Intuit has named Burlington, Ont.-based AIS Solutions as the 2017 Global Firm of the Future. The selection was announced at the vendor's QuickBooks Connect conference underway this week.
The headline probably seems like a dumb question, given all the rebranding Sage has done. However, it only refers to the company's strategic products, Live, Intacct and X-3.
Lighter Capital, which provides funding to startup tech companies, has created the Lighter Capital Intuit Developer Fund. The announcement at QuickBooks Connect this week says the fund allocates $15 million of Lighter's credit facility to those develop applications for QuickBooks.
One in five workers hate their workplace technology and a third of professionals dislike their business software applications. That is the finding of a survey by Netherlands-based Unit4, which received responses from 1,057 full-time U.S.-based professionals.
MYOB has purchased Reckon's Accountant Group—both companies are based in Australia. The roughly $136 million deal brings three businesses to MYOB, Reckon APS, Reckon Elite and Reckon Docs, which are sold to accounting firms in Australia. However, the deal is interesting more because of its impact elsewhere.