Archive | February 2016

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Zoho Books – a so-so cloud accounting solution

I was contacted recently by the folk at Zoho Books and asked if I would take a look at their cloud-based accounting software which I hadn’t previously reviewed. In January this year, Zoho released its Australian version of Zoho Books to include the GST worksheet for preparation of Australian BAS so although there is not […]

SageOne is open for business

SageOne launched fairly quietly in Australia last year, whilst functionality and infrastructure for our mature cloud accounting software market in Australia was completed. Now with just multi currency still in the final stages of pre-general release, 2016 is the year when Sage will ramp up the profile of SageOne and more aggressively seek customer acquisitions. Currently around 30% of accounting […]

The exciting year for QuickBooks Online (QBO)

‘What I am really excited about is….’, said Nicolette Maury, MD of Intuit in Australia who demonstrably was excited when I spoke to her recently about developments and positioning of QuickBooks Online in Australia. Being excited about accounting software is now fairly widespread but I still enjoy meeting with like minded souls and knowing I am not […]

The Xero Lifestyle in 2016

With more people attending the Sydney 2016 Xero Roadshow than attended national Xerocon last year, there was a definite buzz in the audience when incoming MD Trent Innes recapped what Xero had delivered in 2015 and more importantly what it would deliver in 2016. Whilst the 2015 deliverables had concentrated on completing missing functionality such […]