Some projects are like baking cakes

Ever bake a cake? Ever bake a cake with people? Certain projects are like baking cakes. The more people the more complicated it gets. When baking a cake with people you have to learn, organize, communicate, organize, communicate, then do. And most likely repeat some...

Cloud Computing Brought Home

More and more frequently, companies are transitioning to the new technologies that are available with cloud computing.  In all reality, when you or I get home from work, we may not care what companies are doing, but we want to know how the cloud can affect our lives....
Clear Job Descriptions and Expectations

Clear Job Descriptions and Expectations

Too many accounting firms run their firms like five year olds play soccer (they all run to the ball and start to kick it and the ball often goes nowhere). One common trait that we observe in high performing firms is that everyone is very clear on their role and what...

What's New in QuickBooks 2011?

QuickBooks continues to be the predominant small business accounting product within firms and their clients.  The 2010 version added enough features to warrant an upgrade, but for those that are still working on 2009 or older versions, it is worth jumping directly to...