Practice Builder Publishing Continues To Grow
It’s morning, and I’ve just returned from a weeklong trip to Texas to visit the grandchildren. Usually on this type of trip, everything is chaos because I am trying to stay logged in and keep Practice Builder Publishing up and rolling. Today, I return calmly after leaving all the publishing and updating to RP, our… (0 comment)

Your Clients Business Performance Is Impacted By Internal Complications
As your clients grow, their attempts to maintin their competitive advantage introduces new problems with employee engagement, customer satisfaction and profitability.   According to a report by the global consulting firm, Boston Consulting Group, the business model of these companies tend to get more comlicated as they grow. And, the firms that operate in the…

Practices Continue To Morph As Major Firms Continue To Acquire
BDO USA joins the ranks of accounting firms across the nation struggling to find their focus in the wake of changes in the industry, technology and the competition for growth. BDO recently acquired LBA Wealth Management, LLC in Jacksonville, Florida, a fee-only investment advisory firm encompassing seven professionals with $350 million in assets under management.…

Is The US The New World Tax Haven?
Move Over Liechtenstein, Hello USA! Where are folks flocking to to hide their money, and keep it safe? Is it the good old USA? The same country that has been ripping other countries for hiding assets from the tax collector, and the same country that is now actively resisting new global standards of financial reporting.… (0 comment)

Competing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Until recently, artificial intelligence (AI) was similar to nuclear fusion in unfulfilled promise. It had been around a long time but had not reached the spectacular heights foreseen in its infancy. Now, however, AI is realizing its potential in achieving human-like capabilities, so it is time to ask: How can business leaders harness AI to… (0 comment)

How to start building your next-generation operating model
Each company’s path to a new operating model is unique. But successful transformations are all constructed with the same set of building blocks. A North American bank took less than two years to shift 30 percent of its in-branch customer traffic to digital channels and dramatically reduce its brick-and-mortar footprint. A European cruise line redesigned…

Krebs on Security – Payments Giant Verifone Investigating Breach
Credit and debit card payments giant Verifone [NYSE: PAY] is investigating a breach of its internal computer networks that appears to have impacted a number of companies running its point-of-sale solutions, according to sources. Verifone says the extent of the breach was limited to its corporate network and that its payment services network was not impacted.San Jose,…