Thomson Reuters executives were talking effusively about their plans for the cloud at the company's recent Synergy user conference. But many users were far more concerned with some older technology—moving from the soon-to-be retired Creative Solutions Accounting, which hit the market in 1998, to the newer Accounting CS, which launched on May 1, 2010.
Jennifer Warawa, who has headed the accountants' program for Sage North America, has taken over the position of global VP of marketing for Sage Live. She replaces Doug Labahn, who had held the job only snce February. It is part of a sweeping number of personnel changes across Sage worldwide.
The Peer Review Board of the American Institute of CPAs has issued an exposure draft on peer review changes that it says will enhance review of firms' quality control systems. It will also supplement and clarify guidance, the board says. The draft is open for comment through January 31.
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Intacct has trimmed its reseller and outsourcing channels as it tightens requirements. The San Jose, Calif.-based cloud software company has reduced its reselling ranks to 80 dealers from 95 a year ago. And it has slowed the paced of requirement of accounting firms and outsourcing organizations to utilize its software to deliver outsourced accounting services.