CPA's and accounting professionals are often early adopters of new technologies. Because the industry requires such vast amounts of complex data entry and processing, the tech industry has always been a natural fit. But, going beyond the brute computational strength of computers, CPA's are using technology to market themselves and engage their clients in new and exciting ways.
Just take a look at popular social media venues like Facebook and Twitter and you'll discover thriving communities of CPA's and accounting firms interacting online and extending their capabilities beyond the borders of the office. Social media is just one example of how CPA's are using technology to change their industry today. Let's take a brief look at three exciting technologies that will change the way CPA's do business in the years to come.