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IT Talent at a Crossroads

by Kim Ann Zimmermann The uncertain economy has caused many IT professionals to stay put for the past few years, but the job market is about to shift in favor of applicants, according to experts. IT managers need to look to the future when it comes to wooing and retaining top talent. “Many people are [...]

Sage Launches Major ERP Upgrade

<p>The Sage Group plc today unveiled a major release of its Sage ERP X3 suite for mid-sized businesses that uses Web 2.0 and other new technology to give users real-time access to global data and collaborative tools in user-configurable dashboards.</p> <p>At a press conference in Paris and in prepared statements, company executives and Sage business [...]

Sage: Canadian SMBs need to be more financially literate

<span class=”text”><p>Findings from a recent <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Angus Reid</a> financial literacy survey, sponsored by <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Sage</a> in Canada, suggest that as the size of a small business grows, so do concerns about accounting rules.</p></span><br/> <p>Jamie Sutherland, vice-president and general manager of Simply Accounting at <a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Sage</a>, said these findings show there&#039;s an opportunity [...]

More than half of Canadian small businesses cite income and sales taxes as key concerns in meeting compliance rules and regulations

<p>More than half of Canada&#039;s small businesses point to taxes as their major concern when it comes to complying with government rules and regulations, according to the latest results to be released from a &#039;financial literacy&#039; survey conducted by Angus Reid Public Opinion for Sage North America. A total of 54&#037; of businesses surveyed cited [...]

Works in progress

<p>If ever there was a class of software that could be expected not to change much, it would be accounting software for midsized companies. After all, the companies themselves have survived the worst of their growth pains. The accounting requirements, while slightly more demanding, are well-defined and easily within the range of the systems available [...]

ERP for Small Business: The Time is Ripe

<p class=”dek”>Small and mid-size businesses often have unique requirements for enterprise resource planning software that demand full capabilities without complexity. They also want to see a quick return on investment. Vendors now are stepping up.</p> <p>The time is ripe for small and mid-size businesses to adopt enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, according to leading industry [...]

Sage Co-Hosts Best and Brightest in Tax and Accounting Industry

<p>Sage North America announced that together with Greg LaFollette, it is hosting the 5th Annual Accounting Thought Leader Appreciation Forum and Dinner today at the new Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, in conjunction with CES, the international Consumer Electronics Show. This exclusive, invitation-only event annually brings together the &#039;best and brightest&#039; of the [...]

The 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards

<p>Major new tax provisions and the still limping economy had major influences on tax and accounting practices this year. This has led many firms to examine their workflow processes and <a itxtdid=”15558023″ target=”_blank” href=”&#035;” style=”border-bottom: 0.075em solid darkgreen ! important; font-weight: normal ! important; font-size: 100&#037; ! important; text-decoration: underline ! important; padding-bottom: 1px ! [...]