Information Management and Technology Assurance

6 steps to accounting automation success

For firms embracing the automation age, artificial intelligence requires smart thinking and human wisdom, Boomer Consulting’s Arianna Campbell and Marc Staut explained at the AICPA ENGAGE 2018 conference.

Accounting firms: The next generation

The article provides a glimpse into a future dominated by fast access to big data and driven by intelligent technology applications deployed by a new breed of CPA practices.

Erik Anspach, CPA, CGMA

Erik Anspach, CPA, CGMA, the CFO for Bison Engineering Inc., says managing finance and IT requires up-to-date knowledge of the latest technology while understanding that he doesn’t possess the expertise to fix all the problems himself.

Paving the way to a new digital world

The JofA’s annual technology roundtable looks into the future as blockchain, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotic process automation fuel transformation in the accounting profession.

Ask the expert: Technology

Jennifer Warawa, EVP of Partners, Accountants and Alliances at Sage, discusses the changing role of the accountant.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.