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accounting technology

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Your tech is the selling point you haven't told your clients about

Tech and time. These two points are inextricably linked, even if some firm owners don’t necessarily act like it. Advancements in Fintech save time, improve accuracy, and cut overhead costs. But the relationship between technology and time is one we see...

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You've heard about the future of accounting. What about the now?

Over the last decade, the rapid development and implementation of financial technologies (Fintech) have made the future of accounting a hot topic. The entire profession is undergoing a fundamental transformation leaving many accountants to wonder, “Will...

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How is manual bookkeeping like Blockbuster?

One of the truths of business in the modern era is that technology can define success. Major leaps in how work gets done, how products get made, and how customers access goods and services have both broken and made businesses around the globe.

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How Engineers Improve Month-End Review...in 24 Hours

We talk an awful lot about accounting and strategy related to things like increasing capacity at your firm or what to do with junior staff who have more time thanks to automation. Those are key conversations that must remain ongoing, but we’re going to...

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How Much Does it Cost to Recreate Your Accounting Tech Stack?

Technology and business are more ingrained than ever before. A lot of business has moved online, simultaneously creating additional growth opportunities and introducing more complexity to the mix. As a result, the tools that we use to run our businesses...

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Still Confused About How AI Helps Accountants? This Article Will Help

We live in an amazing age where seemingly every problem can be fixed by a specific tool or piece of technology. You missed the golf ball and created a divot with your club? There’s a tool for that. Curious if that plant growing in your garden bed is a...

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Overcoming Common Agile Software Development Struggles | Thoughts From Botkeeper Engineering

As a company that straddles two essential industries—accounting and technology—we have a unique opportunity to share our views and strategies as they relate to both verticals. Our amazing team of Botkeeper Engineers are industry leaders in their own...

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You Already Use Automation, But Are You Getting the Most Value From It?

This may come as a hard truth for those who fear change, but there’s no escaping automation. We come in contact with some element of automation from the moment we wake up—it’s in our smartphones, computers, cars, TV, behind the scenes of your bank...

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Botkeeper Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation

We are thrilled to announce that Botkeeper has successfully completed an audit established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to certify its SOC 2 Type I compliance for our automated bookkeeping platform! This audit will...

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Using Technology to Evolve the Accounting Sector—An Interview With Enrico Palmerino

The following is a guest contribution from our friend Ton Dobbe, founder and Chief Inspiration Officer at Value Inspiration. And if you'd like to listen to the podcast interview, click here.

Every week I interview entrepreneurs and experts from around...

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What We Know About ROI: A New Approach for the CPA

In the scramble to adjust to running an accounting firm during a pandemic, many firms invested in new technology to help them bridge the gap between a traditional in-office operation and a new virtual approach. And understandably so—it was an unforeseen...

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Accounting Automation: Expectations Vs. Reality

Technology advancements over the past five years have changed the business landscape completely—and the evolution isn't slowing down anytime soon. This is especially true in the accounting space, where we’ve seen a large pop in the progression of...

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Breaking Down Blockchain for Accountants in 2020—and Beyond

Blockchain technology, along with being a new buzzword, is also one of the most exciting technologies of the 21st century. A universally decentralized ledger system that can share data among an infinite number of users—a blockchain is unhackable. Due to...

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