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.
This helpful guide provides the best-known free educator resources for teaching data analytics, including software, case studies, tutorials, assignments, full curricula, and more.
Robotics, deep learning, and machine learning fall under the AI umbrella, says David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA, executive vice president and chief cloud officer, RKL eSolutions.
This article offers tips to make sure you're ready when the technology is.
This article looks at two subsets of artificial intelligence that could have an impact on the way accounting professionals do their jobs.
Here are a few things to look for when selecting cloud accounting software that will provide you and your clients the most value.
Professionals who aren’t at the forefront of learning and testing ways to adopt these technologies risk getting left behind.
This article discusses ways CPAs can leverage this new technology to improve client service.
In the accounting technology industry, machine learning systems are already working in the background.
Three of the profession’s top technology experts discuss the radical changes emerging technologies will bring to accounting — and accountants — over the next 1–5 years.
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In the second part of the JofA’s annual technology roundtable, the panelists debate how artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other technologies might reshape accounting.
Artificial intelligence and blockchain are among the technologies being touted as potentially disruptive and transformational for the accounting profession. How and when will new technologies reshape the accounting profession?
Increased use of data analytics is helping auditors find more information that could be helpful to clients.
Follow these steps to start or grow data-based auditing practices.
Technological advancements have made acquiring data analytics skills an imperative for CPAs as they strive to provide value to their organizations and firms.
Using Big Data to inform business decisions can give organizations an edge over their competitors, IBM Vice President Paul Zikopoulos said at the AICPA spring Council meeting.
Timely use of data can help organizations improve decision-making. But the human element remains an important part in harnessing the power of data analytics.
Advances in data analytics allow financial statement auditors to get more in-depth information about their clients’ businesses. Technological advances have the potential to change the audit landscape considerably, but mechanization appears unlikely to reduce the need for skilled auditors.
Continuous monitoring and continuous auditing through data analytics provide internal audit with significant opportunities to provide added value to organizations. As these data-driven techniques grow in popularity, find out how the Hewlett-Packard Co. has used them to drive improvement.