Information Management and Technology Assurance

The benefits of RPA

Robotic process automation can reduce staffing costs related to repetitive, lower-level jobs while also freeing up time for staff to devote to more rewarding work, potentially reducing turnover, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA.

Quick answers to 4 technology FAQs

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2019 tax software survey

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Ask the expert: Technology

Mike Whitmire is the co-founder and CEO of FloQast. A CPA by training, he began his career in audit at Ernst & Young and transitioned to industry, joining Cornerstone OnDemand’s accounting team as it prepared to go public.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.