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SEC Watchful Eyes Focus On Cybersecurity and Protecting Personal Information

Information privacy used to be a fairly simple thing.   Systems – what systems there were – weren’t so interconnected and information wasn’t so easy to share with thousands (millions) of people all over the world.  Security used to come down to gaining physical access to the information, which was usually on paper.  If you couldn’t get to the pa

No REST for QuickBooks Desktop Integration Developers

Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks small business accounting software (among other things), is discontinuing service for the REST API and the Sync Manager on March 1, 2016 [1].  Developers with applications which integrate with the desktop editions of QuickBooks using this method must change their approach right away or risk having their integra

Franchise FUD: Browning-Ferris Industries, the NLRB, and Joint-Employer Status

Franchise FUD: Browning-Ferris Industries, the NLRB, and Joint-Employer Status

Payment Card Roll Call: “Not Present” fraud likely to increase as EMV takes hold

Payment Card Roll Call: “Not Present” fraud likely to increase as EMV takes hold

Mobile Device Security is a Moving Target

Mobile Device Security is a Moving Target

QuickBooks Online is Pretty Cool

QuickBooks Online is Pretty Cool, but Doesn’t Simplify Overall IT Requirement for SMBs

Why Offering Anytime, Anywhere Work Works

An Anytime, Anywhere Work Survey was completed by ConvergenceCoaching, LLC this spring, and they’ve published the results.

The Cloud, QuickBooks and the Desktop

The Cloud, QuickBooks and the Desktop

subtitle: Just When They Told You the Desktop Was Dead… 

along comes another desktop app.

Analysis, forecasts and modeling: What’s the point?

In today’s business world, risk, uncertainty and volatility are just par for the course – everyday realities of simply being in business.  Nothing is certain, they say, except death and taxes.  Yet there is a fine art to driving profitable growth in a business, and

Skinny Isn’t Just for Jeans: Lean Business and the Service Sector

Skinny Isn’t Just for Jeans: Lean Business and the Service Sector