Here are the 14 ways Chartered Accountants and the wider profession are likely to evolve into the future. In 1996, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov was famously beaten by IBM’s supercomputer, ‘Deep Blue’. This event was heralded as the real dawn of the age of artificial intelligence (AI) and the beginning of the eclipse of human intelligence.… Read More The trends of tomorrow
Kevin Fitzgerald, Xero’s Regional Director of Asia, on easing the transition to the cloud for both employees and clients. Cloud platforms and applications have become an integral part of the IT infrastructure of businesses around the world. As new technologies develop and deliver the sweeping digital transformation of industries, the prospect of greater revenue and… Read More How to migrate clients to the cloud
By Andrea Murad Whether malicious or human error and no matter how many protections a company has, internal data breaches are just as significant and even more prevalent than attacks from hackers. How do companies tackle the human element of cybersecurity threats? Since every company is susceptible to some type of attack and the consequences… Read More Cyberthreats: it’s coming from inside!
Blockchain might be the trend du jour, but it is just one part of the distributed ledger technology revolution. I am going to be completely honest: I am not a blockchain expert. But I do have a strong interest in how blockchain technology is going to change our profession.In 2017, I joined a MeetUp group – Blockchain… Read More Beyond Blockchain
By Chris Sheedy Open banking is about to become big news in 2019, but what does it mean for customers and improving service delivery? You’re on the hunt for a new credit card and goodness, it’s the most dreary task you’ve ever attempted (apart from that awful day, two years ago, that you wasted trying… Read More Banking is open for innovation
By Sholto MacPherson Single Touch Payroll and Payday Filing may spark a mass migration to cloud accounting among small businesses. Are chartered accountants ready? If there were anything left to debate about whether online software was safe, surely the tax authorities have ended it. Almost simultaneously, the tax departments of Australia and New Zealand have… Read More Do it once, do it right