3 Ways Amazon’s New Fire Phone Hints at the Future of Accounting

Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon Fire Phone

New tech breakthroughs fuel client expectations.

By Hitendra Patil

Addressing the question “Why Would Amazon Want to Sell a Mobile Phone?,” the Harvard Business Review says the basic principle behind any disruptive innovation is that the fundamental things people try to do in their lives actually change relatively slowly.

The accounting profession has been witnessing a hammer and tongs message about disruptive technologies in the form of cloud-ifying practice management. Accounting and tax software long ago debuted on tablets and cell phones. And just when we start to think that nothing really new is coming into the technology market, we start getting hints toward the future.

Here are three things that the Amazon Fire Phone can potentially tell the accounting profession and technology vendors: