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Apr 2017

How accountants will survive automation

By: Odyssey Automation
Tags: Automation, Bots, compliance

Remaining relevant suddenly takes on a sense of urgency with recent automation releases. It’s pretty obvious by now that clients aren’t going to pay for someone to regurgitate the tax code, when they have access to the same tax code online. Firms building their own compliance teams offshore are headed in the wrong direction. The push should be into automation, …

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Dec 2016

Chatbots make a move on bookkeeping work

By: Odyssey Automation
Tags: Bots, Chatbots, Offshoring, Outsourcing

Bots and automation is a current theme in our blogs with recent posts discussing whether bots will beat offshoring and robotic process automation. Automation is an ongoing issue facing Australian accountants and we thought it time to look further into current market offerings from a couple of familiar Australian accounting software houses – Xero and Sage. Last week Xero announced …

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Nov 2016

The bots take on the offshore army

By: Odyssey Automation
Tags: Bots, offshore, Outsourced labour

There has been a lot of online angst recently at the inability to purchase tickets to various events. Consumer Outrage! Reads one heading, and consumers requesting controls to prevent bots from purchasing tickets before people have the chance. So, it seems bots can move faster than humans in an online area. Bots aren’t anything new. We’ve all long been aware …