By Shaaheen Tar-Mahomed We are seeing rapid digitisation of our society and our lives, where everything creates data. More data was produced in 2017 than in the previous 5,000 years of humanity. New and disruptive technologies are emerging at a rapid pace. Blockchain, the cloud, robotic process automation (RPA), digital labour, machine learning, deep learning,… Read More New technologies set to power an audit
By Andrea Murad Is Blockchain ready for large-scale implementation within financial services? We explore the missing links that need to be forged for success. Blockchain is being adopted across a multitude of business sectors, such as delivering supply chain processes, but the platforms are evolving at great speed. “Like anything new, it takes some time… Read More Blockchain’s missing link
Details on the potential of blockchain, its implications for auditors, how the accountancy profession can lead and what skills are necessary for the future.
By Liana Cafolla New regulatory oversight and advances in insurance technology are rapidly changing the way Hong Kong-based insurers sell insurance, assess risk and detect fraud. Liana Cafolla reports. For centuries, the insurance industry was a heaving, slow-moving behemoth best known for its archaic processes heavy on paperwork and small print and light on innovation and ease of… Read More The rise of InsurTech
Data gathering and accounting’s role in it continues to change. A thought leader explores the opportunities. By Aubrey Joachim, FCMA, CGMA Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotisation will affect many elements of the human endeavour. That includes the way humans interact, how work is done, and what work need not be done by humans. These advancements… Read More Big data, analytics, AI, and the finance professional
Firms, such as the Big Four, are playing an active role in the global adoption of blockchain. Jemelyn Yadao finds out how they are exploring this nascent technology and asks, will it really disrupt the profession? By Jemelyn Yadao Many believe that we are in the midst of the biggest revolution since the invention of the Internet.… Read More Making sense of blockchain