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New digitized guide, QMG Cloud, helps practitioners adhere to Canadian Standards on Quality Management (CSQM) and supports the effective design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of your firm’s system of quality management (SOQM).
Prices may change without notice.
To learn more about the QMG cloud, please see the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below.
Why should I move to the QMG Cloud?
When will the QMG Cloud be available?
How much will the QMG Cloud cost?
What will happen to my existing QMG Knotia subscription?
What should I do if I have received my renewal invoice for the QMG on the Knotia platform?
What happens after my QMG Knotia subscription ends?
What if I don’t want to purchase the QMG Cloud?
Will the existing QMG content from Knotia be available in the QMG Cloud?
If I decide not to move to the QMG Cloud, what other resources would be available for me to comply with the Canadian Standards on Quality Management?
What updates will be made to the existing QMG on the Knotia platform for 2023?
I have already set up my system of quality management (SOQM) using the QMG practice aids from Knotia. How will I transition to the QMG Cloud?
Where can I find out more information about the QMG Cloud?
Who is Auvenir?
Why has CPA Canada partnered with Auvenir to build QMG Cloud?
Say goodbye to Word and Excel forms; the QMG Cloud automates and digitizes the QMG! Some of the exciting new features include the ability to:
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The QMG Cloud will be available beginning on October 4, 2023. Visit this link to sign up for the most up to date information.
The QMG Cloud will cost $660 on an annual basis and grants access for up to five users. Additional user licenses are available for $132 each on an annual basis.
All current subscribers will receive a coupon to purchase the QMG Cloud through the Auvenir site at a reduced rate prorated to your current renewal date. This coupon may be used between October 4 and December 31, 2023.
The coupon is based on the last paid subscription renewal date and will grant access until September 30, 2024.
Current paid active subscriptions with an end date on or before December 31, 2023: The subscriptions that are set to expire on or before December 31, 2023 will have access to the QMG on the Knotia platform until December 31, 2023.
Current paid active subscriptions with a 2024 expiry date: These subscriptions will continue to have access to the QMG on the Knotia platform until the subscription end date.
Renewals notice: Renewals of the QMG on the Knotia platform will not be sent out to any subscribers whose subscriptions expire after September 30, 2023.
Complete payment of the renewal invoice to retain access to the QMG on the Knotia platform until the end of the renewal subscription (i.e. July, August or September 2024). The coupon for current QMG subscribers is based on the last paid subscription renewal date.
When your QMG Knotia subscription ends, you will no longer be able to purchase or renew your subscription to the QMG on Knotia. The QMG Cloud offers all application guidance, practice aids, case studies and filled-in forms that are currently offered on the Knotia platform.
Subscriptions that are set to expire on or before December 31, 2023, will have access to the QMG on the Knotia platform until December 31, 2023.
Current paid active subscriptions with a 2024 expiry date will continue to have access to the QMG on the Knotia platform until the subscription end date.
If you wish to continue using the existing QMG on the Knotia platform, you do not need to transition to the QMG Cloud. All QMG files can be downloaded from Knotia while your subscription remains active. However, please note that since the existing QMG on Knotia will no longer be offered for sale, all related support and any additional updates will cease once your subscription expires.
Yes! All application guidance, practice aids, case studies and filled-in forms that are currently offered on the Knotia platform will be available in the QMG Cloud. However, please note that the Word and Excel templates will not continue to be updated, as all future updates will be made in the QMG Cloud.
Beyond the QMG Cloud, CPA Canada has a number of free downloadable resources available to assist in complying with the Canadian Standards on Quality Management. You can find these resources at this link.
In August we released:
Auvenir, our software partner, will assist in transferring your current data into QMG Cloud to make the transition as seamless as possible. There will be 2 easy methods:
Visit this link to sign up for the most up to date information on the QMG Cloud.
Auvenir offers innovative, cloud-based quality management, client engagement and assurance solutions that enable firms to leverage the best of today’s technology to create better experiences for practitioners, their teams and their respective clients. Auvenir’s technology has been used on over 40,000 successful small to mid-sized client engagements to date in 90 countries and supports enterprise customers such as large accounting firms, public audit offices and now a national CPA association, focused on building customized solutions on the Auvenir platform.
CPA Canada was in search for an innovative partner and platform, both ahead of the curve and technologically flexible enough to meet the quality management needs of the practitioner, now and well into the future. That search led them to Auvenir for being well-aligned in delivering:
Ultimately, a partnership built on a shared commitment to quality and compliance with next-level efficiency and productivity.
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