Bookkeeping Needs Better Reporting Tools: The Progressive Accountant

With the plethora of electronic information sources, data collection tools, and transaction download facilities, many bookkeepers and business owners are finding that their gut instinct and business intuition is being lost in the shuffle of managing and matching up all this electronic data.

There are many articles and papers available which discuss the rapidly increasing “volume and velocity” of electronic information moving through businesses these days. The focus of the discussion in most cases is on how businesses need to adopt tools and solutions to help them with the management of this data. What isn’t being discussed at length is the visceral business intelligence which is lost due to less direct interaction with the raw data.

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