In addition to the QBO-Advanced Cert. Training track for Thursday's (Dec. 11, 2014) Winter VCon, you can find a variety of presentations on featured Apps for the QuickBooks Ecosystem. This track referred to as the "App Expo" will provide an overview of 3 different Apps each session. Sessions begin at 12:00 noon, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm (all times are Eastern Time). If you have been looking for a App to solve a specific problem or fill a particular need, check out these great Apps at the App Expo.
“App Expo: QuickBooks Ecosystem” - 12:00 noon ET
- This hour will feature Bill.com, InsightSquared and NumberCruncher.
Bill.com works with your accounting software to eliminate paperwork, save time and save money. The Bill.com Business Payments Network brings small-to-medium businesses simple online bill payment, custom invoicing services, unlimited document storage, workflow collaboration, and the ability to access their back office from anywhere via any mobile device. Bill.com’s services easily sync to a users’ accounting software and online bank accounts. Bill.com's payment network is enjoying widespread adoption, currently more that 450,000 business professionals and 1,500 accounting firms are members of the Bill.com network. Bill.com now manages more than 10 million payments worth over $12 billion each year. Transaction volume on the Bill.com payments networks is also increasing more that 100 percent per year.
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InsightSquared delivers powerfully simple business analytics for companies of any size. Unlike traditional Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, with InsightSquared you’ll be up and running within 48 hours and have immediate access to 300+ Sales, Marketing, Finance & Support reports. No more spreadsheets, no more data dumps. Real business analytics for real business people. Hundreds of companies and thousands of users around the world use InsightSquared’s award-winning analytics to maximize sales performance, increase team productivity, and close more deals. Based in Cambridge, MA, InsightSquared was recently named one of the “Best Places to Work in Massachusetts” by the Boston Business Journal.
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NumberCruncher, a QuickBooks Gold partner, is a leading provider of inventory and order management software for the QuickBooks community. Our mission is to provide innovative, scalable, and cost effective inventory management solutions that solve real world business issues, resulting in total customer satisfaction, increased profitability and competitive advantage. Thousands of manufacturers and wholesale distributors rely on NumberCruncher solutions to manage their everyday business activities across the globe. From inventory control to production management to order processing and fulfillment, these solutions are unmatched in the marketplace, setting the standard for QuickBooks inventory add-ons for the manufacturing and wholesale distribution markets. Founded in 1999, NumberCruncher was the first developer to invest in the QuickBooks SDK (software development kit) from Intuit.
“App Expo: QuickBooks Ecosystem” - 1:30pm ET
- This hour will feature When I Work, Expensify and Qvinci.
Over 7,000 Businesses Schedule with When I Work, the "Easiest Employee Scheduling Software." When I Work saves tons of time and reduces absenteeism because it simplifies employee scheduling and communications. For example, with When I Work you can quickly find qualified and eligible candidates to cover a shift at the last minute. Just click the shift that needs to be filled, select the employees you want to offer it to and click 'send'. Everyone you selected will receive a mobile alert and email about the available shift. The first person to reply and confirm gets it. It's just that simple. Nearly half a million people in over 50 countries rely on When I Work for employee scheduling, time clock and communications.
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Expensify does "Expense Reports that Don't Suck!" Managing a company's expenses has never been simpler. Our automatic bank and credit card import, receipt image capture & SmartScan transcription, corporate card reconciliation, automatically generated eReceipts and industry leading product design makes the client happy and the accountant's life easy. Add that to their integration with QuickBooks and Bill.com, and it's easy to see why Expensify is the leader in SMB expense management.
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Qvinci offers cloud-based financial consolidation reporting and business intelligence solutions to organizations with 1 – 10,000 locations. Qvinci allows entities with multiple locations to automatically collect financial data from all locations, compare locations’ performance side-by-side, consolidate statements using a Standardized Chart of Accounts, and rank / benchmark against top performers. Users can filter reports by customizable non-financial categories (e.g. years in business, staff size). Accountants and bookkeepers save billable hours by using Qvinci as a client reporting tool and means to monitor clients’ key metrics in an aggregated view. Qvinci has been producing award-winning software in Austin, TX since 2007.
“App Expo: QuickBooks Ecosystem” - 3:00pm ET
- This hour will feature Avalara, BillQuick and Citrix Sharefile.
Avalara is the leader in sales tax automation for businesses of any size. I heard a horror story about a QuickBooks user who was called by their State Tax Office and told they had been underpaying taxes for several jurisdictions where they had been making deliveries. They had absolutely no idea those rural areas were each part of some town and/or special tax district. The solution to this type of problem is Avalara, their SaaS offering provides the most complete set of transaction tax compliance services available, including tax calculation, exemption certificate management, returns processing and 1099 filing and reporting. Read their latest whitepaper on Sales Tax Implications of Drop Shipments. Avalara was founded in 2004 and has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America.
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BillQuick® is not your average time and billing software. With a suite of dynamic business intelligence tools, BillQuick provides key metrics without additional data entry. BQE Software develops innovative practice management software for professional services firms. BQE's products, including BillQuick®, ArchiOffice® and EngineerOffice®, simplify the way firms enter and use information for time tracking, billing and project management.. This allows them to make informed decisions faster, improve productivity and increase performance. With different editions of BillQuick to choose from, it's scalable to meet the needs of any firm size—from a single person to a global firm. BQE, with more than 250,000 users, is trusted by leading accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, IT specialists and business consultants worldwide.
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Citrix ShareFile is a secure enterprise file sync and sharing service that meets the mobility and collaboration needs of users and the data security requirements of the enterprise. ShareFile gives users true enterprise class data services across all corporate and personal mobile devices, while giving your IT staff all the control it needs. ShareFile extends an organizations’ data strategy beyond data stored in ShareFile to include existing network file drives, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business - allowing a single point of access to all data sources. Citrix is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive.