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April 2015 Article Archives

AAA Launches Successful Project Management in CPA Firms Best Practice

AAA Launches Successful Project Management in CPA Firms Best Practice

Published April 30, 2015

While you may not have one solely in the role of project manager based upon your firm size, surely you have worn the hat at one time or another. Project management is an art as no two projects are the same. Projects are both big and small, long and short. While they each have their own characteristics, one thing is common – they each have a start and an end. It is up to the project manager at your firm to make sure the initiative is on ...

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National Practice Management Conference - Something for Everyone!

National Practice Management Conference - Something for Everyone!

Published April 30, 2015

The Association for Accounting Administration's National Practice Management Conference has partnered with the Practitioners Symposium TECH+ Conference and the AAM Summit to deliver unique programs within a complete learning experience for you and your firm. Featuring more than 100 sessions designed for those responsible for managing an accounting firm, the Conference will lead attendees and their firms into seasons of growth as the Roots of ...

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Ransomware Awareness

Ransomware Awareness

Published April 30, 2015

There has been a recent surge of Ransomware attacks on accountants whose workstations were not adequately protected and backed up, leading to some firms paying a ransom and others recreating the data (and wishing they would have paid the ransom instead).  For those of you not familiar with Ransomware, it is a term for malicious software that either locks you out of your computer or encrypts certain files on your hard drive and requires an ...

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