Technology


The AICPA issues its annual ranking of the ten technologies that are most likely to significantly affect practitioners, their clients and their employers in the coming year. Topping the current list ( www.cpa2biz.com/toptechs ) is information security, followed by business information management, application integration, Web services, disaster recovery planning, wireless technologies, network intrusion detection, remote connectivity, customer relationship management and also privacy.

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How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

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News quiz: Taking an economic snapshot and looking to the future

Recent news included IRS actions that affect individuals and partnerships and a possibly influential move by a Big Four accounting firm.Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the news.