Tom Scott

What Can the 21st Century Office Do for You?

What Can the 21st Century Office Do for You?

As technology advances at a rapid rate, your business needs to be able to move more data than paper. 21st Century Office can help you accomplish this. Our Sales Manager, Stan Newton, covers this in our latest video.Who remembers Y2K? You know, the predicted ruination of the power grid? A lot of people were concerned about this, but when the clock passed midnight on Dec. 31st, 1999, nothing much happened. A new millennium began, and technology advanced into the 21st century quietly.Since that memorable non-event, technology has exploded. There has been more growth in computer capabilities in the last 10 years than the last 50 years of the 20th century. Your car has more computing capacity than the lunar module that landed on the moon in 1969. You can make bank deposits on your phone without ever having to actually step foot inside the bank. Can you keep up with this technological advance in your business office, or are you still stuck in the 20th century?The 21st century game is limited to two elements: paper and data. If you move more paper than data, you lose. This means you need to focus on data. Accounting and bookkeeping are the historical data of what happens in your business numerically. The challenge has always been to record this historically in as close to real time as you can economically. The information is most useful when recorded as a current event. Some people settle for information that is months or even years behind. To deal with the challenges of the 21st century, you must be on top of your business at all times.“If you move more paper than data, you lose.” What if you could remove 80% to 90% of the paper that you move around in your office? What if you could outsource your bookkeeping that would eliminate the necessity of having an in-house bookkeeper in your office? This is what the 21st century office looks like. What if you could scan your documents to a portal in the cloud and be able to retrieve them electronically without keeping any copies? What if your outsourced bookkeeping department right here in Tucson could access the documents in the portal, record them in your accounting system, and do it for less than it currently costs you?Accelerated accounting has the technology to do this for you and provide you with current and accurate financial statements on a timely basis. We also have the expertise and decades of experience as chief financial officers to help you understand and use your financial statement to accelerate the growth of your business.Here’s what the 21st Century Office does:Pays its bills electronically. No checks.Pays its employees electronically by direct deposit or debit card.Collects money from its customers mostly by credit card or debit card.Stores its accounting records on the cloud electronically.Strives to use a minimal amount of paper.Records useful and timely information for the business owner. If you have any questions about transitioning your office into the 21st century or using 21st Century Office, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to speaking with you!

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