John Tate

John Tate

Accountant and entrepreneur

John Tate is a qualified accountant and entrepreneur. He is a columnist for Charity Finance, a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School's Centre for Charity Effectiveness and trustee of Eduserv. 

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After 16 years, our longest-standing columnist is calling it a day. John Tate reflects on the pros and cons of the advances in technology we have seen over that period.

John Tate

Systems integration isn’t the most exciting IT subject, says John Tate, but it will cause untold problems if you aren’t fully on top of the problems.

John Tate

John Tate reviews the latest developments in accounting software but doubts whether they will deliver the systems integration charities require.

John Tate

Polling errors at the general election show that human judgement is still critical in using digital technology, says John Tate.

Technology lessons from down the ages

Holiday technology frustrations remind John Tate of some important IT rules.

John Tate is a business consultant, IT adviser to CFG and a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School

Charities often worry that if they don’t invest in new technologies they will get left behind. Don’t fall into that trap, warns John Tate.

Fiery rocket or damp squib?

As bonfire night approaches, John Tate is cautious about the pace of the new developments setting the technology world alight.

Learning from history

With the emergence of the cloud, the number of accounting software options is growing fast – just as it did in the 1990s. John Tate provides some lessons from those former times.

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