Small businesses and organizations rarely have experienced and certified experts on staff and therefore need the advice and services offered by external accounting and IT professionals to ensure the integrity of their business operations. For example, the accountant is the trusted adviser to the business owner, but in order for the relationship to be most beneficial and cost effective there must be specific systems and processes in place in order to have efficient collaboration. Therefore, small businesses are choosing to move to cloud-based solutions to manage their business operations and to most efficiently collaborate with other professionals. The benefits of having anytime, anywhere access to pertinent business information in the “cloud” is becoming the normal course of business. In addition, the migration of source documents from the file cabinet to the cloud has even further simplified the sharing of data between businesses and external consultants. With online banking, cloud-based accounting systems, and cloud-based document storage, we see an incredible increase in efficiency and workflow. Consider today engaging experienced accounting and IT professionals to learn what opportunities the cloud can afford your business.