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Accounting
Four factors to consider when choosing the right job accounting solution
Progressive job-based businesses can achieve success by strengthening their ability to quantify every cost attributable to the delivery of an outcome for a customer.
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Cloud
Xero adds expenses functionality to reimagined Xero Me app
Xero has announced a reimagined version of Xero Me, its employee self-service app, which now comes with integrated expenses technology. 
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MYOB
Forrester and MYOB finds NZ mid-market businesses losing 12.5 hours per employee a week - $2.2million per year
New Zealand mid-market businesses are losing up to a day and a half of time, per person, per week due to ineffective technology solutions.
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Cloud
Xero reveals the Xero App Store - Find, trial and buy apps
Xero has opened the Xero App Store, a new way for small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers to discover and purchase apps.
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Cloud
Xero launches new AI-powered forecasting and planning tools
The tools combine cash flow forecasting and advanced predictions, and are a ‘culmination of rigorous testing and development with the broader Xero community’.
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Accounting Software
FY2022: Why it’s a prime time for businesses to optimise their accounting operations
As the economies of Australia and New Zealand bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, finance leaders should be focused on technological transformation.
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Payroll
New partnership sees new payroll tech available to NZ market
"We believe employers should have payroll software that uses the best-practice information security techniques and that every pay office needs to be a centre of excellence."
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Accounting
VIQ Solutions resolves COVID-19 meeting transcription issues for accounting body
“VIQ Solutions delivered a tailored solution that met the organisation’s new needs when COVID-19 halted in-person hearings and meetings.”
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Accounting Software
BlackLine board welcomes renowned D&I spokeswoman Barbara Whye
Whye, who is currently Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, brings more than 25 years of technology experience to her position on the board.
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Accounting
MYOB launches a new business management platform
Payroll company MYOB has launched a new extension for its business management platform.
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Cloud Banking Solutions
BlackLine pads out capabilities within accounts receivable automation
BlackLine AI Intelligence is a new offering that provides deep insights into financial risks within a customer base.
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Accounting Software
COVID-19 halts 53% of accounting automation projects
Manual accounting is untenable in a post COVID-19 environment, according to new global research from accounting automation software company BlackLine.
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Accounting
MYOB unveils New Zealand winners of 2020 MYOB Partner Awards
"Their expertise and shared knowledge will continue to guide business health as we navigate our way through economic recovery."
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CRM
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tradify?
On this IT Jam, we speak with Tradify CEO Michael Steckler, who discusses the value proposition of Tradify, how it can streamline the backend processes undertaken by tradespeople, and how the business has adapted to the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Cloud
Xero revamps Starter plan to support businesses during COVID-19 crisis
"History has shown us that following downturns there is a business resurgence."
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Xero
SAP Concur integrates with Xero to ease pressure on A/NZ small businesses
“Many SMBs across Australia and New Zealand have been faced with unimaginable challenges throughout 2020. The SAP Concur financial solution aims to relieve some of the pressure by providing SMBs with a unified accounting system."
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Accounting Software
What’s driving innovation in trades and construction in NZ
Job management software and digital accounting tools are being increasingly utilised in the industry, which has traditionally been a digital laggard.
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Accounting
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is BlackLine?
In this interview, we speak with BlackLine A/NZ regional vice president Claudia Pirko, who discusses the role of automation and AI in finance departments and how COVID-19 has affected this.
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Accounting Software
Capgemini empowers clients through global alliance with BlackLine
“This collaboration will play a critical role in the expansion of our finance and accounting capabilities. It is a positive step that enhances Capgemini’s best-in-class Digital Global Enterprise Model, and our Record to Analyse capabilities."
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Accounting
Xero pushes pause on planned price increase due to COVID-19 crisis
"The price increase to Xero Starter, Standard and Premium plans that was going to happen on 1 July 2020 is now delayed until further notice."
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Cloud
Xero named as a worldwide leader by IDC MarketScape
Xero's strategy, product offerings and customer service were key criteria assessed by the IDC MarketScape, which noted one of Xero’s key strengths is it’s open API strategy and machine learning for code-free accounting.
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Accounting
BlackLine offers free finance and accounting services to help business get through COVID-19
BlackLine has made a number of its services complimentary as it looks at ways it can help accounting teams operate during the COVID-19-10 pandemic. 
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Accounting
APAC firms struggle to meet new lease accounting standards
Most businesses across Asia Pacific will spend much of 2020 trying to work towards full compliance with the IFRS 16 lease accounting standards, as organisations tackle major challenges.
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Cloud
Xero reports $1.3mil net profit, passes 2 million global subscribers
While it took more than a decade to add Xero’s first million subscribers, it took two and a half years to add the next million.