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Implementing Tech & Software in Accounting Firms

Rob Brown and Lucy Cohen of Mazuma discuss the challenges accounting leaders face in successfully implementing technology and software into their firms.

It’s the “Best Practice in Accounting” show, every Thursday to 150 countries and 30,000 accounting practitioners, fintech specialists and influencers in the accountancy, CPA and bookkeeping space.

In today’s episode 21, “Implementing Tech & Software in Accounting Firms” with special guest Lucy Cohen, founder of innovative UK accounting firm Mazuma.

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Key takeaways from this episode include:

the challenges accounting professionals face in making decisions on which tech and software to choose

the importance of a peer group, community and a trusted network to help make better tech decisions for better ROI

dealing with the lure and persuasive selling techniques of software vendors with sales targets

why the hardest part of making a tech decision is the adoption and integration into the business

the critical steps in a software implementation plan for accounting firms

tips for dealing with the people side of tech implementation in accountancy practices

what happens when accountants and accounting firm leaders get things wrong with their tech decisions

Mentioned in this show: “App & Tech Overwhelm – the Lure of Software Vendors” featuring Lucy Cohen – check out episode 22 of our show UK Matters in Accounting and watch it here on YouTube:

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