How the PC Nearly Destroyed the Accounting Profession

Now the cloud threatens everything, again.

By Doug Sleeter

These are scary times for accounting professionals. Today's technology shifts are causing giant shifts in the whole paradigm of the accountant’s business model—and for the definition of Most Trusted Advisor.

And for most firms, the shift is overwhelming. We face concepts like Hosted ApplicationsOnline AccountingMobile ComputingHourly vs. Value Pricing, Outsourcing, Chunkification of the Business Process, Apps everywhere, and Digital Plumbing. Especially on top of the stress of cranking out client work that needs to be done today.