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John Silver

John Silver

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If you are considering an on-prem solution, I have a stock tip for you…

I’ve never been one to avoid discussing the elephant sitting in the middle of the room. I like to call it out, point out the size and colors of its ears, the peanuts it’s eating, and the mess it’s creating for the rest of us to clean up. It’s there … let’s not avoid it, ok?

So, the elephant sitting in my room today is the fact that companies are still considering on-premises accounting solutions. I don’t get it. Seriously. How can someone pick an old, antiquated system, or a 1990’s way of handling your accounting data? It doesn’t make sense to me.

Topics: legacy systems On-Premises

5 Steps to Finding the Right Accounting Solution for Your Business

Is your staff spending hours creating and updating spreadsheets that are out of date moments after they're saved? Have you had to rely on consultants to craft custom code to accommodate for features missing from your current accounting solution?
Topics: Blog accounting software View from the Cloud Intacct Software Evaluation Consideration

3 Key Benefits of Reducing Spreadsheets in Finance

More great content from Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:

The results are in - it's time to replace spreadsheets with software designed for and devoted to finance activities.

Spreadsheets have their uses for personal productivity and ad hoc analyses, but they can also become a barrier to effective finance processes for growing midsize companies when used inappropriately.
Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Revenue Recognition Software and Technology Industry Awareness

Sophy Lai of AWS Truepower shares the top must haves for a cloud solution

From Nancy Rivas, Intacct Comunity Manager, on Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:

I recently sat down with Sophy Lai, the CFO at AWS Truepower, LLC and an Intacct MVP. AWS Truepower is a long-time leader and innovator in renewable energy providing technical consulting, software, data, and advisory services for the wind and solar energy markets.

AWS Truepower had been struggling with an outdated, on-premises accounting solution from Sage, when Sophy was tasked with upgrading the company to a modern, cloud-based financial system. 

Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Consideration

Holiday How-To Series: Tips to grow your business to a complex global structure - Part 3

From Phillip Suchan, Intacct Product Marketing Manager:

In my last blog post, I covered the importance of performing analysis within the system of record and how increased visibility can help unlock insights to better manage your multi-entity business. In this blog post I will focus on the importance of controls and user permissions in a growing business.

Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Audit and Internal Controls Awareness

Holiday How-To Series: Tips to grow your business to a complex global structure - Part 1

From Phillip Suchan, Intacct Product Marketing Manager:

Last month at our user conference, Intacct Advantage 2014, I sat down with about twenty of Intacct’s customers to talk about the challenges they faced prior to switching to Intacct. One key theme from these conversations was the pain of running a multi-entity business. Customers relayed that their original financial system worked well under a single location but quickly became a liability as the business structure became more complex.
Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Multi-Entity and Consolidations Awareness

3 Shameful Accounting Sins We've All Committed - and How to Avoid Them in the Future

From Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:

Today's blog is a guest post from Christophe Primault, co-founder and CEO of GetApp.

In spite of the squeaky clean image often attributed to those of us working in accounting, we are all guilty of committing the occasional “sin” in our work. For the most part, sins in accounting result from busyness or sloppiness. Fortunately, those are two challenges you can easily overcome, especially when armed with the right accounting software.
Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Awareness

Starting Inventory Management in Intacct

From Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:

Today's blog is a guest blog by Justin Velthoen, product manager of QStock Inventory, an inventory management and barcoding solution that has direct integration with Intacct.

Topics: Blog Software Integrations View from the Cloud Intacct Awareness Inventory QStock

Does billing and payments reconciliation have to be so time consuming?

Originally posted on Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:

Today's blog is a guest post from William Barber, CEO of 2C Processor (2CP). 2CP will be a Platinum Sponsor again at Intacct Advantage this year.

Topics: Blog View from the Cloud Intacct Automation and Workflow Awareness Credit Cards Payment Processing

Video blog: The importance of using tax software and the future of cloud solutions

From Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog

Today's guest video blog post is courtesy of Asher Mathew, (@ashermathew), manager of strategic alliances at Avalara (@avalara). We sat down with Asher to discuss the importance of using tax software, the benefits of leveraging Avalara for Intacct (@Intacct) customers, the future of cloud software, and more.

Topics: Blog Intacct Videos Sales Tax Management Decision