Cloud Computing for Accountants and Financial Professionals, Recorded Webinar – Available Date: October 1, 2020

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Technology continues to expand at an exponential rate, creating many opportunities for you to improve your company’s efficiencies and lower your operating costs. Firms across the nation are quickly realizing the need to adopt these new technologies or risk being left behind. This presentation introduces the Cloud, one of the fastest-growing trends in Internet technology. It takes a deep dive into the major components, deployment methods, service providers, and applications. It aims to help attendees have a good working knowledge of how the Cloud and Internet work so they can better implement these technologies in their organizations.

This essential course explores the use of how the Cloud can be used inside your organization and the benefits and risks of moving to the Cloud. The course discusses the differences between the different levels of cloud technology, applications vs. thin clients, the role of mobile apps, and different types of Internet connections. Finally, many examples of actions your office can take to move to the cloud are explored, outlining the risks and benefits of these actions.


More specifically, topics discussed will include:

  • How the Cloud can be used inside your organization and benefits and risks of moving to the Cloud
  • Differences between the different levels of cloud technology
  • Applications vs. thin clients
  • The role of mobile apps
  • Various different types of Internet connections
  • Actions your office can take to move to the cloud
  • Outlining the risks and benefits of these actions

Target Audience

This webinar will be of most interest to industry and public practice accountants who regularly use a computer or mobile device.

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This webinar is being presented by Stephen M. Yoss, CPA, MS:

Stephen M. Yoss

Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA, MS, is a certified public accountant, the senior technology strategist and partner of Devmatics, a continuing education instructor for financial professionals, and a licensed pyrotechnician. While his interests and skills are varied, they all share a common thread—his love for and skill in finding technology-based solutions.

Whether it’s teaching in the classroom, consulting clients in a boardroom, or shooting a fireworks display, Steve brings passion, hard work, value—and above all else—technological expertise to each of his clients. With an open, honest approach, he creates a unique strategy for each client specifically designed to benefit their needs and streamline their operations in order to create efficiency and maximize their financial potential.

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