Globally, and increasingly locally, there is growing noise about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), which has led many technology futurists to predict a utopia for humankind while others predicted, paradoxically, that millions of jobs would soon be obsolete and taken over by robots, not to mention the coming apocalypse. However, I believe these views… Read More Strategy is about more than just technology
ICAEW is holding a virtual conference on 15 May 2018, supporting finance professionals on a journey that addresses the impact of digital disruption on the profession.
By Pierre Theroux They can be useful in our daily lives but do they know too much about us? Many companies may not want you to know the answer. They have names such as HardBacon, Ambo, Wealthica and Covera. These are among the dozens of startups across the country that are sparking a revolution in… Read More Algorithms are everywhere
Details on the potential of blockchain, its implications for auditors, how the accountancy profession can lead and what skills are necessary for the future.
Technology is driving many changes in how we all live, work and interact and it is critical that the audit profession keeps pace with this change and is proactive in understanding how new technology trends can transform the audit approach. The Audit and Assurance Faculty explores ways we can maximise the opportunities presented by these… Read More The Future of Audit: Technology
This content is not intended to constitute legal advice. Specific legal advice should be sought before taking or refraining from taking any action in relation to the matters outlined. Please note: detailed guidance on how to implement the GDPR is not yet available from the ICO. It is expected to be available in late 2017/early… Read More The essential guide to GDPR