Summer Reading For Accountants

Throughout the year I always try to read as many books as possible. Due to the longer days and more relaxed feel,  during the summer, my reading always tends to kick in to high gear.  Like many, I am always looking for recommendations on what to read next. While doing my own search, I stumbled upon… Read More


Does Your Firm Add Value?

What do our client’s value? This question is at the core of every lean initiative. The idea is if you eliminate waste in your processes, your services will be more aligned to what your client’s value. The Accounting profession is currently facing increasing pressure from clients on fees. If you become commoditized in the mind… Read More


Current Trends In Workflow and Business Process Management

When most firms began implementing workflow applications, they only considered tracking basic service areas. As firms have seen the benefits of workflow and have evolved to offer more services, they are looking to move beyond simply tracking workflow to manage processes across more areas of their firm, such as: Miscellaneous tax filings such as sales… Read More


Words To Inspire You!

Inspiration is the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. Inspiration can fill us with a new zest for what’s ahead and can allow us the insight and vision to tackle a current problem, issue or situation. On some days you can be inspired by simply walking… Read More


Some Ideas For CPAs During The Off Season

In today’s CPA landscape, it is safe to say that there is always work to be done. The connotation of the “Busy Season” does not necessarily hold the same weight as it did in year’s past. With the addition of consulting work and financial advising, the breakdown of work throughout the year is pretty consistent…. Read More




Moving From Workflow To Business Process Management

A critical step in maximizing output is minimizing wasted time. In CPA firms, lost time is often found in excessive administrative tasks, personal preference items and poor communication. Many firms have implemented workflow to ameliorate these issues, however, due to the nuances of their processes and software limitations, often times the full scope of the… Read More


Technology And The Accounting Industry

CPA firms tend to be a cautious when it comes to technology – with good reason. Mistakes, even small ones, can create client issues or potential compliance problems. One technology issue other industries have been working on – and solving – for years is becoming increasingly important in the Accounting Industry: application integration. Our technical… Read More