Technology news June 2012

Practice

Leveraging LinkedIn

Are the partners and senior staff in your firm leveraging LinkedIn, or do they simply start a profile and abandon it?
Technology

Tuning the Orchestra: IT and the CFO

Business functions once had very clear roles and responsibilities: finance looked after the money and IT was a distinct unit responsible for back office technology and communications. However, responsibility for IT decisions is changing.
Technology

Using Clip Art in Excel Charts

Excel expert David Ringstrom is sharing his tips for optimizing the way you use Excel in our new Excel Tips series.
Technology

New 'Agile Tax' Takes Storefront Tax Preparation to the Cloud

The tax and accounting business of Thomson Reuters has announced the introduction of Agile Tax, a new production-grade tax software designed exclusively for the Cloud.
Technology

Automating Excel Chart Titles

In this, his latest article in our Excel Tips series, expert David Ringstrom shows you how you can further automate your chart with a self-updating title.
Education & Careers

'Financial Fitness' and Accounting Firm Improvement

Jennifer Katrulya, CPA, will kick off her second year of the BMRG Group Advisory Program on July 1 with a revised four-tier program structure.
Education & Careers

Optimize Your Marketing Efforts Using SEO

SEO techniques can be confusing at first, but once you understand how to implement them, you'll benefit from more potential clients finding you online.
Technology

Xero's New Cloud-Based WorkflowMax

Xero has recently added WorkflowMax - a complete practice management suite ‒ to its Cloud-based offerings.
Technology

Awards Honor Technologies That Help Tax and Accounting Pros

The ninth annual Tax and Accounting Technology Innovation Awards were presented by CPA Practice Advisor on Monday, June 4, during a reception at the California Accounting and Business Show and Conference.
Technology

Dumb Down Your Smartphone

Thanks to our smartphones (along with tablets, other handhelds, etc.) we no longer have to fret about having nothing to do.
Technology

Automate Excel Charts in Two Keystrokes

David Ringstrom shows you the typical way most users add data to a chart. He then shares a simple technique that eliminates this mundane need.