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Technology - where next?

Posted by admin on June 17, 2014

As London Tech Week gets under way, Intuit's country manager Rich Preece has published their view of what UK business will look like in 2020  

Intuit - who make Quickbooks and Quickbooks Online - are predicting current trends will accelerate. Their country manager signage-971448-m.jpgpredicts in a recent article for startups.co.uk that trends in cloud computing, digital, and mobile technologies will continue to transform businesses.  Key points to emerge include;

  • The lines between our personal and business lives are continuously blurring, and this is only set to continue into 2020 and beyond.  Wearable technology and devices such as smartphones and tablets will become increasingly part of the way we do business.
  • Self driving cars could become the new, mobile meeting places for business.
  • ‘work networks’ will die out, as firms shift to cloud-based systems.  He argues that cloud platforms are helping to take the pain out of financial management, allowing start-ups to focus instead on strategic tasks and growing their businesses.

Quote; "All these technologies enable remote working and businesses are already realising the benefits of having greater flexibility in the workplace."

Read the full article at startups.co.uk or have a look at our cloud based accounting offerings.