Clarification



CPA Richard Forrest, cited in our January Top Line column (page 14) for his helicopter exploits in hurricane-battered New Orleans, is a partner at Forrest and Kelley LLP, a Houston law firm specializing in helping accounting firms. His son, Richard Forrest II, is with the Houston accounting firm of Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches LLP.

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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.