By David Singletary
Remember the prime promise to the business community as the computer age took hold? Paper will become obsolete. Every memo, letter, contract, and spreadsheet will be stored on a relatively small stack of floppy disks. (Yeah, it was a few years ago when that promise was made.)
So what happened?
Nowadays, you can store just about everything “in the cloud,” a virtual patch of real estate located somewhere in cyberspace.
Leading cloud storage options are more secure...
By Paul Ursich
Remember how things used to be? You’d carefully store all business contracts, insurance policies, tax records, purchase orders, invoices, banking statements and correspondence with vendors, customers and prospects. When your filing cabinets filled to capacity you’d buy more, move boxes of paperwork to a lonely storeroom or make a U-Haul delivery to off-site storage, never to be seen again.
Things are better in the electronic age—supposedly. Now you can fill hard drives...
By Carolyn Hall
Many companies consider outsourced accounting services at some point in their development, whether it is to support growth, improve efficiency or simply ease the administrative burden on their staff. There are a number of advantages, but it is a big decision to outsource part of your operations. Here are five key reasons to consider making the transition.
With that responsibility out of the way, you can focus on your core strengths. The primary reason to consider...
By Floriana Allen
Your bill-paying process should not be confusing, labor-intensive or prone to error. That’s why we at Wiss & Company, LLP, use cloud-based accounting programs such as Bill.com for our clients. It’s an ideal tool for handling your accounts payable workflow, and the software syncs with many leading accounting systems, allowing accountants and clients to stay involved in the process in real time.
Here are the some of the advantages of the system.
By Paul Ursich
Remember what you went through in the late 1990s as you frantically sought to assure yourself and others that your computer systems would survive the turnover to the year 2000?
Fifteen years later, this is a good time to review your technology and infrastructure haves, have-nots and should-haves. But this time around, you don’t have to be frantic. Take your time in 2015 to assess your needs and determine how to invest to meet the demands and embrace the exciting...
By Wiss Associate
What if you lost your company’s computers, servers and phone system?
The culprit could be hackers, natural disaster or technology breakdown, but the end result is the same: You lose nearly everything of importance to your business for an unspecified length of time.
Your business is at a standstill until you hire an army of IT specialists to get you up and running again. They’ll get right to it — or at least as soon as they can fit your company into their busy schedule.