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The Cloud Stories podcast shares the stories behind the people who build or use Cloud Apps that extend the capability of online accounting software. It explores:

How to implement and integrate Cloud Apps with online accounting software to automate processes, improve productivity, and profitability;
How to build a business developing Cloud Apps;
How to adopt Cloud Apps, build your own preferred tech stack, and introduce Cloud Apps to your client base.

Building Your Startup’s Profile with Media | TIF24

Today, I’m sharing an insightful discussion on how startups can effectively build their profiles through media. In this podcast, I bring a panel session entitled “Building Your Startup's Profile with Media”. This was recorded at the 2024 Tropical Innovation Festival, which is held in Cairns in June. The introduction was done by the lovely [...]

2024-07-18T10:39:48+10:00July 18th, 2024|0 Comments

Scaling to 7 Figure: Enhancing Your Fractional CFO Services | Michael King

"[But] isn't it true that if you had a client that could explain how every single decision they make in their business impacts revenue, gross profit, net profit and cash, you would have a significantly smarter, better-informed client base than probably anybody else?". – Michael King, Founder of The CFO Accelerator Today I’m speaking [...]

2024-07-15T21:39:10+10:00July 15th, 2024|0 Comments

Scale Your Business on Xero Without Needing a Dozen Other Apps and Add-ons

I’m sharing the audio from a session I hosted as part of the Australian CFO Summit 2024, produced by Weel. The session featured Michael Wood, the Founder and CEO of Translucent is called: “Scale your business on Xero without needing a dozen other Apps and Add-ons”  During the session, Michael discusses: - The exponential growth [...]

2024-06-30T20:46:46+10:00June 30th, 2024|0 Comments

A Global Journey in Accounting Technology Marketing | Damien Greathead

Today, I’m speaking with Damien Greathead, Head of Marketing - Accountant & Advisor Group, Intuit Australia Our guest is a dynamic sales and marketing leader who excels in helping venture-funded software companies build robust sales and marketing functions. With a specialised focus on the accounting and fintech verticals, he has a proven track record [...]

2024-06-30T20:25:24+10:00June 30th, 2024|0 Comments

Unravelling the Future of AccounTech Sydney Xerocon 2023

Today, I have something exciting to share with you. You know how you get excited when a lost Beatle or Nirvana track is found? Well, the extraordinary Alexi Boyd uncovered the audio of a panel discussion from Sydney Xerocon PreXerocon 2023. I honestly thought I’d never hear it again, and then in mid-March, she [...]

2024-06-07T04:19:00+10:00June 6th, 2024|0 Comments

Exploring Inventory, Practice Management, and Must-Try Apps

Today, I’m speaking with Tyler Caskey, Partner at The Bean Counters. In this episode, we discuss feature and functionality releases, new integrations, pricing adjustments, and acquisitions in the Accounting Apps space during March, April, and May ‘24. Our podcast highlights are: News and updates from Xero, QuickBooks & MYOB were discussed, including new features, [...]

2024-05-31T02:36:23+10:00May 30th, 2024|0 Comments

Automating and Simplifying the Complexities of Lease Accounting | Adam Riches

"Accounting has struggled to stay relevant in the software space. It hasn't seen those big gains you'd expect in a profession as straightforward as ours. The debits and credits have been around for 500 years. That hasn't changed much. But software has a long way to go before it brings huge technical advantages to [...]

2024-06-01T20:11:35+10:00May 23rd, 2024|0 Comments

Industry Disrupting CFO Advisor Kicking Goals | Sarah Lawrance

"I'm a big fan of G-Accon. I love that tool. It's such a beautiful little connector that we pull lots of data out. We use it with Google Sheets. The creatives love Google Sheets, and they love Xero. So to link those two up and then manipulate those into our own models is a massive [...]

2024-05-20T05:35:27+10:00May 16th, 2024|0 Comments

Excel vs Software Battle: Fighting it Out Over the Future of Accounting Tech

"A business that has moved more of its workflows to software is less dependent on the founder, and, therefore, is more valuable." "The fastest-growing and most profitable firms are the ones that say no to clients the most. The more restrictive their service is, the better the practice is." – Michael Wood, Founder & [...]

2024-05-12T21:40:08+10:00May 12th, 2024|0 Comments

The FAB Debate: AI vs The Human Touch in Accounting | Samuel Green

"AI is there to drive the human touch. If you're using it correctly, your human touch will only improve your relationships with your clients and employees. Everything will improve as that goes on." – Samuel Green, UK Partnership Account Executive of Employment Hero. Today, I'm bringing you the second podcast in a three-part series [...]

2024-05-12T21:39:07+10:00May 12th, 2024|0 Comments
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