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Don't Get Caught Off Guard with Windows Server 2003 End of Life

Posted in Supply Chain | Agriculture | Construction | Healthcare | Managed Services | Managed IT Services | Core Technology | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | IT Consulting | IT Infrastructure | Strategic IT Planning on March 10, 2015

Companies and organizations running Windows Server 2003 need to start thinking and acting on plans to upgrade their systems. [More]

5 Job Search Myths Debunked

Posted in Recruiting and Onboarding | Staffing | Agriculture | Careers | Government | Healthcare | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services on February 27, 2015

We created a list of job search myths we have been told through the years and picked our top five to share with you [More]

Are You Burning Money with Unrealistic RPOs and RTOs?

Posted in Agriculture | Construction | Government | Managed Services | Managed IT Services | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | Technology | IT Consulting | IT Infrastructure | Strategic IT Planning on February 13, 2015

What happens when a major event or catastrophe happens to your organization’s network? It’s time to follow the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) protocols. [More]

How Microsoft Dynamics GP is Preparing Users for Affordable Care Act Reporting

Posted in Supply Chain | Agriculture | Construction | ERP & CRM Software | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics GP | ERP Software | Government | Healthcare | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services on January 21, 2015

While some play catch up after the hectic holiday season, many employers have turned their attention to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how they will prepare themselves for the mandatory reporting requirements. These requirements should necessitate the attention and preparedness of employers sooner rather than later. [More]

IRS Pronouncements Tighten Rules Surrounding Foreign Transactions

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | Accounting Services | Audits | Tax | International Tax | Supply Chain | Agriculture | Construction | Government | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | Real Estate on January 12, 2015

As foreign countries continue reducing their tax rates, the pressure is on domestic companies to either repatriate foreign earnings through complex transactions or consider inversion. The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently issued two notices that tighten the rules surrounding any cross-border transaction that could be perceived as abusive. [More]

4 Game-Changing Features of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

Posted in Supply Chain | Agriculture | Construction | ERP & CRM Software | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics GP | ERP Software | Government | Healthcare | Manufacturing & Distribution | Technology on December 30, 2014

As Microsoft Dynamics GP continues building a comprehensive business management solution for small and midsized companies, the Dynamics GP 2015 release provides users with several improvements, including stronger core functionality. [More]

Are You Ready to Gift Family-Owned Business Stock Before 2014 Ends?

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | Financial Reporting | Employee Benefit Compliance | Advisory | Business Consulting | Agriculture | Construction | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | Real Estate | Retail on December 29, 2014

The end of any year is a prime time for families to think about matters that have traditionally been quite sensitive—compensation and ownership transfer, for example. If this is the time for you to consider transferring ownership of your family-owned business, one way to do so is through gifting of the business’ stock. [More]

2014 Tax Extenders Legislation Enacted

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | Tax | Agriculture | Construction | Manufacturing & Distribution | Oilfield Services on December 22, 2014

Before closing up shop for the year, Congress finally enacted its “tax extender” legislation for more than 50 tax provisions (often referred to as “extender items”) that had expired as of December 31, 2013. These provisions often expire and Congress then extends them (often retroactively), and this year was no different. [More]

Broaden Your Business Intelligence Horizon

Posted in Agriculture | Construction | Accounting & ERP Software | Government | Healthcare | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | Technology | Business Intelligence | Strategic Technology on December 19, 2014

Prior to the microscope, physicians could only diagnose what they could see while coupling it with the empirical evidence of their careers. They were right sometimes, mystified at other times and just plain dead wrong often. When the microscope was invented, the amount of data available to medical professionals (if we could call them that in the 16th century) exploded. [More]

Will Your IT Infrastructure be on the Chopping Block When Ties are Severed with Windows Server 2003?

Posted in Agriculture | Construction | Government | Healthcare | Managed Services | Managed IT Services | Manufacturing & Distribution | Real Estate | Retail | Technology on December 16, 2014

On July 14, 2015, support to Windows Server 2003 will officially come to an end. If your business is still running one of these configurations, there will be an immediate and major security risk to your data. [More]

Do You Know if Your Life Insurance Policy is Over-the-Hill?

Posted in Advisory | Insurance Services | Agriculture | Business | Construction | Manufacturing & Distribution | Not-for-Profit | Oilfield Services | Real Estate | Retail on December 8, 2014

What do you know about your life insurance policy? Do you remember how long ago you purchased the policy? Do you know what kind of policy it is? Do you know how much it covers—and more importantly, if that amount is adequate? [More]


Put Your Data into High-Gear with Smarter Decisions Using Business Intelligence

Posted in Agriculture | Construction | ERP & CRM Software | Manufacturing & Distribution | Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Trends | Operations Improvement/Management | Oilfield Services | Professional Services | Technology | Mobility on November 24, 2014

If you haven’t heard about Business Intelligence (also defined as BI) yet, prepare to hear a lot about this hot topic for businesses. [More]

The Benefits and Costs of Tax Inversions

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | International Financial Reporting Standards | International Tax | Agriculture | Construction | Government | Manufacturing & Distribution | Oilfield Services on November 19, 2014

For nearly 30 years, corporate income tax rates in the United States have remained the same, while many other countries have been reducing their rates, and in the last decade, U.S. companies have been earning proportionally more revenue overseas. [More]

How is the Value of a Business Estimated?

Posted in Advisory | Business Valuation | Agriculture | Construction | Manufacturing & Distribution on November 17, 2014

The value of a business is often defined as the present value of its future earnings discounted at a risk-adjusted rate. While this may sound simple, the application of this process can be very complex. [More]



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