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Levi’s replacing people with lasers for ripping jeans

Cloud Accounting Weekly is now Own Your Close, a newsletter for management accountants, controllers,
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Levi’s replacing people with lasers for ripping jeans
By Blake Oliver • Issue #77 • View online
Cloud Accounting Weekly is now Own Your Close, a newsletter for management accountants, controllers, and providers of outsourced accounting services. For more accounting technology updates, tune in to the Cloud Accounting Podcast.

As usual, here’s my collection of the most interesting cloud accounting links I clicked on this past week. I hope you enjoy!
Standardized v. Custom Apps
Tyson Foods Shifting Away from Customized Business Applications
Cloud Computing v. Law Enforcement
Microsoft Case May Shape Law Enforcement’s Influence Over Global Network Architecture
Events
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Remote Work
Firms Pursue Upgraded Internet Access on Airplanes
Behind the Scenes at FloQast
FloQast Founders on Competition, Accountants as Entrepreneurs, and How Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
App Updates & New Features
G Suite — Team Chat (like Slack)
Tips & Tricks
Set Cloud-Based Reports to Open Automatically in Excel
Hardware Review
The Best Business Laptops
Management
Be Wary of Promoting Top Sales Managers
Automation
Levi’s Wants Lasers, Not People, to Rip Your Jeans
Artificial Intelligence
Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs
Industry News
Xero doubles down on commitment to Auckland with new office
Thanks for reading, and have a great week!
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Blake Oliver

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