Prepping for Tax Season by Upping Your Security Game

Prepping for Tax Season by Upping Your Security Game

At our annual Cloud Conference this year, we had a member of the IRS Cyber Crimes unit present on security trends within the accounting profession. His talk started with an announcement that hackers were running help-wanted ads on the “Dark Web” for UltraTax,...
Using Lean Six Sigma to Streamline Audit Planning

Using Lean Six Sigma to Streamline Audit Planning

Consultants began introducing Lean Six Sigma (LSS) principles to the accounting profession more than a decade ago, which has helped foster improvements in production processes throughout every department within accounting firms. For those who haven’t been exposed to...
Protecting Your Mobile Workstation (Laptop)

Protecting Your Mobile Workstation (Laptop)

Firms are increasingly transitioning employees from traditional desktops to laptops as their only workstation to connect to the firm’s information resources and production applications. This has a variety of benefits, including increasing mobility of staff, providing...