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Blockchain: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Now that we’re all caught up with our cryptocurrency, it’s time to learn a bit about blockchain. Short Version Blockchain is a decentralized database that keeps track of all transactions using bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency. These transactions are stored together in what is called a block. This block is then connected to other blocks […]

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin

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Take a trip to our website and you may notice the fine print listed in the bottom right hand corner. We here at Metrics Chartered Accounting actively accept bitcoin (as well as Ethereum, but thats another article!) as a viable form of payment for our services. But what is bitcoin? If you’re still not sure, […]

Why cloud-based accounting?

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The days of pencil pushing are over. Cloud-based accounting services have become the best friend of small businesses and the most reliable form of financial support. Over the course of the last ten years, these services have streamlined the processes and reporting of an otherwise uninspired industry. By employing financial technology, companies such as ourselves […]

What is FinTech?

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Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting is a cloud-based accounting firm, designed to help forward-thinking business owners optimize their financial processes. We are what you would call a “FinTech” company. But what exactly is FinTech? FinTech – which simply stands for Financial Technology – refers to any company that utilizes tech and innovation to compete with traditional […]

Great Canadians in FinTech

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To mark Canada’s 150th year, we thought we’d give a shout out to some notable Canucks who are killing it in the financial technology space. Here are the top five that peaked our interest. This list is by no means exhaustive, as there are many more disruptors and ‘shift disturbers’ from coast to coast. Vitalik […]

Phoenix Payroll: A Case Study in Poor Conversion Strategy

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The Government of Canada’s beleaguered Phoenix pay system has justifiably gained a lot of exposure in the media over the past year; and we have been monitoring it closely. In case you missed it: in February 2016, the Federal government rolled out a new payroll system called Phoenix intending to save $70 million but instead […]

7 Tools for Productivity

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At Metrics, we’re obsessed with efficiency and take pride in our progressive adoption of technology to streamline operations. Slack, G Suite and Trello are status quo here—they are the core platforms we utilize with proficiency on a daily basis, but they have their limitations. That’s where other apps come into play. We continually fine-tune our […]

Get Happy at Work

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Today we celebrate the International Day of Happiness, and challenge other businesses to get happy at work. It’s one thing to be happy as individuals, but what does mandated happiness look like on the corporate level? In this post we consider how businesses can think about happiness as a corporate mandate. We provide thoughts, research, […]