K2 Enterprises Announces the 19th Annual K2 Quality Awards Winners

The K2 Quality Awards are in their nineteenth year and the are among the most well respected and longest standing awards in the Accounting industry. In announcing this year’s award winners, Randy Johnston, Shareholder and VP at K2 Enterprises was quite pleased with developments in the industry. “The creators of technology solutions continue to step up their game. The pace of innovation is accelerating.” according to Johnston.

K2 Enterprises prime award

In 2015, K2 Enterprises added a new overall award called the Prime award. Each year this award is given to one and only one company that fits the criteria below. If it is deemed that no company fits the criteria, then no award will be given. The Prime award is given to a company that is leading in almost every category listed below.

The following are key considerations used in voting for the Prime award:

  • Reasonable management goals and expectations
  • Long term stability in the accounting market
  • Clear and honest communication with employees and market influencers
  • High quality products
  • Top shelf customer support
  • Significant commitment to product development and product improvement
  • Great management vision and direction for both current and future plans

K2 Enterprises would like to congratulate AccountantsWorld as the recipient of the 2020 Prime award.

“AccountantsWorld has innovated client accounting services (CAS), and payroll services for accounting firms for twenty years”, said Brian Tankersley, Director of Strategic Relationships for K2 Enterprises. “AccountantsWorld has made their product more usable and feature rich year after year. I can think of no other company which has focused so much on Software as a Service and support for the accounting profession for so long.”

K2 Quality Award Winners by Category

In addition to the Prime award, K2 names award winners in 20 individual categories. For 2020, following are the award winners in each of these categories.

CategoryProductCompany
 Best Overall Mobile Strategy   Zoho  Zoho Corporation 
 CPA Program  Zoho Corporation  Zoho Corporation 
 Reseller Channel   Acumatica  Acumatica 
 New Product  .cpa top level domain CPA.com 
 Management Strategy   Doc.It Suite  Doc.It Inc. 
 Technical Support   AccountantsWorld Power CAS  AccountantsWorld, LLC 
 Customer Satisfaction  Ace Cloud Hosting  Ace Cloud Hosting 
 Ease of Use   XCM Workflow – XCM Solutions  XCM® Solutions 
 Overall Quality   Sage Intacct  Sage Group PLC 
 Tax Technology  CCH Answer Connect – PPP  Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting 
 Audit Technology   Validis DataShare  Validis 
 Practice Management Technology   TPS AXIS Pro  TPS Software 
 Workflow Solution   XCM Workflow – XCM Solutions  XCM® Solutions 
 Small Business Accounting Solution   Xero  Xero, Inc. 
 Small CPA Firm Solution  CCH iFirm  Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting 
 Entry-Level Accounting Upgrade  Open Systems  Open Systems, Inc. 
 Top Hosting Provider   CETROM  Cetrom 
 Social Media   Kacee Johnson, CPA.com  CPA.com 
 Cloud Power Solution   Power Automate  Microsoft Corporation 
 Cloud Top Shelf Award  AccountantsWorld Power CAS  AccountantsWorld, LLC 

The team at K2 Enterprises extends its congratulations to this year’s award winners.

You can click here to see last year’s Quality Awards Winners.