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Roman Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, CGMA, PAFM

Director of Firm Technology Strategy

Roman Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, CGMA, PAFM is Director of Firm Technology Strategy for Right Networks and partners exclusively with accounting firms on production automation, application optimization and practice transformation. He has been consistently listed as one of INSIDE Public Accounting’s Most Recommended Consultants, Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People, and CPA Practice Advisor’s Top Thought Leaders.

Optimizing Workflows to Improve Firm Production

CPAs have had to deal with a significant amount of technological evolution in their careers, particularly in the past decade as the Internet and personal computers fundamentally changed how people…

How to Build a Learning Culture in Your Firm

CPAs are knowledge workers and the more thoroughly they understand how to utilize their technology and optimize the profession’s best practices to service clients, the more effective and profitable their…

The Changing Role of IT Personnel in Accounting Firms

Has the IT role within CPA firms finally come full circle? I began the IT portion of my career providing support for IBM XT personal computers that were used by…

Do Your Digital Processes Frustrate or Delight?

Paperless” has been a common firm mantra over the past decade with most firms implementing digital solutions throughout each area of their practices. Oftentimes, firms adopted digital versions of their…

Mandatory Firm Security Briefings

Earlier this year, we met with two members of the IRS Criminal Investigations unit who shared that between three and five accounting practitioners are getting hacked every single day. With…

“LEAN” Tax Production Opportunities

Your firm went paperless for tax processing a long time ago, but are you really taking advantage of the digital tools and production processes that have evolved since then? Many…

CPA Technology Disrupters

The rate of technological change within accounting firms over the past three decades has been astounding.  Each new wave of hardware and applications was initially met with skepticism until pioneering…

Ergonomics to Improve Your Firm’s Productivity

Accountants spend huge amounts of time at their desks, many of which were acquired before the advent of multiple monitors and the knowledge of optimum ergonomic desk configurations.  While most of…

Eight Reasons Firms Should Move to the Cloud

The 2017 CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA.org) Paperless Benchmark Survey released in the first quarter of this year, found that 23% of firms had moved their IT Infrastructure to cloud…

Strategically Optimizing Information Technology in Today’s CPA Firm

CPA firms are amongst the most complex business entities, from an IT perspective, as their individual departments require unique applications and equipment to optimize each department’s production processes.  The average…

Technology Apps and Trends

The 2017 CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA) Paperless Benchmark Survey was completed just before this past busy season with the purpose of identifying technology trends within medium and large accounting…

Beware of Technology “Gotchas” in M&A

Merger discussions kick into high gear each summer as partners look to expand their practice reach, combine well-suited practices, discuss new service opportunities, and address succession and retirement issues.  Often,…

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