Tags: Accounting

Tech talk with Klaus-Michael Vogelberg, Sage CTO

During the recent Sage Summit at Excel, London I spoke to Klaus-Michael Vogelberg, Chief Technology Officer, Sage.  He is responsible for Sage’s technology strategy and software architecture. Vogelberg joined Sage when it acquired the German KHK Software group in 1997. Having been R&D Director and a partner of that business Vogelberg went on to act as R&D Director…

Xero springs forward with updates

Xero has published a roundup of their March releases in a blog as the company continues to make improvements to its cloud accounting solution. The blog lists nine updates for March including end of year fiscal updates for payroll in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Xero moves machine learning capability forward As showcased at the Xero Roadshow in…

Sage lays bot foundation for UK

Sage is invest in a ’BotCamp’ for 100 school leavers and millennials in the UK over the next six months. The initiative is one new element of Sage Foundation that was announced at Sage Summit this week. Educating a new generation for the UK Sage Foundation aims to build sustainable social, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities…

A glimpse of future now for Intuit

Intuit has announced two new integrations between QuickBooks and Google G-Suite. Only one of them appears to be available now though. This is a Gmail add-on for invoicing that allows small business to invoice direct from Gmail. The second is a collaboration enhancement that integrates Hangout chats with QuickBooks. Enabling some QuickBooks functionality within Hangouts.…

Xero crosses million subscriber hurdle

Xero has announced that it has reached one million subscribers. In the last two years it has doubled its subscriber numbers, adding 300,000 in the last year alone. That growth has been helped by the rapid acceleration of numbers in the UK, as its market presence there matures. The bulk of its subscribers are in…

Telesure upgrades to Sage X3

Sage has announced that Telesure Investment Holdings has deployed Sage X3 across its different brands and subsidiaries. Telesure replaced its Sage Accpac deployment with Sage X3 to improve financial reporting across the organisation. Time for change Telesure operates the South African brands of Budget Holdings Ltd, a Guernsey based financial services group. Budget Holdings Ltd…

Xero helps SMBs turn on tap to let cash flow

Xero has announced integrations with three different financing firms. The news comes at a time when small business are finding the tap for loans is starting to open up. Biz2Credit revealed that the banks are increasing loan approvals, up to 24.1% in February 2017 (2016:22.8%). The new integrations include two companies that offer invoice financing,…

myprosperity to offer electronic signatures from eSignLive

VASCO Data Security Internatonal Inc has announced that eSignLive, its electronic signature solution, has partnered with myprosperity. myprosperity delivers an online solution to accountants and advisors in the Australian market. The integration allows myprosperity users to offer clients the ability to review and sign financial documents online. It removes the cost and time delays that postal…

Intuit celebrate 100,000 subscriber in time for QuickBooks Connect

Intuit has reached the milestone of 100,000 online subscribers at QuickBooks Connect this week. Spread over four days including a two day Hackathon the event hosted several inspirational keynote speakers including Lord Alan Sugar and Mary Portas. It also revealed the availability of a few new features in Quickbooks. A successful event in London The event…

Xero delivers on SSP and SMP promise

A blog by Jim Chidester, Director of Product Marketing – Global Payroll, Xero announced they have delivered some new features. These improvements focus on statutory maternity (SMP) and sick leave (SSP), two of the more complex areas for organisations. These updates were promised in an earlier blog that detailed all the other complete and planned…