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

By Aaron Sullivan on Aug 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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 must be sophisticated, powerful, and versatile.

Topics: accounting technology firm creativity firm operations Overhead
7 min read

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

By Aaron Sullivan on May 13, 2021 1:00:00 PM

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 weed or a flower? There’s smart technology for that. Indeed, there’s no shortage of solutions for the challenges we face, even in accounting!

Topics: artificial intelligence accounting technology firm creativity AI accounting
6 min read

Overcoming Common Agile Software Development Struggles | Thoughts From Botkeeper Engineering

By Rachael Smith on Apr 6, 2021 1:00:00 PM

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 right, too. This article was written by an in-house engineer about how our team works and how other tech teams can learn from their process.

Topics: accounting technology Software Development Agile Development
6 min read

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

By Jessica King on Mar 11, 2021 2:15:00 PM

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 account, and in too many other places to list out!

Topics: automation artificial intelligence accounting technology firm creativity
4 min read

Botkeeper Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation

By Jessica King on Jul 1, 2020 9:03:52 AM

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 enable us continue to help Accounting Professionals grow their firms, improve margins, and deliver better service to their clients by augmenting manual and tedious bookkeeping work, in a safe and secure environment. Our clients can get their bookkeeping needs met knowing they're backed by the highest quality standards in the space. 

Topics: Bookkeeping Botkeeper reviews accounting technology Accounting firm growth automated accounting Cybersecurity
4 min read

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

By Ton Dobbe on Jun 30, 2020 10:30:00 AM

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 the world to share their big ideas about new forms of value creation and the potential we can unlock when technology augments the unique strengths of people to deliver remarkable impact.

Topics: accounting technology accounting insights guest blog value creation
15 min read

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

By Aaron Sullivan on Jun 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM

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 challenge that caught most industries and businesses off-guard. Accounting firm leaders might have even said things like, “We just need to get by,” and, “Do whatever it takes,” so they could put their clients and staff first by patching together new processes for survival.

Topics: accounting technology listen on the go Return on investment ROI accounting firm software
7 min read

Accounting Automation: Expectations Vs. Reality

By Dominic LoBianco on May 20, 2020 3:26:40 PM

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 technology over the last two to three years. With artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation being used to take on traditionally laborious work, today’s accounting professionals and business owners now have the ability to complete far more tasks in a much shorter period of time.

Topics: accounting technology Accounting firm growth automated accounting listen on the go
8 min read

Breaking Down Blockchain for Accountants in 2020—and Beyond

By Botkeeper on May 13, 2020 1:30:00 PM

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 its ability to share data and simultaneously record real-time transactions on every single computer connected to its network, the technology can’t be interfered with. If anyone tries to hack or scam a blockchain, the entire chain takes notice, and the chain will be forked where the hack happened, eliminating the culprit from the chain.

Topics: Ebook accounting technology automated accounting listen on the go Blockchain
6 min read

How to Beat the Big Firms by Leveraging Accounting Tech

By Aaron Sullivan on Apr 22, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Not everyone who’s familiar with Jody Padar knows why she’s nicknamed the Radical CPA. In addition to being considered a bit progressive with her online presence (check out her Twitter and LinkedIn pages), she’s passionate about leveraging quality technology to create a better accounting firm.

Topics: accounting technology The Radical CPA Accounting firm growth Accounting advisory services
6 min read

How to Use Tech to Organize Your Business Finances

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 6, 2020 5:17:09 PM

Whether you’re an owner or an accounting professional helping business owners, it’s no surprise that running a company requires wearing a lot of hats—manager, sales associate, HR coordinator, operations analyst. It can quickly become exhausting and overwhelming! 

Topics: Automated Bookkeeping accounting technology bookkeeping for accounting firms, financial technology
20 min read

7 Experts Weigh In On the Future of Accounting

By Aaron Sullivan on Nov 5, 2019 2:58:47 PM

Every industry is impacted by the rise of technology and automation, and for many, that can be an overwhelming—possibly even scary—thought. So we set out to get to the bottom of how real accounting experts view this ongoing change to the industry. Our friend Jody Padar, The Radical CPA, conducted a series of interviews with accounting industry thought leaders and influencers, and we pulled together this collection of highlights as they relate to select questions.

Topics: Ebook interview accounting technology CPA insights The Radical CPA Accounting Industry Insights automated accounting

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