• There’s Cloud and There’s True Cloud

    BY BOB SHAWGO When a company chooses a cloud service, they have certain expectations. First off, most companies plan to enjoy the cost savings in IT—not having to maintain a powerful, scalable server with guaranteed up time. Rather than paying for room to grow, they anticipate that the service will be able to expand during times of peak demand—referred to as elasticity. Second, they expect fresh software that they don’t have to update. The provider updates the software at frequent [...]

    I'm New! What Is Cloud Accounting?

    Designed by Freepik BY COMPUDATA It seems like these days everyone is talking about the cloud... Whether you're new to the technology space, the accounting industry, or both, the phrase "cloud accounting" is probably something that you're hearing a lot about. But what is cloud accounting? If you're unsure, or still in the exploratory phase, this blog is for you! Cloud accounting software products vary in complexity and features offered, with many products designed for use by [...]

    How Small to Midmarket Firms Must Capitalize on Digital Transformation

    BY RSM US LLP Digital transformation shouldn’t only interest the Fortune 500. After all, it’s a movement that impacts nearly everything in the global economy and society. Firms that adopt a proactive strategy are poised to reap the significant benefits of digital transformation. Small to midmarket firms can begin with a small step—migrating from the on-premises version of QuickBooks to cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms. What is digital transformation? [...]