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Practice Management Resources

It's About Time: Welcome to the 'Now' Economy and Smart Warehouses

Supply chain and fleet management expectations are growing as customer become more impatient to get their deliveries. Like the petulant Veruca Salt , we all "want it now!" We've become spoiled by Amazon's two-day turnarounds, though it seems like not that long ago we were fine with waiting six to

How to Make Inclusivity More Than Just a Buzzword

Most leaders would say they value diversity in their organizations. Some do so for strategic reasons, perhaps to mirror their diversifying customer base; others value diversity because it is the right thing to do. Yet for many companies, gaps can appear between rhetoric and action. And even those

Robert Half: Competition Leads to Increased Accounting Salaries for 2019

According to staffing firm Robert Half and its 2019 "Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance Professionals," salary ranges have increased to attract and retain top professionals. Median salaries, in the 50th percentile, for those working in tax services all increased over the figures found in Robert

How AI Is Reinventing Human Resources

“To AI or not to AI”, a play on Shakespeare age-old adage, is making waves into today’s’ teched-up world as many industries are looking into AI solutions for their businesses, especially when it comes to human resources. Due to the 'Hollywood' driven concept of AI, many organizations are scared of

NASBA Proposes Peer Review Changes

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) is proposing changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Model Rules related to peer review programs. The UAA is a nonbinding model designed to provide best practices for state laws and regulations related to the accounting profession.

Master the Data Domain

CPAs are uniquely qualified to help implement Master Data Governance — essential for Master Data Management. By Thomas E. Schmitt, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CISA Managing Director Thomas E. Schmitt & Co., Warrenton Ready to put a Master Data Management plan into action? Check out the second part of this

Workforce of the Future: What Is Driving it and Where Is it Going?

An increasingly rapid pace of innovation is driving forward technological advances in the enterprise at an unprecedented rate, meaning that workforce dynamics are set to change drastically in the coming years. Perhaps the most noticeable and tangible example of this so far is the realization of

PwC Report: An Imaginative, Incisive Take on 4 Future Worlds of Work

Earlier this year, PricewaterhouseCoopers published a sprawling report, "Workforce of the Future: The Competing Forces Shaping 2030." Drawing on research that began in 2007 and a specially commissioned survey of 10,000 people in China, Germany, India, the United Kingdom and the United States, PwC

Emailing While You're on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture

Companies expend untold energy building culture — defining their values, revamping their office space, organizing holiday parties and volunteer outings. And yet many managers don’t seem to realize that while company culture can be really hard to build, it’s incredibly easy to destroy. And you may

Explainable AI: The Next Stage of Human-Machine Collaboration

Some AI-based services and tasks today are relatively trivial – such as a song recommendation on a streaming music platform. However, AI is playing an expanding role in other areas with far greater human impact. Imagine you’re a doctor using AI-enabled sensors to examine a patient, and the system