Updated 7/30/2019. I recently visited a client company with over 750 employees. The HR staff kept track of vacations on a spreadsheet. Anyone considering taking time off would first call up some poor overworked HR rep and see how many days they had remaining. That rep would have to then manually update the remaining totals.
I have to imagine that was pretty much how that staffer spent his or her summer months at work.
This same company had a total of about ten spreadsheets keeping...
By Timothy Kennedy
As we formally say good bye to 2018, we enter a new year that brings lots of promise. In order to seize the opportunities that will be presented to you in 2019, consider solidifying your approach to the following areas of your business:
A robust accounting software that is customized for your needs is a must in 2019. Contractors have unique needs that need to be addressed in order to have an accurate financial picture. Some of the items that...
Updated 7/30/2019. Cybersecurity does not offer a return on investment — unless you count stable client relations, peace of mind, insurance against the financial, and public relations disaster that can result from digital criminal activity. In other words, cybersecurity is something that your business will hardly notice if it’s functioning well, and deeply regret if it goes wrong.
Harmful effects from data breaches
Data breach can be a crisis for your business in a number...
Updated 7/30/2019. The term “digital transformation” probably sounds a bit intimidating. Like something beyond your capabilities and a drag on your business in trying to undertake it.
So let’s start with a basic definition that’s not quite so off-putting. Digital transformation is simply your efforts to integrate digital technology into all areas of your business. The right mix of digital technology solutions will make your company run smoother and more productively internally, and...
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 David Singletary
Updated 7/29/2019. We all know about the rapid pace of technology and the headaches it can cause your company. It can be more than merely annoying. It can also be costly and time-consuming. You’re constantly upgrading your tech hardware or software — or fielding complaints from employees if you don’t.
Your ERP solution is the brain center of your company. Depending on your line of business, it’s likely to impact your accounting, HR, sales, inventory and...
By Wiss Associate
Did you know the real estate industry is a $15 trillion industry and small to medium sized companies still command roughly 50% of the total real estate market in the United States? This concept has drastically transformed with the rise of Cloud computing and the price of entry–which is much lower than you think. Companies such as Appfolio, Propertyware, RealPage and Total Management are paving the way with complete property management, accounting, tenant portal,...
By Wiss Associate
When it comes to real estate investment and property management software, Yardi Technology is the Cadillac of products on the market. Few can compete with Yardi’s scope of offerings, from commercial real estate and construction management to residential rentals and investment partnerships. And while Yardi is one of the longest-standing companies of its kind, it’s also an innovator: It was one of the first such software brands to offer a total cloud-based product.
By Paul Ursich
Accounting software has certainly changed the way industries function. These systems eliminate numerous manual components of financial organizations while offering businesses countless ways of analyzing and improving corporate performance.
Hence, when a myriad of software solutions are at your fingertips, how can you capture the greatest dynamic structure for your business? Execute the following actions necessary to acquire the desired and worthwhile results:
By Robert Risk
Corporate accounting software generally lasts about 10 years before users get bogged down with a system that’s out of touch with current needs.
Perhaps your people use Excel spreadsheets for processes that should be easily automated. Or the company has grown to where your existing software can’t keep pace. Or — worst of all — you can no longer trust the numbers on your reports. As you look for a cost-effective system that will serve your needs now and into the future,...