The #1 Mistake You Make When Selecting a Technology Vendor

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Mar 29, 2017 3:28:41 PM

 

When it comes to selecting a technology vendor for your organization, there are many things that you consider. First and foremost, you are likely considering the features, technical specifications and how they will fit within your needs. Beyond that, you might consider the implementation process and resources, maintenance costs, security features and the degree of user-friendliness for your users. All of these things are important, but there is something more that is missing from the picture.

Topics: Vendor Selection, ROI


Timekeeping for Accounting Firms: 3 Reasons Why it Matters

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Mar 22, 2017 10:56:51 AM

 TIMEKEEPING IS NOT JUST FOR ATTORNEYS. ACCOUNTANTS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS PUT SIGNIFICANT FOCUS ON THEIR TIMEKEEPING PRACTICES.

 

 

Like attorneys, accountants and other professional services professionals must keep rigorous records of their time. In the past, we've focused mostly on the legal industry and its timekeeping challenges, but it’s time to widen the scope of our conversation. After all, accounting firms devote significant care in order to maintain timekeeping accuracy and understand how important it is for them to manage their time entry policy.

Topics: Contemporaneous Time Entry, Accounting Firms


The Role of the Firm's Leadership in Achieving Timekeeping Success at Sterne Kessler

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Mar 8, 2017 11:59:17 AM

 

Now, more than ever before, law firms depend on the leadership of their CFOs beyond fiscal responsibilities. Technology has brought about several changes in how finance professionals define and deliver value within their organizations. A recent article published by Ernst & Young stated “The role of the CFO will, as a result, become more complex and more unforgiving, but with new dimensions that make it ever-more interesting and rewarding. Organizations will look to CFOs to offer innovative solutions to business issues, when in the past creativity might well have been discouraged. CFOs are no longer just seen as the ‘No. 2’ in the organization, but as the partner of the CEO and board.” Perhaps no one understands this better than Tom Annick, CFO of Sterne Kessler.

Topics: Adoption & Engagement, CFO