Category Archives: Technology

Six Benefits to Working from Home

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Over the past few months, many people who have never worked from home before are now being asked to do so for the foreseeable future. Here at Beyond, working from home has been our normal for quite some time. If you are struggling with the change in your work situation, here are six benefits to […]

Working from home: How will it all work?

This is the third part of our Working from home series.  In Where should you start?, we discussed how to quickly form a plan to transition your team to remote work, focusing on the needs that have the highest priority. In What technologies should consider?, we provided you with a shortlist of tools that our […]

Working from home: What technologies should you consider?

In our previous blog, we discussed how transitioning your team to working from home can be a challenge. Be sure to check out the suggestions on how to get started.  So let’s say that you have drafted your list of priorities and have identified your team’s MOST pressing need for working remotely. Is your greatest […]

Working from home: Where should you start?

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, many small business owners and their teams’ are working from home, some for the first time. We know that this change can be very challenging for the small business owner.   There are many technologies available that can enable you as the business owner and your team to work […]

Xero in on Xero: Using GoCardless with Xero

Our founder, Cindy Hovig, recently contributed to Insightful Accountant’s Xero in on Xero Series. The latest article written by Cindy discusses using the payment service GoCardless with Xero. We are big fans of using payment services like GoCardless with Xero to get paid faster. A sample portion of the article can be found below: “Not […]

Tools of the Trade

Most professions have “tools of the trade” that they use, and bookkeeping is no exception.  I was recently reminded of how I love talking about and using such tools while attending the QuickBooks Connect accounting technology conference in San Jose in November.   One of my favorite things to do at such conferences is to find […]

App Spotlight: Bill.com

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We enjoy talking about the add-ons that we love and that we use regularly. Today we are featuring the payment app Bill.com. Read along and find out why we love Bill.com and why we recommend it to our clients.  The challenge that many business owners face is that bill paying can be painful! Writing checks or […]

The Comparison: The Cloud vs. Desktop Accounting

tablet cloud vs desktop accounting

As an individual, I would not be termed an early-adopter. I’m cautious about new technology. I wait until it’s been tested, recommended, and proven to be easy to use and extremely convenient. I am a millennial, but I preferred paperbacks and hardcovers to eBooks. I filled notebooks during classes and lectures. I was trained in […]

Xero The Hero: Machine Learning in Bill Entering

We talk a lot about “machine learning” at Beyond and in our everyday life. It seems to have become a buzzword these days, but have you ever wondered what exactly is “machine learning”? We have too. For the purpose of this discussion let’s define what it is a focus on how Xero uses machine learning […]