The Disruption Index

The Disruption Index

The Disruption Index tracks change in the bookkeeping services sector, and the broader accounting eco system of suppliers, vendors and app developers. Accounting and bookkeeping services are undergoing disruptive change thanks to a rapid adoption by small business...
Singing from an old song-sheet

Singing from an old song-sheet

Are you singing from an outdated song sheet? Elvis records still sell but today’s more youthful business owners are more likely to be listening to Beyoncé or Shakira. The ‘role’ or the ‘song sheet’ for today’s accountant or bookkeeper has changed dramatically due to...
Uber & Robots: a threat to bookkeepers?

Uber & Robots: a threat to bookkeepers?

Uber, the ride-sharing company has shaken the taxi and hire car business model, forever changing the structure of the industry and the behaviour of the consumer. Airbnb and Upwork have had similar impacts on the accommodation and freelancer sectors. Each is evidence...
Are you too busy to keep up?

Are you too busy to keep up?

Here’s a sobering thought: a business owner can now take the ‘pulse’ of her business while sipping a cocktail on the beach in Bali. The “monthly figures” are now a thing of the past – everything is available in real time.… Read more...
Are We At a Tipping Point?

Are We At a Tipping Point?

We’re on the cusp of a revolution the likes of which we have never seen before. There will be jobs that disappear; there will also be new jobs and new ways of doing business. Consider the big new names in business that didn’t even exist 15 years ago: Uber the world’s...
Your Digital Platform

Your Digital Platform

As reported in B&T Today, the former News CEO argued that all the power had shifted to the consumer and media businesses – primarily the print ones – had failed to acknowledge that. “Those who ignore the essential elements of that change where consumers are now...