How my root canal relates to your technology

I bit into a Mounds bar and half my tooth fell out.  Clearly, I had a problem. I was 18 years old at the time, and it had been about 10 years since my last dentist visit (no insurance and no $).   Not to mention, 8-18 were my worst diet years, filled with jolly...

Blueprint to a Learning Organization

David Maister in his landmark firm management book True Professionalism wrote: any firm that can outperform its competition in building and creating skills will gain a significant competitive advantage.  We believe with today’s ability for firms to quickly...

InFirm 2010 Predictions and 2009 Results

Its no surprise that the down economy had a serious impact on accounting firm technology spending as many firms hunkered down this year and only invested in those technologies and updates that were absolutely necessary or those that had a clearly obvious return on the...

Xcentric Growth

Xcentric grew 50 percent in our 2009 Gray Matter user count despite the economic challenges of the past year.  This growth not only reflects  Xcentric’s continued success, but also the accounting industry’s shift toward the Cloud.  More and more firms are...

Positive Culture

It’s  a widely accepted fact people are happier when they are busy.  Put another way, team members of accounting firms are happier during tax season.  One of the things I have noticed inside of firms is the increase in “chatter” when team members...