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    Five Reasons to Ditch Excel for Your Financial Planning

    Excel is a great productivity tool but a miserable business application, says Rob Hull, founder and chairman of Adaptive Insights.

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    Go-Fetch App Takes the Hassle Out of Chasing Clients

    When Craig Baldwin set up one the first Xero-focused online accounting firms in the US two years ago, the company experienced rapid growth in its first year. On review, however, he found that it was less profitable than he had expected. “We looked at where we were losing the time and it wasn’t doing the work. We had lots of good tools such as Xero, Receipt Bank, and so on,” Baldwin says. He discovered the firm was losing a lot of time chasing clients for information to complete tax returns and other financial reports. Making phone calls and sending emails…

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    Coaching Club App Blends Dashboards with Learning

    Coaching club Proactive Accountants Network is taking to the US a dashboard tool for accounting firms to consolidate financial data and track clients’ KPIs.

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    SAP Buys Concur, An $8.4b Attack Plan for A New Market

    What does the world’s most famous ERP company want with a horizontal app in expense and travel management? And why did it pay so much?

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