by Muhammad Azizul Islam, PhD (RMIT), CPA (Australia), CA (CA ANZ) Associate Professor & Team Leader of Accounting for Social and Environmental Sustainability Research Group, School of Accountancy, QUT, Brisbane, Australia | February 10, 2017
The accounting profession will face significant changes in the next three decades, and professional organizations, their members, and educational institutions should respond.
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Where Are We Heading? CPA.com Reflects on the Eve of Digital CPA 2016
by Erik Asgeirsson, President and CEO,CPA.com | November 29, 2016
CPAcom has played a formative role in the technological revolution for the accountancy profession.
The Accounting Profession & Support for Academic Research
by Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) | November 29, 2016
The entire accountancy profession, including auditors, benefit from academic research on a day-to-day basis.
Technology Provides New Intelligence Services for Businesses
by Marjella Alma, CEO & Co-Founder, eRevalue | November 29, 2016
Technology allows companies to provide state-of-the-art information on important topics, such as cybersecurity, regulation, and the impacts of society on your business.
Understanding the Accountant’s Role in Corporate Governance
by Marc Palker, Principal at MPP Associates and IMA Chair, Global Board of Directors | November 29, 2016
In recent years, accountants have become more critical to corporate governance processes.
The Accountancy Profession: Fighting Fraud and Corruption
by Olivia Kirtley, Past President, IFAC | November 29, 2016
Following the World Congress of Accountants 2014, His Holiness Pope Francis addressed the accountancy profession on being a positive force in the fight against fraud and corruption. As my IFAC presidency came to a close, I wrote to His
Research Insights—Auditor Professional Skepticism Part II: Mindset, Prompts, and Environmental and Contextual Factors
by Joseph F. Brazel, Professor of Accounting and University Faculty Scholar, North Carolina State University and Tammie Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Missouri, Kansas City | November 28, 2016
This three-part series summarizes academic research in the area of auditor professional skepticism and identifies key observations in the areas of incentives, time, mindset, environmental and contextual factors, and personality traits.
Accountants Are Going to Save the World
by Berry Wammes, Executive Director, Royal Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants | November 15, 2016
During a storm in the Pacific Ocean in 1992, a sea container with 28,800 rubber ducks fell overboard from ship travelling from China to the US. The toys were carried by winds and ocean currents, and eventually washed up on shores in North America...