentimes, firms adopted digital versions of their manual processes and believed they had become “paperless” without
Updated: Ergonomics to Improve Your Firm’s Productivity
*This article was originally published in 2015 and was updated in April 2017 for this audience.
Accountants spend huge amounts of time at their desks, many of which were acquired before the advent of multiple monitors and the knowledge
Eight Reasons Firms Should Move to the Cloud
The 2017 CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA.org) Paperless Benchmark Survey released in the first quarter of this year, found that 23% of firms had moved their IT Infrastructure to cloud providers instead of building and maintaining them themselves among