The Paul Reveres of accounting have been on their horses for the past couple of years, crying out that technologies such as AI and blockchain are set to invade the profession. “The robots are coming! The robots are coming!” Very well, but what should CPAs be doing about it? Find out in Part 1 of our annual Accounting Technology Roundtable.
Information management and technology assurance
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Handy Excel shortcuts from Technology Q&A author J. Carlton Collins, CPA.
CPA firms should evaluate their record storage procedures and consider updating policies for electronically stored information.
Six handy Windows shortcuts, from Technology Q&A author J. Carlton Collins, CPA.
IRS changes are intended to better protect taxpayer data.
Getting ahead of the curve with data analytics and artificial intelligence can help accounting professionals succeed as trusted business advisers, according to Bob Glatz, CPA, CGMA.
Rob Goldberg, a principal at Deloitte, offers advice on why companies should hire an ethical hacker and how such a hacker can bolster cybersecurity.
Working outside the office can leave you open to invasions from hackers if your device or the Wi-Fi network you’re on is not secure.
When it comes to producing financial statements and reports in Excel, here are a few formatting rules that may help the reports appear more professional.
The days of downloading and installing the prerelease beta version of Microsoft Excel are gone, but you can still install the latest prerelease beta features for free.
You may want to consider the ideas in the following ergonomics checklist, which I developed based on years of sitting at other people's desks while installing accounting software.
A monthly look at applications, gadgets, and other technology that can improve a CPA’s job and life.
Not-for-profits should proceed carefully as they consider whether to accept gifts of virtual currency. And here’s how they should proceed if they do.
As technology provides more and more real-time business information, CPAs will have the opportunity to provide valuable business advice to clients. To do that, however, CPAs need to ask the right questions of the right people to understand how the client’s business really functions, advises Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
While some view robotics and automation as a threat to accounting jobs, technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, sees these technologies helping accountants do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.
The best way is to just do it, says technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
The ability to access data and applications through the internet is essential for CPAs and their employers to leverage technology advances such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, explains technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
This article breaks down cryptoassets into four categories.
Cyber liability exposures and regulations impacting CPA firms’ duties to protect confidential information have evolved significantly in recent years.