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June 25, 2021

Nearly Half of Americans Prefer Remote Work

As states lift pre-pandemic restrictions, employees say they would prefer to continue working from home. How can organizations be sure their hybrid work policies are safe and effective?
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June 24, 2021

How Can Firms Bring “Human” Value to Hybrid Work?

Many Americans want to continue working from home. In a recent Journal of Accountancy podcast, Donny Shimamoto discusses the necessity of keeping your hybrid/remote teams happy and engaged.
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May 17, 2021

Expert Warns of Reverting to Pre-Pandemic Business Procedures

For many in business, getting a company to adopt new technology can be a gargantuan challenge. Most were forced to change by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one expert warns that going back to previous processes could be costly. In a recent podcast, “Future Proof with Bill Sheridan,” hosted by the Maryland Association of Certified Public…
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March 12, 2021

University of Hawaii Students Take Top Honors in the 2021 TrueUp Student Innovation Challenge

A student team from the University of Hawaii at Manoa was announced as the winner of the 2021 TrueUp Spring Student Innovation Challenge after presenting a solid case for measuring company performance and introducing alternative methods aimed at increasing results and overall business success. The team, consisting of Michelle Yim, Isaiah Lopez, Camrie Kubota,…
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March 9, 2021

Shimamoto shares his love of online gaming

This “Apps We Love” article from CPA Practice Advisor focuses on games. Community members agreed to share their favorite games that they play on their phones. What did Center for Accounting Transformation’s Donny Shimamoto pick? Check out their article to find out.
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February 8, 2021

Accountants: Unleash Your Secret Superpowers

Have you “Discovered your Accountant Superpowers”? In his blog posted on CPA Trendlines, Donny Shimamoto shares how, as accountants, your secret weapons range far beyond mere numbers.
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July 10, 2020

Mitigating the Remote Work IT Risks for Small Firms Post Pandemic

Mitigating remote work risks is the responsibility of every firm leader. In this AccountingWEB article, Donny Shimamoto shares some simple and low-cost measures firms can take to reduce these risks. How does he know they work? Simple. His firm, which has operated as a hybrid for more than 10 years, has actually implemented them.
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April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Turns CPAs into Emergency Workers

In his blog posted on CPA Trendlines, Donny Shimamoto shares that although accountants aren’t your traditional emergency responders, they have had to step to the frontline, help triage the business trauma, and stabilize the financial fractures to ensure people are able to survive and be ready to bounce back once the crisis passes.
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