CPAs Dump Old Technologies for New

Tech Trends: CPAs Shifting to an Electronic World via NYSSCPA According to Bay Street Group and Capstone Marketing, 69 percent of CPA firms are planning to spend more on technology in the next six to 18 months.

CPA Tech Spending Set to Surge quotes Bay Street Group research. “Most CPA firms, 69%,” reports, “are planning to spend more on technology in the next 6 to 18 months.” The use of cloud technologies is expected to leap. In a similar survey a … Continued

The ROI on Learning: Too Good to Ignore

Gary Boomer says training budgets may be “tempting targets during tight times.” But should firms really cut expenses in this area? Boomer, citing Gartner Research, says every hour of IT training provides 5.75 hours of increased capacity. Do the math: … Continued

NEW WEBINARS: Marketing and Client Satisfaction

Take a Deep Dive into the Latest Research on “The Seven Keys to Success in CPA Firm Management.” Because you’re a CPA Trendlines reader, I thought you’d like to know about two upcoming marketing and practice development webinars. Working with … Continued

SURVEY RESULTS: Top Tech Trends 2009

CPA firms pursue going paperless and gaining efficiencies. Accountants and finance managers are looking for more effective workflows and increased productivity as they consider their technology investments this year. To be sure, some tech spending may have slowed, but there’s … Continued