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New technologies set to power an audit

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.[1] 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

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Embracing the Automated Audit

By Miklos A. Vasarhelyi, Ph.D., J. Donald Warren Jr., Ph.D., Ryan A. Teeter, Ph.D. And William R. Titera, CPA How the Audit Data Standards and audit tools can enhance auditor judgement and assurance. Big Data demands and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are now commonplace in the business environment and not restricted to larger audit engagements. Auditors… Read More Embracing the Automated Audit