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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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.