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Accounting Apps Podcast| formerly Cloud Stories | Accounting Technology

“Cloud Stories is the world’s coolest accounting podcast” A guy on the Internet told me this once, and I choose to believe him!

The Cloud Stories podcast explores how business solutions integrate with online accounting software (Xero, MYOB and or QBO), and can, in turn, automate processes and improve productivity and profitability. By sharing Cloud Stories from the community listeners gain insights into how small businesses and advisory services can thrive in a brave new world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots.

Over the years, Heather Smith has interviewed Accountants • Bookkeepers • Business Consultants • Cloud Advisors • Cloud Integrators • Developers • Small Business Owners • and Solution Providers • who have generously shared their own Cloud Story on the popular podcast.

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Feb 21, 2024

Today I’m speaking with Jonathan Gaunt, co-founder of of Socket Digital, Xavier Analytics & FD Works

In this episode, we talk about . . .

  • Jonathan's transition from corporate accounting to entrepreneurship, embracing new opportunities and control over his career.

  • Insights from working with Dragon's Den investor...

Feb 14, 2024

In this episode, Tom Herbert, technology editor at Accounting Web, shares his insights on the British Post Office scandal, which has been ongoing for decades, ruining the lives of many subpostmasters. Heather and Tom discussed the problems with the Post Office's Fujitsu Horizon point of sale system...

Feb 7, 2024

Today I’m speaking with Tyler Caskey, Partner at The Bean Counters

In this episode, we talk about . . .

  • Accounting industry trends in 2024 

  • Crafting accounting stories for clients, marketing and career coaching.

  • AI, Automation & ChatGPT in accounting. 

  • Remote work trends and virtual teams in the accounting...

Feb 2, 2024

The biggest kept secret in the Australian accounting industry: The acquisition of Change GPS by Access Group.

This episode is kindly sponsored by

Employment Hero: The All in One HR, Payroll & Benefits Platform

Translucent The Multi-Entity Accounting solution 


Feb 2, 2024

The big news is I'm rebranding the Cloud Stories podcast to the Accounting Apps podcast (fingers crossed)

In this episode, I talk about . . .

  • Summer adventures with family and Chester the Border Collie in Elanora and Crows Nest

  • Catching up on admin backlog and office makeover

  • Website update with recent photos and...