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Accounting Software for Mac | Guide to the Best Mac Accounting Software


As a Mac user in both my professional and personal life, I often have trouble finding software built specifically for my Mac. Accounting software is no exception. For buyers looking to run accounting software on their Macs, there are two options: web-based accounting software and traditionally installed Mac-based accounting software.

Farming Efficiency with Agricultural Accounting Software

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Today’s farmer recognizes the value of implementing advanced technology to minimize labor and maximize profits. But this implementation is often narrow, with many farmers making major investments in agricultural equipment but neglecting to make similar investments in other areas of their operation that could save money.

Small Business Accounting Software | Reviews of 5 Affordable Systems

Small Business Accounting Systems Comparison

Small businesses need accounting software just like everybody else. But these organizations usually don’t need expensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. If you’re like most small businesses, you’re new to the accounting software scene – so we’ve put together a quick list to help you find the right product.

Peachtree vs QuickBooks | A Comparison for Small Business Owners

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As a small business owner, your to-do list is a mile long. Accounting software programs can help simplify some of the items on this list. Peachtree and Quickbooks dominate the small business accounting software market, making slightly different products to address slightly different needs.

What’s New in MS Dynamics AX 2012 | Microsoft Executive Interview


At this year’s annual Convergence conference, we tracked down Microsoft Dynamics AX product manager Kees Hertogh. We got the scoop on the Dynamics AX 2012, which is expected to be generally available this August. In our video interview, Kees explains key features of the new version.

9 Key Questions to Ask About Your ERP Software License


Choosing the right accounting software can be tough. With so many options and so much technical jargon, finding the package that meets your needs is quite a challenge. But once you have found the software that has the right functionality for your business, you need to make sure you understand the costs.

The Best Accounting and Budgeting Apps for the iPhone and iPad

Balancing The Account

From time to time we like to report on the lighter side of accounting. This time it’s apps. I’ve spent more hours than I’d care to admit going through the iTunes app store, sifting through buggy and pointless apps to round up the useful ones. These all scored relatively well through user reviews.

A War of Enlightenment Against Marketing Jargon

Marketing Jargon

Streamline business processes. Enhance workflow. Increase visibility. Do these really mean anything? Let’s face it – ERP, CRM, and accounting system vendors talk a lot of nonsense about their products. Inspired by Gartner‘s magic quadrants, I’ve decided to put this marketing jargon in its place.

Application Event Streams – Attack of the Social Machines


Enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) systems have created overwhelming troves of corporate data. Social media concepts present a new opportunity to disseminate and discuss intelligence gleaned from corporate systems.

Organic Farmers: Can They Be Tech Savvy?

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Organic farmers can’t use some of the technologies common to conventional agriculture. But through recent technological developments, these farmers can use their understanding of natural processes to optimize yields. The results can make you wonder where to draw the line between technology and nature.

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