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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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I robot, CPA

By Yan Barcelo In this age of light-speed tech change, how far are we from the day when accounting software or an automated system will perform all the work accountants do today? March 19, 2016: in a spare room in Seoul, Lee Sedol, world champion of Go, an abstract board game invented in China 4,000… Read More I robot, CPA

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Think small

By Aaron Watson Big data, lies and statistics – how can we be sure we are dealing with truth? One of the masterminds behind LEGO’s rejuvenation shares his insights. The whole world has gone too far on big data, believing that it gives you answers to everything about consumers, says Danish business consultant Martin Lindstrom. “We… Read More Think small

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The next frontier in data analytics

By Norbert Tschakert, CPA/CFF/CITP, Ph.D.; Julia Kokina, CPA, Ph.D.; Stephen Kozlowski, CPA, CGMA, Ph.D.; and Miklos Vasarhelyi, Ph.D. Why CPAs and organizations need to learn to use advanced technology to predict and achieve outcomes. As technology continues to evolve, it promotes changes to business models and surprises those who are unprepared. Businesses change their strategies… Read More The next frontier in data analytics