We get contacted a lot about what is the best accounting / bookkeeping software to use in Australian businesses. The standard consultant and right answer is always “it depends”. It depends on so many things:Read more
Perspective. It is something I appreciate more as I mature. It is something that hit me hard when I sat down to consider my “review that no-one else would write” for Xerocon Brisbane 2019.Read more
Next week, something like 4,000 people will descend on Brisbane for “the Festival of the ABCs”.
- Accountants & App Vendors;
- Bookkeepers & Bloggers;
- Consultants & Cloud Integrators;
All heading to Brisvegas to catch up on the latest and greatest things Xero and industry and let’s be frank, party like no-one is watching!Read more
Given my professional interest in accounting technology and out of a desire to stay up-to-date, I have been using the 3 most popular browser-based accounting / bookkeeping software systems (Xero, QuckBooks and MYOB Essentials) across 3 different businesses I’m involved with.
Recently I became so frustrated with using MYOB Essentials in my vSure business that I had to end the experiment. Here’s the 7 reasons why I dumped MYOB Essentials:Read more
May is a big month for Accounting Tech investors – we get the “3 big whales” of SME accounting software all reporting within days of each other. Its the one time of year we can assess how much the “rising tide is raising all ships”.Read more
For us antipodeans, May is a stark reminder that winter is coming. The introduced deciduous trees we have, have given up hope that this year, climate change means they can keep their leaves, and so our streets are littered with the dry, brown, yellow and orange cast offs of these foreigners, as the days shorten, the weather chills and we all await the next episodes of GOT.Read more
Over the last few years I’ve tried my hand at predicting the year in cloud accounting and related biztech ahead, publicly critiquing my efforts at the start of the following year. Call me silly, call me brave, call me whatever you like. I do it because I feel too few are willing to back up their guessing with reflection. So rather than complain about it, I do what I think others should.Read more
Predicting the future is hard.
Holding yourself publicly to account for your predictions is even harder, and probably why few people do…
Before I publish my 19 predictions for 2019, it is my tradition and want, that I review my 2018 efforts.
After a solid performance in 2017, I’m marking my 2018 edition a solid B, with comment that “the student can improve with more focus in 2019!”
Here they were and here’s how I went:Read more