Autumn is typically the time that accounting software users evaluate their software and make plans for the immediate future.
In our experience, some of the factors affecting accounting software decisions include initial purchase cost, ongoing maintenance and support costs, software compatibility and integration issues, functionality, conversion costs, and learning curve.
What are QuickBooks users planning to do with their software in the upcoming months?
Our survey shows this:
50% – Stay the course with the version of QuickBooks they use now
29% – Upgrade to the 2012 version of QuickBooks
16% – Convert to some other software
3% – Upgrade from Pro or Premier to Enterprise Series
2% – Downgrade from Enterprise to Pro or Premier
What is driving your decisions about accounting software for the next six months?