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|Global Knowledge Gateway||
After 600 years of a two-ledger bookkeeping practice and 30 years of Excel spreadsheets, businesses are moving quickly toward the use of automation to account for daily transactions. This seismic shift will not only impact the way business operates, but also the day-to-day role of accountants. See the full overview.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | June 15, 2015
What does the emergence of artificial intelligence mean for professional accountants and the profession?
There are 97 articles
Blockchain Adoption and Absolute ImmutabilityData added to a blockchain stays on a blockchain. But what happens in those few instances where reversing or updating a transaction is insufficient because the data cannot or should not remain visible in the data history?
by Donny C. Shimamoto, Managing Director, Intraprise TechKnowlogies | October 22, 2018
IFAC TAG Webinar on Data AnalyticsData is at the heart of digital transformation—IFAC’s webinar provides a wide range of insights on how data analytics is being applied in business and the accountancy profession and the skills and competencies needed by professional accountants.
by IFAC Technology Advisory Group | October 18, 2018
Robotique et intelligence artificielleChristophe Radepont, Partner, Finance Transformation & Outsourcing at Grant Thornton France shares his insights on how robotics and artificial intelligence are being utilized in the accountancy profession to optimize processes, improve quality...
by Christophe Radepont, Partner, Finance Transformation & Outsourcing, Grant Thornton France | October 1, 2018
News and Resources
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ICAEW and ISCA Launch Research Report on Fintech Innovation
ICAEW, ISCA - November 6, 2018
MIA Digital Technology Blueprint to Prepare Malaysian Accountants for Digital Economy
Malaysian Institute of Accountants - October 29, 2018
New Global SMP Survey Reveals Keys to Growth for Small Accounting Firms
IFAC - October 23, 2018
What CPAs Should Know about Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning
Journal of Accountancy - October 22, 2018
Technically, Your Planning Practice Could Be Better
AICPA Insights - October 22, 2018
Upcoming Event: Governance and Fighting Fraud and Financial Crime in the Digital Era
Accountancy Europe - October 10, 2018
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