What's Next For Accounting? - Issue #109
💡9 GPTs to Get You Excited About Accounting & Tax GPTs
GPTs are a week old now and I’m convinced a number of tools in our space will be disrupted by them in the coming months.
We’re seeing basic examples for now, but more technical opportunities are possible:
Augment them with custom code
Read & write data to third party system with function calling
Call other GPTs from a GPT to develop modular capabilities
Level up Zapier & Make automations, for example calling a webhook from a GPT
Here’s a short list of useful GPTs to whet your appetite for now:
Justin Welsh’s Content Matrix
Highly recommend this one: generate a ton of content creation ideas with just a couple prompts.
“Easily navigate the complexities of crypto accounting. Expert guidance made accessible to everyone.” GPTs as marketing, anyone?
Images, audio, videos, PDFs, zipped folders & batch uploads. It’s still early but I expect GPTs to disrupt a number of full blown apps in our space.
The team behind Consensus, a research paper search engine created a GPT that searched across 200M academic papers. Would love to see a version of this from a tax research platform.
Provide it with a website and it’ll create a visual diagram of the content. I see a number of visualization applications for GPTs, from entity structuring, to flow of funds mapping, even financial statement reporting.
From a basic image or sketch, create a logo.
Drawn to Style
A more general tool for doing the same with any sort of photo or illustration.
Here’s a walkthrough of how build Zapier into your own custom GPTs.
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Was great seeing so many of you at QBC this week 👏👏
I’ll be at New Money Summit in Orlando next month and would love to see you there!
QuickBooks announced Ledger - a more cost-effective option for low volume or infrequent bookkeeping cleanup jobs
Notion announced a huge AI feature: Q&A. It’s the functionality we’ve been clamoring for PMs to develop, and I’m hopeful this move from Notion will encourage others to get in on the act
Bill Gates did a nice writeup on AI agents - if you listen to the pod you know this will be the most impactful application of AI
Adept announced Experiments, a way to build automated browser workflows with AI
Lindy is a platform for creating teams of AI agents - studies show AI agents working together through the lens of different roles yields better results. For example asking GPT for a technical thing, vs building out several GPTs that interact to refine the result, ie a preparer, reviewer, manager, client etc
If you were geeked on the announcements from OpenAI’s dev day last week, the breakout sessions are now available on YouTube
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