CPA2Biz Launches This Month in Partnership with State Societies.CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. 2Biz -- the profession's own business services portal -- is starting to rollout its content, products and tools this month. CPA2Biz is a comprehensive business services provider serving the needs of both the CPA profession and, through the CPA, the small to medium-size business community. Formed in Mar. 2000, the portal is a direct outgrowth of the highly acclaimed ac·claim
v. ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims
1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly; applaud. See Synonyms at praise.
2. CPA Vision Process. The AICPA AICPA
See American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). and state CPA societies are excited to offer this rich and dynamic resource to support CPAs and their professional needs.
CPA2Biz is currently structured into two operating divisions: the Professional Services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. Division (PSD (tool) PSD - Portable Scheme Debugger. ) and the Application Solutions Division (ASD ASD
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ASD Atrial septal defect, see there ). Through the PSD, which is scheduled to go "live" this month, CPA2Biz provides AICPA and state society members with a comprehensive suite of products and services that will address most of their professional needs. CPA2Biz's Professional Services site will provide in-depth information and services through vertical online "Resource Centers" which are organized around areas of practice or industry specialization A career option pursued by some attorneys that entails the acquisition of detailed knowledge of, and proficiency in, a particular area of law.
As the law in the United States becomes increasingly complex and covers a greater number of subjects, more and more attorneys are .
"While the PSD is officially launching this month, it will only get stronger over time," says Erik Asgeirsson, vice president of the PSD. "We will be adding new content every day and by the end of this calendar year, we are planning on having significantly more `Resource Centers' covering most of the major areas of practice for CPAs."
The Application Solutions Division, which is scheduled to launch late this calendar year, is developing a comprehensive business services hub that offers an integrated suite of best-inbreed business applications. One group of applications is directed toward the management of a CPA firm. The other group is directed toward the needs of small to medium-size businesses.
"Consistent with its role of being the profession's business services portal, CPA2Biz levels the playing field for both CPA firms and the small to medium-size businesses they serve," says Bill Reeb, CPA and vice president of the ASD. "Our goal is to provide CPAs with affordable, state-of-the-art business applications -- solutions that were, until now, available only to much larger organizations. By streamlining internal business processes,with its integrated suite of business applications, CPA2Biz is being designed to free CPAs and business managers to focus limited resources on those core activities that create competitive advantage rather than on the minutia mi·nu·ti·a
n. pl. mi·nu·ti·ae
A small or trivial detail: "the minutiae of experimental and mathematical procedure" Frederick Turner. of managing the non-core business infrastructure," Reeb said.
The mission of CPA2Biz is to deliver on the CPA Vision Process and to help position the CPA as the e-enablement professional to small and medium-size enterprises -- whether those enterprises represent the CPA's clients or their employers.
Majority-owned by the AICPA, other significant shareholders of CPA2Biz include Microsoft, The Thomson Corporation, Aon, and Shared Services shared services,
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LLC - Logical Link Control (the joint venture of the AICPA and 52 state, district and territory CPA societies). It serves as the official marketing and distribution arm of the AICPA.
Better, Faster, Easier Online Services
Everything members have come to expect from aicpa.org and CPAWeb.org and a lot more is available and vastly enhanced on CPA2Biz.com.
* The new site is easier to use, with simplified navigation and in-depth information categorized cat·e·go·rize
tr.v. cat·e·go·rized, cat·e·go·riz·ing, cat·e·go·riz·es
To put into a category or categories; classify.
cat by practice and industry into vertical "Resource Centers."
* The new site is customizable to reflect your personal areas of interest.
* You now have access to new tools and resources for your practice and/or your business, including professional development and career services, as well as the ability to purchase products and services from the AICPA and other leading vendors completely online.
CPAWeb and AICPA InfoBytes Users
Registered users of CPAWeb.org will be provided a seamless login Signing in and gaining access to a network server, Web server or other computer system. The process (the noun) is a "login" or "logon," while the act of doing it (the verb) is to "log in" or to "log on. to CPA2Biz.com. Once there, they will find all of the services currently available on CPAWeb.org. CPAWeb.org users will be receiving additional details via e-mail.
Subscribers to AICPA InfoBytes will be able to access approximately 1,000 hours of online course materials at CPA2Biz.com. InfoBytes subscribers will also receive additional details via e-mail.
Members should look to future issues of The CPA Letter for more on CPA2Biz as it evolves and can visit aicpa.org and CPAWeb.org for updates on CPA2Biz as well.
Aon Corporation Makes Multi-Million Dollar Investment in CPA2Biz; Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. Appointed
Coming on the heels of Microsoft's and The Thomson Corporation's combined $50 million investment in CPA2Biz is a multi-million dollar investment by Aon Corporation. Under the partnership, Aon will provide innovative insurance and related services to CPAs, their employers and clients.
Separately, CPA2Biz announced that Michael Harnish, CPA, has been appointed chief operating officer. Harnish, who has assumed responsibility for CPA2Biz's operations as it develops strategic services, tools, products and other valuable content for CPAs, their clients and employers, has more than 35 years of experience in the technology, public accounting and legal sectors.