October 24, 2018
We put the question to business owners: What is the one thing that would take your tax and bookkeeping experience from good to great? The response was uniformly: Better communication.
October 22, 2018
We’ve built a high-performance remote team using apps that allow us to collaborate as if we had a full office environment.
August 20, 2018
Late last year, Intuit released an update to their QuickBooks Online accounting software that included a new Projects feature. Projects allows you to track income and expenses on a project level, giving you native insight into separate jobs your company does for clients.
August 14, 2018
Do you need a long or complex password? Should you reuse passwords? How secure is your password?
August 2, 2018
TL;DR Reddit was hacked. The attacker used a combination of social engineering (figuring out a targeted person’s credentials) and SMS interception on targeted employees to get through the 2FA (2-factor authentication) security. SMS 2FA is not secure if you are a targeted person. If possible, use token-based 2FA via an authenticator app like Google Authenticator. Also, don’t reuse passwords anywhere and don’t share them. See Reddit’s post on the incident.
July 24, 2018
We use a Kanban system to manage our main service: working with clients to grow their business. Kanban was built for the ongoing work that is found in service industries. We also use Scrum when working on projects like an app for QuickBooks.
July 21, 2018
Humans are inherently bad at estimating how long things will take. What we excel at is estimating the relative size of things. It’s quite easy to look at two things and say “This one is twice as big as that one.” We can even handle sizing many things at once, such as “This one is bigger than that one, and the third one looks like it is roughly between the first two.”