Consult your firm’s security protocols when installing and deploying RPA components and keep in mind segregation of duties and controls, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA, director of entrepreneurial advisory services at PKF Texas.
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.
This article explores ways accountants should be preparing themselves and their businesses for the coming wave of technology-powered disruption.
A new ethics interpretation gives CPAs guidance on preserving their independence with attest clients.
Tech experts weigh in on the steps firms can take to stay productive in the event of a cloud software outage.
This article offers tips to help you combat unwanted robocalls.
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.
Evan Carroll, an author and the founder of Evan Carroll and Associates, shares his philosophy for choosing the technology that can help you improve relationships with your clients.
Rather than seeing technology as “taking over” the work they do, CPAs should take the opportunity to brainstorm with clients and staff about how to add value to businesses.
To succeed in the age of artificial intelligence (AI), CPAs must be taught new ways to learn and must learn why machine learning means they should be patient with AI. Find out more in Part 2 of our annual Accounting Technology Roundtable podcast.
The Paul Reveres of accounting have been on their horses for the past couple of years, crying out that technologies such as AI and blockchain are set to invade the profession. “The robots are coming! The robots are coming!” Very well, but what should CPAs be doing about it? Find out in Part 1 of our annual Accounting Technology Roundtable.
As technology provides more and more real-time business information, CPAs will have the opportunity to provide valuable business advice to clients. To do that, however, CPAs need to ask the right questions of the right people to understand how the client’s business really functions, advises Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
While some view robotics and automation as a threat to accounting jobs, technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, sees these technologies helping accountants do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.
The best way is to just do it, says technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
The ability to access data and applications through the internet is essential for CPAs and their employers to leverage technology advances such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, explains technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.
A typical technology review can uncover dozens of technological shortcomings at your organization. This article describes 12 common shortcomings and offers advice for avoiding them.
Cyber liability exposures and regulations impacting CPA firms’ duties to protect confidential information have evolved significantly in recent years.
Why shouldn’t CPA firms wait on others to develop AI and data analytics tools? Find out in this podcast episode.
These tips will help you select and implement software effectively.
Expanding Your App-titude is now Tech Tools, a name that better reflects the goal of reviewing technology that can help CPAs.