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Employee Spotlight: Joe Vassalotti

Joe Vassalotti – Employee of the Quarter (Q2 2017) Nickname: My wife and grandmother call me Joey. Hometown: Damascus, MD Favorite food: Italian Favorite place you’ve been: Disney World – I’d live there if it wasn’t unbearably hot all year round. Coolest thing you’ve done in 2017? Disney Cruise to Alaska with my family. If... Read More

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CPA’s 2018 Pre-Tax Season Cloud Computing Checklist

With 60-to-90-hour work weeks during tax season and pressing deadlines for filing or requesting extensions, there’s no room for technology troubles. But, inevitably, they crop up—VPN access goes down, shared files don’t sync properly or there’s latency accessing your accounting software. And of course, this happens when you’re at home after already putting in more than 15 hours. What if you... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Josh Lynch

Josh Lynch – Employee of the Quarter (Q1 2017) Hometown: Middleport, OH Favorite sports team: Cleveland Browns Favorite food: Mexican! Favorite place you’ve been: Phoenix, AZ Why did you choose IT? I’ve always been drawn to how things work under the hood; when I ended up working professionally in IT while in college for an... Read More

Ransomware Update: 2017’s Impact to Date

Remember us talking about ransomware— malicious software that encrypts files, blocks access to computer systems and requires an anonymous payment— and how it was going to disrupt a lot of businesses this year? Well, unfortunately, we were right. According to a CNN report, ransomware is on track to become a $1 Billion industry. Since the... Read More

Is the Accounting Industry Able to Stay Relevant?

Unlike most industries that are rapidly changing year after year, the accounting industry’s overall business structure and services have remained relatively the same. But, with automated accounting software, such as QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint coming into the market, Accounting firms are looking for ways to stand out. A great way to gain a competitive advantage... Read More