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Postcards from the Road – Accountex

Postcards from the Road – Accountex

Right Networks had a significant presence at this year’s Accountex conference held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA on September 5-6, 2019.  Accountex continues to be one of the leading industry shows focusing on Accounting Firm Advisory Services and...

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The Right Byte – Protect Yourself from Ransomware

The Right Byte – Protect Yourself from Ransomware

On this episode of The Right Byte, Gene Marks provides insight into how to protect yourself from Ransomware! A defensive technique Marks recommends is getting online backup software. For more insider techniques, check out this episode of the Right Byte here. For more...

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IT Considerations in Mergers & Acquisitions

IT Considerations in Mergers & Acquisitions

Merging or acquiring another firm is one of the most effective methods of growing an accounting practice.  Potential candidates are usually vetted based on partner and practice compatibility, desired location for expansion, niche specialization and/or to address...

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“Lean” Applications Within Tax Production

“Lean” Applications Within Tax Production

A significant part of our practice is focused on applying Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies to optimize the production processes and workflows within CPA firms. We apply “lean” principals to every aspect of the firm production processes, but the area that firms most...

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CPAs Should Audit Their Cloud Providers Licensing

CPAs Should Audit Their Cloud Providers Licensing

When it comes to assisting their clients, CPAs are famous for being meticulous, which likely prevents them from being as meticulous when it comes to their own affairs. One thing we have noticed recently is how little firms audit their technology providers. As a...

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Path to Advisory Services

Path to Advisory Services

Most of the firms we have consulted with in the past two years are experiencing the most successful and profitable years in their history. The majority would say they have never been busier, and they have more “bread and butter” compliance work than they can handle....

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How Small Firm Tech Strategy Can Mirror Large Firms

How Small Firm Tech Strategy Can Mirror Large Firms

Roman Kepczyk has spent 23 years working with some of the largest accounting firms in the US to help them select and implement technology. Now, as the Director of Firm Technology Strategy at Right Networks, he has turned his attention to smaller firms. We sat down...

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PSA About Your Cloud MSA (Master Services Agreement) 

PSA About Your Cloud MSA (Master Services Agreement) 

Due to many recent security breaches with cloud and software providers, you may be motivated to take a deeper look into the legal agreements by which you are bound. This PSA serves as a heads-up on some things you should look for in a cloud Master Servies Agreement.  ...

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Postcard from the Road – CPAFMA Board Meeting

Postcard from the Road – CPAFMA Board Meeting

Roman Kepczyk, Right Networks Director of Firm Technology Strategy attended the CPA Firm Management Association Board of Directors Meeting in Minneapolis, MN this past week where he serves as an Advisory Board Member. Roman is pictured in the front row with Bill Reeb,...

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Postcards from the Road – Boomer Summit

Postcards from the Road – Boomer Summit

Right Networks participated in Boomer Consulting’s Technology and Firm Circle Summit in Kansas City, KS with Patrick Dugal and Robert Frazier in attendance this past week.   Roman Kepczyk spoke Tuesday morning on his Techs Trends and Disrupters program.  Key...

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Protecting Your Mobile Devices

Protecting Your Mobile Devices

The use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become a standard operating practice for most CPAs who use them to access critical firm information and resources when they are away from the office. Unfortunately, many firms take a non-standard approach...

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Is It Time To Replace Your Desktop Computer?

Is It Time To Replace Your Desktop Computer?

CPAs rely on information technology for virtually every aspect of their work and since much of the focus is on new applications and enhancements to existing programs, desktop computers that are working “perfectly fine” don’t garner much attention.  Firms that have...

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Automating Data Entry with App Integration

Automating Data Entry with App Integration

You sit down at your desk and do a quick inventory to ensure you have everything ready. Ruler to keep the lines straight – check. Pencil to tick off the amounts – check. New paper in the adding machine, just in case – check. Large coffee – check. Five-hundred-line...

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Postcards from the Road – Latino Tax Fest

Postcards from the Road – Latino Tax Fest

Right Networks participated in the Sixth Annual Latino Tax Fest held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV July 30-August 1, 2019.  With just under 2,000 attendees, Latino Tax Fest it is one of the largest gatherings of Hispanic accountants focused on improving...

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