New software applications promise to help accountants, investors and analysts unleash the potential of eXtensible Business Reporting Language. The tools allow users to extract data from XBRL documents and organize them in, for example, Microsoft Excel.
Technological advances and market forces are helping position outsourced accounting services as an attractive line of business for certain firms. Technology author and business consultant Geoffrey Moore lays out a four-stage process to developing a high-value business for client accounting services.
The latest version of Microsoft Office includes additional features, deep connections with the cloud and pricing packages designed to steer consumers to a subscription-based model. Get a look at the changes and a list of considerations to decide whether to upgrade or sit this version out.
Emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Central Europe are increasingly attracting small and midsize U.S. companies interested in doing business abroad. Find out how these companies can best deal with the three challenges they're most likely to encounter: taxes, fraud and talent recruitment.