Information management and technology assurance

Quick answers to 4 technology FAQs

J. Carlton Collins, CPA, frequently receives the following four questions concerning technology, and, briefly, here are his standard replies.

2019 tax software survey

Learn how the industry-leading products stacked up in CPAs’ estimation through a tax season with many far-reaching law changes.

Ask the expert: Technology

Mike Whitmire is the co-founder and CEO of FloQast. A CPA by training, he began his career in audit at Ernst & Young and transitioned to industry, joining Cornerstone OnDemand’s accounting team as it prepared to go public.

A mesh approach to boost Wi-Fi coverage

To provide better Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home, you might consider upgrading your router to mesh Wi-Fi technology, which positions multiple extenders throughout your home that talk to one another.

In case you missed it: AICPA ENGAGE

Auditing accounting estimates, protecting your data, and advising grieving clients were just a few of the many topics addressed at AICPA ENGAGE 2019.

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2019 State of Financial Reporting Survey

We surveyed nearly 600 finance and accounting professionals on their month-end close and reporting processes. See the results.

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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.