Michael Ly – A serial entrepreneur, building businesses, navigating cultural differences, and always learning

As an entrepreneur, you have to get really good at selling what you envision you want to provide and what you envision your ideal clients are going to be and your services are going to be, and not what you think you as the accountant or the founder can do. And I think that's [...]

2021-03-04T12:19:04+10:00March 7th, 2020|0 Comments

People, Processes, Technology, Data – essential elements of a sustainable business

We've got some clients that have been going with us for over six years now and their team members are equally as good as any manager in Australia because they've been working for six years. One of our clients moved their Philippines team member who was doing SMSF work to Australia to be the [...]

2020-03-04T08:27:55+10:00February 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

How Accountants Can Effectively Scale Power BI Analysis | Cameron Lynch

Today I am speaking with Cameron Lynch. Cameron is a Chartered Accountant and the founder of the Etani Business Platform. He believes he can help businesses survive and prosper in today’s disruptive environment. Cameron is experienced with Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics, Big Data and implementing cloud-based solutions to streamline reporting systems.Live data has a significant role [...]

2021-03-04T12:25:37+10:00April 15th, 2019|1 Comment

Chris Hooper – World’s First Accounting Futurist

My name is Chris Hooper, and I'm the C.E.O. of Accodex, which is a market network for freelance accountants. Heather Smith:        Excellent. Thank you. And I am glad to hear you pronounce it, Accodex. Because that's not how I would have pronounced it. When did you know you wanted to be an accountant? Chris Hooper:          [...]

2021-03-04T12:23:51+10:00October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

An Accounting Technologist embracing symbiotic relationships with software providers | Clayton Oates

Heather Smith:        Thank you so much, Clayton, for being on Cloud Stories with me and our listeners today. I'd like to start off by asking you, Who are you and what do you do? Clayton Oates:         Wow, that's a great question. First of all, thank you so much for having me on the show today, [...]

2021-03-04T12:19:55+10:00September 20th, 2018|1 Comment

Ep.48 Lessons learnt from Xerocon South 2016

Following on from Xerocon South 2016 a powerhouse crew from Brisbane came together to discuss and dissect the lessons learnt from this conference. The panel discussion and the audience q and a was recorded and will be of interest to attendees and non-attendees alike. If you did attend Xerocon – it reminds you of some [...]

2021-01-19T11:37:41+10:00November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud Today on episode 46 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Andrew Van De Beek. Andrew is a constant source of excitement at the illumin8 office and leads the [...]

2021-01-20T18:43:57+10:00October 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.42 Greg Tuckwell – Achieving Platinum through Processes and Collaboration

Today on episode 42 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Greg Tuckwell who’s been the Director of Poole Group since 1993 and CEO of Zerobooks since 2013. Greg joined Poole Group after 6 years with C&L (PWC) doing insolvency and came to Poole Group to set up a Business management division. Three years [...]

2021-01-20T18:43:57+10:00May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.36 Geni Whitehouse – Even a Nerd Can Be Heard

Geni Whitehouse divides her time between working as a winery consultant at Brotemarkle, Davis & Co in the Napa Valley and writing, speaking, and tweeting about what some might consider nerdy subjects.  As a former partner in a CPA firm, two-time software company executive, and recent CMO of a tech startup, she has a passion [...]

2021-03-04T12:13:45+10:00February 8th, 2016|3 Comments

Ep.35 Blake Oliver shares apps he recommends for accountants, bookkeepers and his clients

  Subscribe to Episode 35 of Cloud Stories on iTunes In this episode Blake Oliver and I discuss his recommended apps for accountants and bookkeepers and his clients. I'm now using Overcast as my preferred app for listening to podcasts on my iPhone - it has a simple intuitive interface and as my iPhone is [...]

2021-03-04T12:11:43+10:00January 29th, 2016|2 Comments
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