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Scaling Like a Pro: A Guide for CPA Firms

By Jody Padar on Nov 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Accounting firms typically grow in one of two ways. Either they grow organically and hire more staff as the need for client work grows, or they grow through mergers and acquisitions and physically become larger firms. There is a third option to growth that doesn’t involve either of these: AI-powered technology.

Topics: Botkeeper For Dummies Botkeeping℠ Accounting firm scale
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Automated Technology Helps CPA Firms Gain Competitive Advantage

By Jody Padar on Nov 5, 2020 9:30:00 AM

"Data is the new oil.” What does that even mean?!

By way of a quick history lesson, oil was the means of rapid industrialization and development in 19th century United States. Eventually, it would become the primary fuel source and helped propel the rest of the economy forward. New technology was developed to better harness oil’s power, and infrastructure was built around the need to transport it.

Topics: cloud accounting Botkeeper For Dummies
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Bots Need Data: Training Makes Them Smarter & More Accurate

By Jody Padar on Oct 22, 2020 4:59:24 PM

Have you ever seen the movie How to Train Your Dragon? A young Viking boy, who has grown up fearing dragons, meets one in the wild. Over time, he develops an understanding of the creature and learns how to communicate with him, and eventually both overcome their fear of the other and work together to reset the course of their village’s future. Sounds a bit like scary technology reshaping our industry, doesn’t it?

Topics: accounting automation Botkeeper For Dummies Botkeeping℠
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Why Automation is a Game Changer for Accounting Firms

By Jody Padar on Oct 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Automation is reshaping the future of accounting.

There is no denying it. We know it. CPAs know it, even if they’re unsure about what it means or how to implement it. Technology is helping to spur innovation in an industry so often left behind. And while I get that this can be scary, we have no choice but to embrace the shift and find ways to make automation work for us.

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CPA Firm Transformation and Change Management

By Jody Padar on Oct 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM

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Botkeeper for Dummies is a Roadmap for CPA Firm Transformation

By Jody Padar on Sep 24, 2020 9:43:00 AM

On September 16, we finally got to tell the world about Botkeeper For Dummies. From the beginning of this process, we knew that Botkeeper For Dummies was more than just a book. It’s an introduction into how CPA firms can transform themselves into the firm of the future. Knowing how tough this is to wrap our heads around, Botkeeper For Dummies really helps CPAs and accountants understand and visualize unknown, maybe scary technology.

Topics: accounting automation Botkeeper For Dummies Botkeeping℠ CPA firm transformation
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Botkeeper for Dummies: New Book Helps CPA Firms Transform and Scale

By Jody Padar on Sep 16, 2020 2:47:00 PM

Get Your Copy Today.

After two and a half years, four authors and countless revisions, Botkeeper for Dummies has finally been published! This book has been a true labor of love, and its premise is what attracted me to Botkeeper in the first place – providing every accountant with the tools and technology to transform their firms and take client service to a whole new level. This book takes the guesswork out of how to apply the concepts of ‘Botkeeping’ – bookkeeping with bots – and gives readers an easy-to-understand crash course in AI, machine learning and what they can do for accounting.

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Botkeeper For Dummies Launch Event September 16

By Aaron Sullivan on Sep 4, 2020 3:45:00 PM

We’re on a mission to help streamline and scale bookkeeping in the accounting industry, and we’re turning every page in our library of resources to do exactly that. Actually—we’re filling the pages with our insights on automated bookkeeping!

That’s right—we wrote a book about automated bookkeeping and its role in the accounting industry.

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