5 Cool Ways to Streamline Data Sharing

Businessman using Internet on smartphone and laptopClients and stakeholders benefit, and so do you.

By Sandi Smith Leyva
The Accountant’s Accelerator

Do you ever get any of the following questions from clients or co-workers?

  • I can’t find your email.
  • I accidentally deleted what you just sent me.
  • My computer crashed and I lost everything. (And I want you to take up your precious time to help me recreate everything you’ve ever sent me.)
  • I lost my tax return and I need it in the next five seconds.

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These requests can get downright annoying. And they can be expensive, too. Knowledge workers spend anywhere from 15 to 35 percent of their time searching for information. Executives waste six weeks per year searching for lost documents.