Contrary to stereotype, accountants have always been on the cutting edge of business technology adoption. It started decades ago with the introduction of VisiCalc
, the first “killer app” for personal computers. It was spreadsheets, not word processing, that put a PC on every desk.
Accountants are again taking a leadership role in their organizations with the adoption of cloud applications. 85 percent of respondents are facing increased challenges in hiring and retaining talent, and technology adoption is a key strategy in attracting and retaining talent. That’s one of the key takeaways from FloQast’s new survey of accounting and finance professionals. Download your free copy of the report here
Speaking of the talent crunch, sometimes despite our best efforts, there’s nothing we can do to prevent turnover and the best we can do is damage control. For three ways you can minimize the pain of accounting team turnover, read my latest article on AccountingWEB
As always, here’s my collection of the best links I clicked on this past week: