SMPs face many challenges, from competition and regulatory changes to digital technology advances and staffing issues—Global research from the Edinburgh Group suggests how SMPs and their professional accountancy organizations can respond for a...
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Technology and the Profession–A Guide to ICAEW’s Work
by David Lyford-Smith, Technical Manager, IT & The Profession, IT Faculty, ICAEW | April 15, 2019
The key theme of ICAEW's recent work is the “ABCD” of technologies which identify top priorities for the accounting profession – namely, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity, and data.
From Algorithms to Deep Learning, What You Need to Know About AI
by Yasmine Hakimpour, CPA, CA, Principal, Audit & Assurance, Research, Guidance & Support Group, CPA Canada | April 12, 2019
An introduction to artificial intelligence including big data, machine learning and robotic process automation.
Examining Automation in Audit
by Abigail Zhang, PhD Candidate, Accounting Information Systems, Rutgers Business School, Andrea M. Rozario, CPA, CPA, PhD Candidate, Accounting Information Systems, Rutgers University and Dr. Miklos A. Vasarhelyi, Ph.D, KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems and Director of the Rutgers Accounting Research Center & Continuous Auditing and Reporting Laboratory, Rutgers University | April 1, 2019
Research explores the automation in audit through robotic process automation in two case studies covering risk assessment and tests of details, Intelligent Process Automation and the potential impact of both on audit quality and the future skills...
How ‘Integrated Reporting’ Is Helping Find the Answers to Business Challenges in the New Era–and How the International Integrated Reporting Council Is Here to Help
by Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council | March 28, 2019
As the IIRC publishes answers to the most frequently asked questions on integrated reporting, its CEO, Richard Howitt, discusses why the time is right to adopt integrated reporting.
For Economic Growth, the World Needs Accountants
by Dag Detter, Managing Partner & Founder, Detter & Co. | March 26, 2019
If “public wealth” was properly measured, managed and better understood, society as a whole would benefit—but this requires modern accounting in the public sector and professional accountants to help build robust public finances.
Examining International Perspectives on Digitalization of Tax
by David Lyford-Smith, Technical Manager, IT & The Profession, IT Faculty, ICAEW and Ian Young, Technical Manager, International Tax, ICAEW | March 18, 2019
ICAEW synthesizes a holistic review of the processes of digitalization, taking into account the needs of various stakeholders, whether they be taxpayers individual or corporate, the government, tax professionals, or even software vendors.
IFAC Webinar: Raising Awareness on the 2018 Code of Ethics
by IFAC PAO Development Committee & The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants | March 18, 2019
Professional accountancy organizations have the opportunity to ensure stakeholders and the public truly understand the importance of this foundation and the profession’s value, especially in light of upcoming changes from the International Ethics...