As I look out at the wintery scene from my home office window and suffer pangs of guilt at not making it into the office for the second day running (did I really try hard enough?) my conscience is somewhat lightened by the fact that I have easily completed two days work and that I had to do it fr
A Day in the Life of an Internet Accountant
Experiences and practicalities of SaaS and Cloud Computing from an ardent supporter and user.
It is hard to believe that we are almost at the close of the first decade of the new millenium - it seemed like yesterday that we were panicking about the millenium bug and preparing for the armageddon that would surely follow.
I had intended to attend the AccountingWeb Cloud Computing forum, but urgent client matters intervened and unfortunately I couldn't make it.
At the commencement of the millennium (doesn't that seem a long time ago!),my practice handled a large number of IT contractors who were notoriously poor in sending in their accounting information.
With the rapidly increasing maturity of the Cloud, the ever growing advantages of the concept become more obvious. There are now so many Cloud based applications available that if required a business could be run without ever needing to resort to the basic Windows type PC software.
Ed's note: We took the liberty of adding the YouTube video above, which shows Richard posing his question to the Cloud panel at Softworld. Thanks to Dennis Howlett, who filmed the event.
I met with a new client the other day. He is setting up a new business and had been introduced to me by an investor.
I am a relative newbe when it comes to Twitter.
With so many excellent Cloud applications now available, I thought I would compile a list of my favourite ones and the applications that I use the most.