Information management and technology assurance

How top innovators teach technology

Four faculty members known for their innovative approaches to teaching technology were interviewed for the AICPA’s 2019 spring Council meeting.

Why patience is important with AI

In Part 2 of our annual accounting technology roundtable, our experts explore aspects of artificial intelligence, including what CPAs can realistically expect from initial AI implementations.

A quick tip for breaking links in Excel

This action will remove all links from your workbook but leave your formulas intact so your recipients can still edit the data to produce “what-if ” scenarios for deeper analysis.

Ask the expert: Cybersecurity

CPAs possess clients’ most sensitive personal and financial details, so it’s no surprise they’ve become prime hacking targets. Dustin Hall, a cybersecurity expert and director of CPACharge, recommends the following security tips to CPAs.

5G will open doors to driverless cars

The speed of new 5G technology will allow for enhanced communication with environmental beacons, providing exponentially more data to feed machine learning and real-time decision-making, says David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA.

What tax firms need to know now about technology

Artificial intelligence and robots get a lot of attention, but automation and cloud computing-enabled outsourcing are the technology-related terms that should be top of mind for tax practices, according to a session at AICPA ENGAGE 2019 in Las Vegas.

4 ways to protect your data from the dark web

Your credentials might already be for sale on the dark web without your knowledge. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to monitor the dark web and shore up your cybersecurity defenses.

When choosing technology, put clients first

Evan Carroll, an author and the founder of Evan Carroll and Associates, shares his philosophy for choosing the technology that can help you improve relationships with your clients.

Quantum may bring unhackable cryptography

David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA, executive vice president and chief cloud officer, RKL eSolutions, explains how quantum computing will create vector-based cryptography, a system even hackers can’t penetrate.

Quantum leap coming for computing power

Qubits, which are the fundamental units of quantum information, have special properties that help them solve complex problems much faster than classical binary bits.

Data and the deep blue sea

Artificial intelligence and predictive analytics help Georgia Aquarium inspire awareness with a goal of preserving the world’s oceans and aquatic species.

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A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.