by Donny C. Shimamoto, Managing Director, Intraprise TechKnowlogies | January 29, 2018
The real value of accountants is our ability to help organizations and clients ensure the quality of the design of AI solutions, draw insights from AI-produced analyses to drive strategic advantage, and address the governance and internal control...
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Navigating Ethics in a Digital Age
by Narayanan Vaidyanathan, Head of Technology Insight, ACCA | October 18, 2017
Ethical behavior is a core attribute for professional accountants; technology may have an impact on the details one needs to understand to be ethical but it does not change the centrality of being ethical.
Could Disclosing Climate-related Financial Information Become the New Normal?
by Laura Leka , Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC | October 17, 2017
Climate change disclosures in corporate reports are common but the link to financial implications, both current and of the future, is still often missing in reporting.
The Case for SMEs to Consider Integrated Thinking and Reporting
by Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | October 17, 2017
The benefits and opportunities for SMEs to consider both integrated thinking and integrated reporting, including better understanding, management and communication.
How Does PEFA Stimulate Better Public Financial Management?
by Lewis Hawke, Head of PEFA Secretariat | October 10, 2017
The Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability program has become the global standard for PFM performance assessment and a template for developing diagnostic tools.
Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: Competition
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and Mats Olsson, IFAC SMP Committee Deputy Chair and Partner, Adrian & Partners AB | October 3, 2017
Information and best practice tips to help small- and medium-sized practices address competition challenges, one of the top global challenges per the IFAC Global SMP survey.
The Budget Transparency Toolkit: The 5 Key Entry Points to Budget Transparency
by Ronnie Downes, Deputy Head, Budgeting & Public Expenditures, OECD | September 26, 2017
The OECD’s new Budget Transparency Toolkit serves as a guide to navigating the various standards on budget transparency, and as an aid to orientation and action within this busy landscape.