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David Smith

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is a founding director of Smithink 2020. He is the external practice advisor to many firms participating in firm management activities to provide an objective viewpoint and an understanding of strategies that have achieved success in other firms. For over 16 years David was a partner at PKF (now BDO) Sydney where he created a significant software business which was sold to MYOB. He is a regular speaking on topics relating to the future of the accounting profession, business strategy, process improvement and innovation. He is also the advisor to businesses that provide products or services to the accounting profession.

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What are the keys to tech success?

What are the keys to tech success?

Our research has found the barriers to technology adoption cited by accounting firms – how can accountants work aroun ... READ MORE
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What’s next for tax and superannuation technology?

How far have we come in terms of financial services technology? What revolutions are still in store as we head forward i ... READ MORE
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The trials and tribulations of a practice manager

Why did I do it? I started with hopes and dreams. I believed I could make a difference. I no longer want to kick the cat ... READ MORE
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You mean you're not here with me!

First there were smoke signals, marathon runners, pigeons and town criers. Then came the postal system and semaphores. F ... READ MORE
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Stop this digital world, I want to get off ...

People queue for days to buy a phone. Printers that can print guns. Social media being used to create terrorists. Big br ... READ MORE