Updated: See and hear for yourself about Xero's latest developments with these videos from the cloud accounting provider's big annual conference.
More than 2,000 Xero users and partners have converged on Brisbane to attend Xerocon South 2016, one of the cloud accounting provider’s three big annual global conferences (with the other two located in London and San Francisco).
Xerocon South is being held on 7-9 September and features speakers that include Xero executives, industry leaders, Xero partners and customers.
In this blog, we’ll post videos from the conference, so that you can see and hear for yourself what you need to know about the cloud accounting system, its latest developments, how it’s being used and more.
Xero to add antificial intelligence tools
9 September: This video (below) features the keynote speech by Xero CEO and co-founder Rod Drury during which he announces Hey Xero, other antificial intelligence tools and more. (See our report for more details).
Xero gets BPay payments, a new partner program and more
9 September: This video (below) features the keynote speeches by Xero Australia managing director Trent Innes and New Zealand managing director Anna Curzon, during which they announce the addition of BPay payments to the cloud accounting system, a new partner program and much more. (See our report for more details).
Xero's new features in action
9 September: This video (below) features Xero product leaders Laura Cardinal, Peter Harvey, Sonya Jones and Oliver Furniss on stage at Xerocon demonstrating new and upcoming features in Xero’s product codes, templates, reporting, contacts and more.
From Galileo to machine learning
9 September: This video (below) features an interview with Xero co-founder Rod Drury where he looks back on how far accounting has come and looks forward to the brave new world of machine learning.
Big data for small business
9 September: This video (below) is an interview Xero Australia managing director Trent Innes about how small businesses can now access and use big data.
How to adapt to the changing business environment
9 September: This video (below) features an interview with Xero CEO and co-founder Rod Drury where he talks about how embracing the network effect can help small businesses and accountants adapt to changes in their industries.
How Xero is developed
9 September: This video (below) is an interview with Xero’s global head of product development Laura Cardinal and head of product marketing Oliver Furniss about Xero’s development process.
New tools for farmers
9 September: This video (below) features Ben Richmond, Xero’s rural strategy lead, and James Black, Australian general manager of the farming add-in for Xero, Figured. They talk about the new features in Figured and more.
The power of business networks
9 September:This video (below) features Xero’s chief marketing officer Andy Lark speaking about the 'New Network Platform' and how it can help small businesses rapidly expand their networks.
Xero HQ, Advisor Directory explained
8 September: This video (below) features Xero Australia managing director Trent Innes and national partner director Rob Stone. They detail the elements of the new partner program, including the Xero HQ open practice platform and Advisor Directory.
Xero’s new partner program explained
8 September: This video (below) is an interview with Xero New Zealand managing director Anna Curzon about the launch of the new Xero partner program.
What is the ‘network effect’?
8 September: This video (below) is an interview with Xero's head of bookkeeping Mel Power, who explains the ‘network effect’ and how it can help bookkeepers.
How trust is changing in the digital age
8 September: This video (below) is an interview with Rachel Botsman, one the keynote speakers on the first day of Xerocon South 2016. Botsman is known for her theory of collaborative consumption with her acclaimed book What’s Mine is Yours: How collaborative consumption is changing the way we live.
Xerocon South 2016 preview
30 August: Xero global CEO and founder Rod Drury previews the conference (below).
Thanks to Xero for providing access to the videos.