27 March 2019
Over the past two decades, economic forces such as Globalization, deregulation and mass production of innovative products have prompted many companies to adopt management methods that highlight the organization amongst its competitors.
4 March 2019
In Colombia the day of the accountant is celebrated on March 1, because of this, I have been asked why I consider this profession important, and my response was: "the accounting professional is one of the great assets of good administration in companies".
5 February 2019
Throughout our history, the world has experienced changes of all kinds, and these have mostly been resisted. Examples like the industrial revolution or globalization, everything has had resistance.
3 August 2018
For a decade now, the use of ICT tools in the daily work of organizations has increased exponentially in our country, and companies of all levels have experienced a notable increase in the use of new technological tools
15 June 2018
Professional accountancy firms are subject to price pressures. The 2016 IFAC Global SMP Survey showed that pressure to lower fees is the third highest challenge facing SMPs (see Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: Fee Pressure). Clients always seek “better prices”, even when they could be deeply interested in the services offered.
15 March 2018
Lucius Annaeus Seneca said: "If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
4 December 2017
People born between 1984 and 1995 are known as The Generation Y, or “The Millennials”, being actually part of the active labour force. This generation values virtual places and objects as internet, smartphones or PlayStation, being part of their everyday life. Millennials (also known as the new Baby Boomers) are the children of the upbeat Baby Boomers and they grew up participating in family decisions, and they translate this autonomy under to their environment, whether it's work, educational or personal.
19 October 2017
The simultaneous submission of the reports is very important, since the measurement of natural, corporate and financial capital is an integral part of the management of companies, and the valuation thereof.
28 September 2017
Technology has a very wide ranging impact on our everyday activities as well as our work environment. For this reason, an increasing number of professional accountancy organizations (PAOs) and the Small and Medium Practices (SMP) Committee, are determined to help professional accountants adapt to the challenges technological change brings to continue serving their clients and the public interest.
8 May 2017
Recently ending in Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress had over 100,000 visitors from 208 countries sharing the latest advances in technology and communications. The most outstanding aspect was certainly the changes in consumer articles, with new features in mobiles or in connected vehicles. Apart from this, many other developments will have a highly significant impact: changes in basic technology, advances in 5G communications, the possibilities of big data, the Internet of things…each edition of the “Mobile Congress” introduces increasingly significant advances.
1 December 2016
This year we have been constantly working with problems related with the word sustainability, which has made us understand and assimilate it as our own. Today we reiterate that our work helps to the improvement of our country; it is worth remarking that sustainable does not only refers to the ecological aspect, like most people think, it is aimed at a most poetic sense of meaning: to create a better world to live.
27 July 2016
The outcome of the British referendum will severely affect companies from such country, as well as large-scale multinationals, and a large number of small-scale and medium-sized enterprises, especially from the European Union.
7 June 2016
The International Federation of Accountants® (IFAC®) has once again released the results of its global annual survey of accountants from small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs), only this time around, there were even more respondents. Over 6,700 from some 169 countries responded, 32% more than last year, making this perhaps the largest such survey of accountants working in practice. The number of respondents to the survey is a clear signal that SMPs are acutely aware of the significant role they play in business and society; and the results signal that the profession needs to be alert to the many opportunities and threats they face right now and in the future.
29 March 2016
A number of trends in the business world have intensified over the past 12 months. In particular, the effects of the digital revolution are an issue facing companies of all sizes across all sectors.