Technology Blog

Armanino’s Technology Blog informs technology and software CFOs and executives of the latest industry trends, rule changes and best practices. Our professionals bring you their insights and advice from an accounting and organization perspective to help your company reach its goals.

Monday, November 10, 2014

MacGyver Your Way Through Your IPO and Beyond

As a CFO, are you ready to play MacGyver to get your company through the gantlet that is the run-up to a liquidity event (e.g., an IPO)? You should be prepared to perform the kind of shoestring heroics of the TV legend. Even if companies follow best practices and begin preparing two years ahead of …

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Budget Forecasting: Automate or Fall Behind

The speed of business is accelerating and with it the demand on financial officers to produce actionable data in real time. It’s a trend that’s not going away and smart companies are making big changes in their internal processes to keep up. In our recent webinar, John Dunican, Partner, and Bryan Rogers, Senior Manager,  with …

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Avoiding Equity Management Headaches

Let’s face it: Equity management is one of those thankless jobs that nobody wants to own. It starts innocently enough while a startup is eager to attract and incentivize its talent to do great things. At that point, who has time to worry about managing stock options? We’ve got real work to do. Later, it …

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Is It Time to Consider a Cloud Accounting Solution?

It happens thousands of times every year in this great land of opportunity. Successful technology companies outgrow their entry-level accounting systems. More often than not, the system is QuickBooks. Recently, the Armanino and the Cloud Accounting Institute issued a white paper QuickBooks to Cloud, which explores the question of when a company’s success signals it’s …

Monday, September 9, 2013

Cloud Usage Soars as On-Premise Systems Fail to Compete

As the economy shows signs of recovery, more companies are adopting cloud technology as a strategic way to expand their bandwidth and prepare for increased volume. Businesses believe cloud-based solutions can reduce the amount of wasted money, time, and labor in their operations as well as increase productivity. As a result, cloud-based software adoption rates …

Monday, April 22, 2013

7 Tips to Simplify Your Tax Return Process

To get a jump on next year’s tax return process, here are 7 quick tips to help the process to go smoother and be more efficient: 1. Plan Ahead Figure out what needs to be done, when the information will be available, and the deadline. 2. Put Together a Timeline Remember, many other companies will …