Employers that once relied on observation and interview techniques can now use data to approach the hiring process in a more systematic fashion.
Information & data management
In the accounting technology industry, machine learning systems are already working in the background.
A survey reveals how many times we check our phones, how many of us think we use our phones too much, and more.
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.
You probably shouldn't put everything in the cloud, but moving nothing to the cloud isn't the right answer either.
This article shows how Microsoft Power Query for Excel can streamline the ongoing delivery of additional data for analysis by PivotTables.
Adapting defensive tools to be used in an analytic, predictive mode is a key to facing cybersecurity challenges, according to Bruce Sussman, CPA, payment card industry global executive for AIG.
This column offers tips on features, shortcuts, and tools that can save time, improve the integrity of workbooks, and simplify data analysis.
Will blockchain technology have a similar harmful effect on CPAs, or will it merely become a useful tool for accountants?
Blockchain could streamline how money moves between nations.
If you know a bit about bitcoin, blockchain will blow you away.
This column explores five reasons that technology has become an even higher strategic priority than talent.
Windows 10 can not only record your every keystroke, but it can also record your voice as you talk.
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?
The decentralized ledger system may seem confusing, but it also adds up to new opportunities for savvy financial professionals.
Increased use of data analytics is helping auditors find more information that could be helpful to clients.
This Technology Workshop shows how to use Microsoft Excel to determine whether the numbers in a data set follow Benford’s curve or point to possible malfeasance.
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.