With a rapidly evolving business environment, some companies have had to speed up the switch to cloud accounting. There is no longer a "better time" or a "wait and see" period when it comes to cloud strategy. Chances are a large swath of your workforce is now remote. You may be working without a secure, consistent connection to your systems, and things are starting to breakdown. With many companies still using 3 or 4 disconnected systems to run their business there is also a lack of cohesiveness and along with it, human error.
So with that in mind, here are the top 3 reasons every company needs to make the switch to cloud accounting sooner rather than later.
Top of Their Class
Gone are the days of legacy on-premises systems dominating the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) space. In the past, systems with large infrastructure footprints had a stranglehold on the market. But due to rising costs of IT support, hardware upgrades, and emergency disaster recovery, that is no longer the case. Plus the updates and innovations for on-premises systems have slowed to a crawl. Even Microsoft themselves have recognized this and created their own cloud offering.
Cloud is now king. In 2018 Microsoft introduced Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, it's own cloud-based business management. Taking the best features from GP and adding in top of the line services and functionality they built a full-fledged successor to their own system. Another cloud ERP system,
A seldom mentioned point is that with a cloud system you get a constant connection from wherever you have internet. Running to the office to fix something or grab a flash drive is a thing of the past. A 100% secure connection is at your fingertips, allowing your accounting team to work from virtually anywhere.
The point is we now live in a time where people are always on the move and decisions need to be made on the fly. You can't wait, and you no longer have to.
The traditional 9-to-5 job really is dying as one in five office workers work remotely now, according to new research. A study examining work-life structures found the concept of a regular eight-hour shift is in decline with one in five “office” workers now working remotely each week.
- Zoya Gervis, The New York Post
So why not save money and give your employees mobility at the same time? Your wallet and team will both thank you.
The Joys of Automation
How many of your systems that run your business work together with little to no intervention? The number is most likely in the realm of zero to two. Cloud accounting adopters are spoiled, connecting their critical systems to create a well-oiled machine. Sage Intacct prides itself on its
So if you are finding yourself falling a bit behind in need of some guidance, we'd love to help. We excel at helping our customers switch to cloud accounting. We are a Sage Intacct Premier Partner as well as a Microsoft Gold Partner. Our consultations are 100% free and we respond to inquiries within 1 business day. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 855.913.3228. You can also