In the accounting technology industry, machine learning systems are already working in the background.
What will accounting firms and accounting departments look like after lower-level, repetitive tasks are automated and unprecedented amounts of data can be mined for business insights? That topic takes center stage in the second part of our annual accounting technology roundtable podcast.
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.
Will blockchain technology have a similar harmful effect on CPAs, or will it merely become a useful tool for accountants?
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.
Rapid advances in technology are causing headaches and creating opportunities for accounting firms.
Our annual technology roundtable explores the importance of multifactor authentication and solutions for securing clients’ data in the cloud.
Nick Graf, an ethical hacker with CNA, discusses all the cyber threats that go bump in the night and ways to prevent them from harming your business.
For firms that offer virtual CFO and other client accounting services, the category is becoming a significant contributor to the top line, according to the results of a survey from the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section and CPA.com.
This column offers basic information to help you determine your needs, as well as a set of questions you can use to assess potential cloud vendors.
These tips can help you make better presentations more easily.
CPA firms can be a treasure-trove of information for cybercriminals. Here are tips on how to protect your firm.
A majority of CPAs surveyed say this scourge affects their practices and is often difficult to resolve.
New technologies provide opportunity, but growing threats pose increased risk. What can CPAs do? Our accounting technology experts offer their advice in the second part of the JofA’s annual round table.
Now is a good time to update critical controls and close backdoors that can increase your or your company’s exposure to potential cybersecurity attack damages.
Chris Tarbell led FBI investigations that resulted in multiple high-profile cybercrime arrests. He shared his tips for cybersecurity during a presentation at the AICPA spring Council meeting.
Many minutes, hours, and sometimes days can be wasted on IT-related issues, costing both time and money.
CPA firms believe the development of new client services should be their top innovation priority over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a new survey.
CPA firms have their eyes on the cloud, but most of their accounting software remains loaded on their own computers and servers. A new section of the 2014 AICPA PCPS Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey uncovers the who, what, how, and why of information technology decisions in public accounting.