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Artificial intelligence and the future of accountancy

Learn about the impact of artificial intelligence and the opportunities it presents for the accountancy profession. In our report Artificial intelligence and the future of accountancy, Kirstin Gillon, from ICAEW’s IT Faculty, looks at the rise of artificial intelligence, its impact on the accountancy profession and how it can be utilised by accountants.

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A practical look at AI

By Dwayne Bragonier Today’s AI provides a millennial with a smartphone in Sierra Leone, and a millionaire in Toronto with equal access to all of the world’s information. Everywhere we look there is evidence that artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay. In fact, it is arguably one of the most influential technologies driving continued… Read More A practical look at AI

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The future of the professions

By Claire Scobie What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on professions such as accounting? For centuries doctors, accountants, lawyers,  teachers and architects have solved problems too complex for most of us. But today, the future of these professions are seriously in question as artificial intelligence, non-thinking machines and automated systems are poised to do… Read More The future of the professions

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2017: a year of abundance

By Dwayne Bragonier Thanks to the power of cloud computing, 2017 promises to bring huge breakthroughs in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Welcome to 2017, a time when things that were once impossible to imagine are becoming a reality, thanks to the power of cloud computing to eliminate physical barriers and increase access… Read More 2017: a year of abundance

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Grooming a digital generation

By James Kelly With the advent of Big Data, artificial intelligence and other innovations, the face of accounting is changing at a breathtaking pace. James Kelly looks at the future training needed to help prospective CPAs utilize new technology and take on an ever-evolving role. Early on in his career with Deloitte, Peter Koo was… Read More Grooming a digital generation

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I, Auditor

By James Kelly A growing trend towards the application of artificial intelligence in auditing is enabling auditors to automate tasks that have been conducted manually for years. James Kelly finds out how cognitive technology is evolving the audit process and how CPAs can take advantage. 8 March 2016 may go down in the annuals of… Read More I, Auditor