Consultant practice editor Mark Lee offers a handy guide to everything accountants need to know about ‘software as a service’ applications.
You may have heard the term ‘Cloud Computing’ before and perhaps thought it didn’t apply to you, but accountants should make an effort to find out more about this new technology – if not for themselves then on behalf of their clients. I recently spoke to Frances Critchlow, director of online legal employment document provider Cleardocs, who shed some light on the issue.
Q: What is Cloud Computing?
A: “In IT-speak Cloud Computing is often referred to as ‘massively scalable IT-related capabilities that are provided as a service across the internet’. In English t...