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Beware of These Five Traps

Posted By Jim Boomer, Friday, December 4, 2015

"So I encourage you to combat these five traps and make sure that you're reaching out to your peers within the profession; and that you’re also thinking outside the box and looking outside of the profession to see if there are new and innovative ways of doing things. After all, we’re all running a business, whether it's a CPA firm or any other type..."

Jim Boomer warns against falling into five traps when thinking about your technology.

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Tags:  2015  blog  technology 

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How to Account for Security

Posted By Jim Boomer, Thursday, August 6, 2015

"...Gartner’s 2015 top technology trends touched on security and ultimately what they said is it's impossible to be a hundred percent secure. So what do we do with that? Well, we start to approach security from a risk management perspective and also from a balanced perspective. There's a lot of talk about the increased risk that you take in going to the cloud but..."

Jim Boomer points out the conundrum of digital security.

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Tags:  2015  Blog  Cloud Computing  Data Security  Jim Boomer  technology 

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What makes a good Technology Committee?

Posted By Jim Boomer, Thursday, February 26, 2015

"One of the big things about, and drivers for having a technology committee, is because there really are no IT projects anymore; there are only firm projects which have technology intertwined with them.  So it's important that there be…"

Jim Boomer speaks about the benefits of developing a firm IT Committee in this recording from March 2014.

3 minutes

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Tags:  2014 Blog  CIO  IT Department  Jim Boomer  practice management  Technology  Technology Plan 

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Technology Reviews

Posted By L. Gary Boomer, Friday, January 16, 2015

" In the future I believe that most of your benefit and return on investment from technology will come in the area of innovation.  The change in technology that's occurring today is that more and more dollars are being invested in offering client services..."

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Tags:  2014 Blog  Cloud Computing  L. Gary Boomer  leadership  Technology  The Technology Plan 

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Mobile App Development

Posted By Jim Boomer, Tuesday, January 13, 2015

"If we look at the profession today I’d day there's still a relatively small number of firms that have successfully developed mobile applications, but the interest is growing rapidly and the firms that are taking this on as an initiative are growing pretty quickly.  Now I just want to walk you through some important questions that you should look at before you jump into developing a mobile app because if you don't think about these things beforehand this can turn into a big, big money and time pit for you..."

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Tags:  2014 Blog  Business Development  Communication  Jim Boomer  Marketing  Technology 

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Cloud Based Systems

Posted By L. Gary Boomer, Thursday, November 20, 2014
Updated: Thursday, November 13, 2014

"...when Thomas Edison brought electricity to the world he thought that it would be done by every company having their own power plant, and that's what Thomas Edison did, was build power plants for each and every company.  Then along came a guy..."

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Tags:  2014 Blog  Cloud Computing  L. Gary Boomer  technology  Technology Plan 

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How Fast is that Curve?

Posted By Tom Hood, Thursday, October 30, 2014

"So if you have customers that are starting to move and you’re seeing open work space, collaborative leadership, they’re handing over the reins in different ways...the question is, if you don't shift what will happen to that customer as they think about you?"

An excerpt from Tom Hood's Keynote Presentation at the 2014 BTC Summit, recorded August 19, 2014.

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Tags:  2014 Summit  boomer technology circles  Business Leadership Institute  BYOD  Generational Issues  leadership  Technology  Tom Hood 

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Electronic Signatures

Posted By L. Gary Boomer, Thursday, October 23, 2014

"There's been a lot of talk about electronic signatures over the last three years.  Real estate agents and many retail businesses such as Apple and other retailers have been using electronic signatures for years.  We’ve found..."

80 seconds, Recorded April, 2014

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Tags:  2014 Blog  Electronic Signatures  L. Gary Boomer  Technology 

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