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Environmentally Responsible SaaS

TL;DR Bmbix cares about its use of technology and its effect on our shared environment. We consider the energy sources used by our datacenter providers, and their efficiency and commitment to green ideals. When making software engineering decisions, we consider the energy efficiency of our choices. Where our code runs on end-user hardware, we give consideration to supporting lower specification devices so that upgrades are not required. Software Engineering and the Environment Every business has a responsibility to consider the effect its operations have on the environment.

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Digital Natives Expect Seamless Experiences

Software user expectations are constantly evolving. As technology advances, their demands focus on speed, digitalization, convenience, accessibility. And in the arena of accounting, confidentiality and security are paramount concerns.1 The customer’s experience of using your software is a key component of your long-term success. It’s no accident that the marketing slogan of one of the major online accounting platforms chose to highlight beauty as their key product attribute. Who are these digital natives?

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Joined up thinking

At one time there was quill and parchment. Today, most accounting uses some kind of digital platform. Yet for all the noise made about accounting moving to the cloud, the real prize for our economy from all this innovation is in danger of being overlooked. It took the Cruickshank Report of 2000 for the UK government to prod the banking industry into creating what became the Faster Payments network. Up to that point the status quo had sufficient inertia that the needs of the broader economy were being overlooked.

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