Knoxville

Gateway to a Healthy Start

I reread Frederik Pohl’s Gateway a few days ago, for the second or third time. Okay, for the fourth time, I admit it. Amys Phone 7 5 2013 027 In a nutshell, the premise of the book is that anyone who can afford passage to Gateway… Continue reading

Local Goodness at the Market Square Farmer’s Market

Us Knoxvillian’s are lucky to live near so many small towns — towns that are home to thriving farmscow and local craftsmen.  These farmers and craftsmen bring many delightful goodies to the area’s farmers markets.

Saturday we visited the… Continue reading

Sales Tax Automation: Making It Easier With Avalara

Navigating the world of sales tax can be time-consuming and frustrating.  However, there are many reasons why understanding how sales tax works in your state is undoubtedly one of the most important functions of your accounting department.  Federal… Continue reading

Recently Released: Guide to Sage 100 ERP 2013 (formerly MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 200 SQL)

Sage 100 ERP 2013 (Version 5.0) is planned for a December, 2012 release.   This article provides general information on new features and other important aspects of this upcoming release.  You can click here for the full release guide… Continue reading

Sage Releases New Roadmap for Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 200 SQL)

Sage released a new roadmap for Sage 100 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 90, MAS 200, MAS 200 SQL) as of April 2012.  This roadmap provides general information on new features as well as overall product direction… Continue reading

Let’s Play the Billable Hour Lottery!

The latest video from CPA, VeraSage Fellow and professional comedian, Greg Kyte, makes a brilliant point about how risky it is to pay your attorney, CPA or technology consultant by the hour.  You might as well be buying… Continue reading

Sage Releases Abra HRMS 9.1

Version 9.1 of Abra (VFP) provides several significant new features.  Enhancements are included for HR, Payroll and Employee Self Service.

Highlights for Abra HR:

  • Support for Active Directory logons.  By linking your Abra login id to your Windows… Continue reading

Bob’s Barbecue – The Absurdity of the Billable Hour

I’m always looking for ways to demonstrate the absurdity and inherent risk to businesses like yours who work with software consultants (or CPAs or attorneys) who bill for their time.

This past January at the international VeraSage conference, I was… Continue reading