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Cloud Computing Webcast Recap and Insight

by | Aug 22, 2014

Cloud Technologies WebcastDid you miss the latest InCloud360 webcast: Cloud Computing for CPAs and CFOs? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve recorded the webcast and welcome you to see what you missed. Read on to learn some of the key insights of the cloud webcast, how you can watch the full video, and how you can learn more.

Key Insights from Cloud Computing

InCloud360 president and founder John Bartz, Intacct VP of Channels Taylor Macdonald, and Paymetric VP of Finance Mike Shah came together for this webcast to discuss the following topics in cloud computing.

  • What is the Cloud? Presented by John Bartz, InCloud360 President.
    • Key Characteristics of Cloud Computing
    • Different Service Models in Cloud Computing: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
    • Different ways to Deploy Cloud Computing: Public, Private, Community, Hybrid
    • Why it is important to understand and utilize the cloud
  • The importance of SaaS Cloud Accounting and Finance: Presented by Taylor Macdonald of Intacct
    • The Types of Software Delivery: On-Premises, Hosted, Cloud/SaaS
    • Why it is important to know about cloud computing—especially for financial professionals
    • Criteria for Selection for Small and Medium Businesses: Service and Support, Ease of Use, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Integration with other Programs, and Low cost of Maintenance
    • Who Plans to use SaaS?
    • The importance of Transparency and Security, and why working with an SaaS provider helps security
    • The Importance of Past Success
  • Satisfied Intacct Customer: Mike Shah shares his move from QuickBooks to Intacct
    • Pain Points caused by working with QuickBooks
    • Reasons for Moving to Intacct
    • Why Cloud over On-Premises
    • Why Intacct over other Cloud providers?

About the Presenters

Mike Shah, Vice President of Finance at Paymetric: Mike Shah manages the financial operations of the company, including financial planning, internal and external monthly financial reporting, budget preparation, and financial forecasting. His background in accounting and his entrepreneurial experience instill valuable perspective for evaluating the competing demands of growth, productivity, cost and control.

John Bartz, Co-Founder and Owner, InCloud360: An established leader of strategy development & execution, operational efficiency & effectiveness, and organizational transformation delivering sustainable business performance improvement and growth.

Taylor Macdonald, VP of Channels, Intacct: recognized by ACCOUNTING TODAY as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (2010-2013) and a vice president at cloud accounting software provider INTACCT, discussed insights into cloud technologies affecting accounting and finance, and future trends for the industry.

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