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Thomson Reuters Reveal Expert Insights into Emerging Technologies at Accountex 2016

written by Editor, 9 May 2016

Keynote speech discusses the implications of Blockchain technology on accountancy

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will share its expert insights into emerging technologies at this year’s Accountex.

Richard Collin, head of mobile application development at Thomson Reuters will deliver his keynote speech ‘What is Blockchain?’ on Thursday 12 May, at 1pm. Delegates can hear how this new technology is set to revolutionise the tax and accounting professions by booking their place in the Accountex Keynote Theatre.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 3: Our research

written by Editor, 19 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Product Manager

Better Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters Digita.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 2 : Barriers to productivity

written by Editor, 12 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Product Manager

Better Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to better productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 1: Five ways accountants are using technology to boost productivity

written by Editor, 7 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters.

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Hidden Benefits of Portals Revealed

written by Editor, 25 February 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

Hidden Benefits of Portals

Making sure your practice is the first thing your clients think of before making any financial decisions can lead to tighter business relationships, says Ian Cooper.

Let’s face it, nearly all accountants would love the opportunity to advise their clients before they commit to financial decisions. So how can offering portals as part of the service help ensure you and your clients are working hand in hand before these major decisions are made?

Portals provide a number of benefits for both accountants and their clients. The most obvious benefits are their efficiency, security and convenience. However there are also a number of less obvious benefits to be taken advantage of.

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Is consumer use of technology overtaking their accountants?

written by Editor, 26 November 2015

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

technology

Mobile devices, the cloud and social media have created huge behavioural changes in consumers and has led to a change in their expectations. There is no question that easy to use solutions such as Amazon® same-day delivery, Apple Pay and Uber are helping the constantly connected consumer get what they want when they want it. Consumers are now socially-oriented, design-conscious and impatient. These consumer behaviours describe our clients, prospective clients and they also describe us. All of us have helped change the demands of services in a very short amount of time, ask yourselves that as accountants, are you keeping pace?

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Cloud and portals are key to future growth

written by Editor, 13 October 2015

Our Survey said – Part 2

Cloud and Portals

As more results came in from our recent survey, we discovered more and more accountants are looking to invest in new technologies, including cloud and portals to enable the successful growth of their practice.

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Exploiting the unique capabilities of Apps

written by Editor, 22 September 2015

Guest blog by, David Pearson, Senior Development Manager – Practice & Workflow

mobile applications

Apps should be designed to make the most of what mobile devices have to offer. At their best they don’t just repeat what their partner applications do; they take advantage of the connectivity, geolocation and photographic capabilities of our mobile phones and tablets to extend and simplify the functionality we need day-to-day.

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The Cloud – Time to Jump, or Wait to be Pushed?

written by Editor, 4 September 2015

Guest blog by, Mark Purdue, Product Manager – Tax products

cloud software

Over recent years, much has been written about the many benefits to moving your practice software to the cloud.

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On the Go with Digita Virtual Office

written by Editor, 15 July 2015

Guest Blog by Connor Mears, Digita Inside Sales Representative

DVO

Find yourself constantly visiting clients then returning to the office to find that you have large amounts of admin and tasks you need to complete? As technology advances some industries fall behind while ever changing efficiencies are improved. At Thomson Reuters we have always had the belief to make those enhancements to increase your practices workflow.

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Putting IT in Practice: Advice for Accountants

written by Editor, 4 March 2015

Blog by Ashley Leeds, Digita Business Development Manager
IT in Practice

Having worked for Thomson Reuters for nearly eight years, i’ve met many accountants around the UK and I have built up quite an understanding of the key issues faced by accountants in practice. I love that I get to meet a complete mix of people with very diverse businesses and needs, but they all face common problems.

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Has the Cloud Transition Been a Smooth Journey for Accountants in Practice?

written by Editor, 2 December 2014

Blog by Dave Pearson, Senior Development Manager
Cloud Technology
This is a question you’ve probably asked yourself or have asked another accountant who’s moved to the Cloud. Understanding the process and the choices made demystifies the situation and enables you to rationally assess the business benefits.

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