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Many accountants are throwing away paper checks in favor of digital business payments when it comes time to pay the bills, according to the Rise of Modern Business Payments report prepared by Bill.com, the digital business payments leader. Through a 2018 survey used to prepare the report, more than 460 accounting professionals weighed in on how they pay bills for their...

While electronic payments in the business world have certainly been on the rise in recent years, 2019 will see a big uptick in adoption. The consumer payments space has already embraced electronic payments in favor or cash and checks widely; but now, according to a Bill.com survey, businesses are catching up.

Digital business payments provider Bill.com recently released survey results that revealed growth strategies for small and medium-sized businesses for 2019. Overall, the survey showed that SMBs are entering the new year with a positive outlook. A majority of SMB respondents — 71% — indicated they are embracing new technology and will increase their investment in...

Vinay Pai, senior vice president of engineering at Bill.com, goes under the hood of artificial intelligence to explain what it is, what it does, and what it means for the profession.

New client, new technology? Not so fast.

Often, new clients ask that accounting firms work with their existing back-office technologies, opening the door to countless headaches, frustrations and inefficiencies for the firm. Who has the time to master and troubleshoot multiple solutions that serve the same purpose? Or wrestle with legacy systems that are outdated...

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Cash flow management is a priority service for the hundreds of firms in the U.S. serving small to midsized business clients. Acuity, based in Atlanta, is one of those firms. Acuity provides CFO services on top of bookkeeping and accounting for its clients, but is also a firm of accounting professionals who share a strong tech ethos and who want to bring cloud...

Accounting firms face challenges today which are more formidable than those faced in previous generations. With margins shrinking, competition increasing, constant technology and security challenges, as well as the twin threats of artificial intelligence and offshore labor threatening a race to the bottom on price, today’s firms must be better than those in previous...

When entrepreneur Marc Benioff launched Salesforce.com 20 years ago, he adopted an unusual logo for his startup. It featured the word “software” in a circle with a red slash across it. The logo matched Salesforce’s mission, “The End of Software” and its slogan, “No Software.”

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