Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Why cloud accounting is good for your business

10/03/16 4:36 pm | Comments (0) | Posted By:

Accounting software shouldn’t be a chore to use

Small business accounting software that’s not available via the cloud can be tedious. Traditionally, it can suck up far too much of your business’ time and effort. This doesn't add value, and takes the fun out of being in business. Cloud software can save your company time and money.

 Why the clo...

Drones – embrace them or run away?

28/05/15 12:24 pm | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Drones have been in the headlines here in Northern Nevada as we compete to be a player in their research and manufacture. Sensational headlines are appearing on how drones will revolutionize the delivery of packages. But for all the excitement, I for one am lamenting the day these become more ubiquitous. The home is supposed to be the on...

Technology and Transparency in Government

13/06/13 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  The Government Finance Officers Association held its annual conference in San Francisco this past week. Edwin Lee, the mayor of San Francisco opened the conference speaking about transparency in government including sharing data with innovative businesses that develop mobile applications that can be utilized by everyone. In San Francisco...

Why Aren’t More Companies Moving to Nevada? Apple Is!

28/06/12 8:42 pm | Comments (2) | Posted By:

  A recent article published in the New York Times, highlights how Apple is taking advantage of Nevada’s 0% corporate tax rate. Apple has created a subsidiary for their $100 billion in cash that invests in bonds and other low risk financial instruments. All the interest earned, $2.5 billion since 2006, has been shielded from state income t...

Cloud computing: A whole lot of fluff

14/06/12 9:52 pm | Comments (1) | Posted By:

  As I’m staring at an article in Business Week, I keep searching for the article to explain why my company wants to pay for something we already have. The “cloud” is by definition just a network of computers and the reason they came up with the name is because of the original diagram shape of the internet (a cloud). In the cloud are networks...

The Top 3 Big IT Trends CFOs and Controllers should know about for 2012

16/04/12 9:35 pm | Comments (0) | Posted By:

If you have a CIO or IT manager who is in the know, you may have already had discussions about the following items. If you manage the IT functions yourself, then read carefully so you don’t miss the boat!

  • The consumerization of IT. No surprise here, consumer technologies like the iPhone and the Droid, tablets, etc. are creeping into the work...