Influences in buying technology online

A very interesting bit of research that I came across that would be applicable across many areas. FACTORS THAT WOULD INFLUENCE THE DECISION OF BUYING TECHNOLOGY ONLINE (APRIL 2015) RESEARCH AND BUYING TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS – UK JUNE 2015 (MINTEL) OF 2000 PEOPLE IN THE SAMPLE                                                                        %   Availability of next day delivery                                                                            48 Price match […]

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Internet Usage Information

For my own note mainly and those people that might be interested some important internet usage figures: As borrowed from  E-Marketer (2016) September, Average times spent per day with major media by US adults.  (This includes times where several items were on at the same time) 2016 2018 Expected (Hours) (Hours) Mobile non voice 2.53 […]

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The future of Accounts Outsourcing

I watched the following video today.  http://video.ft.com/v/2317219704001/Indian-outsourcing-2-0.  Very interesting. Price arbitrage has been clicking away in the background for years.   The wage differential is still 10:1 in many areas, including accounting.   Technology has allowed access to 2nd or 3rd world countries to compete.   Survival of the fittest now?   I think the […]

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Open and transparent Taxation or a waste of time?

The recent news states that Google, Amazon, Starbucks are openly dancing naked in front of the authorities and not paying any tax either.  J1. A not so recent documentary http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=d4o13isDdfY#!, showed that Apple was able to manufacture their equipment in China for $40-50,  and sell it for $500 in the US.  Nothing wrong with that arguably.  The […]

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The Future of Accounting Software

A lot of systems are going to fall is the prediction. As accountants, 50% of all UK practices are using IRIS (2011-12), usually linked to Sage line 5o for book-keeping.    And there are so many other systems out there that I could name that are used by the masses.  Here is an intial list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_accounting_software […]

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