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Blogs February 02, 2018 Putting Technology to Work … for You

Being the early adopter of a new technology can be fraught with risk. But in a client-focused business, being at the leading edge is a necessity. One of the most important aspects of enhancing the client experience is listening to clients.

Blogs January 26, 2018 What Tech Entrepreneurs Are Asking Their Business Advisors

The technology sector certainly has its own pace, nuances and challenges. EisnerAmper’s Dave Plaskow asked John Pennett, the partner-in-charge of EisnerAmper’s Technology Group, about the three questions tech entrepreneurs ask him the most.

Blogs January 11, 2018 Are You Ready for Connected Devices in the Workplace?

Amazon has announced an Alexa for Business platform as an extension to its voice-activated virtual assistant software. This reflects the natural evolution of the underlying technology, as well as a slight pivot from a saturated consumer market.

Blogs September 12, 2017 The Drone Wars

The future of drones filling the skies seems close; however, regulation of drones is falling behind and there are privacy/safety concerns. The demand for anti-drone technology to monitor and defend against unwelcome drones is heating up.

Blogs September 07, 2017 Why Are Tech Giants Flocking to the Hawkeye State?

Apple has announced the building of a pair of data centers in Iowa. The facilities will use 100% renewable energy and hope to be in operation by 2021. So why Iowa?

Blogs August 15, 2017 Congress Proposes Internet of Things Legislation

In the aftermath of the Mirai botnet strike, Congress is taking an important first step - a bipartisan bill - The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Act of 2017. The bill provides the following security stipulations for IoT devices purchased by the U.…

Blogs July 13, 2017 Newspapers Want to Bargain Collectively with Google and Facebook

The News Media Alliance (NMA) is appealing to Congress for a limited anti-trust exemption in order to bargain collectively with the 'digital de facto duopoly' regarding e-business models, revenue distribution and intellectual property protections.

Blogs July 07, 2017 The Difference Between Capitalizing Internal- and External-Use Software

This article reviews the differences between capitalizing internal-use vs. external-use software. External-use software is sold, leased or marketed. For amortization, internal-use software should be amortized over its useful life.

Blogs June 21, 2017 Drone Racing League Gets Influx of Capital

The Drone Racing League raised $20 million during its recent series B round of fundraising. Drones are being employed in a variety of sectors such as real estate, law enforcement and others. This now adds sports and entertainment to the list.