A reader’s skeptical comment on the second of this series -- Part I and Part II -- on the ominous messages for the accounting profession in Martin Ford’s prize-winning book of last year, Rise of the Robots was that,
“The ‘smarter’ machines get, the more and more jobs they’ll replace. Including mine. And yours.”
Does your external hard drive or cloud storage easily transform into the digital equivalent to a garage full of junk?
The sky is falling. Or, should I say, the cloud? No, I’m not Chicken Little. You might want to pay attention to this one…
Auditors -- especially seasoned IT auditors -- are familiar with the scene of sitting with a nervous backup and recovery analyst once a year for a walkthrough. If you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing it, here’s the drill:
As a firm owner my biggest fear is getting left behind. Well, that and running into the three worst days a business owner will face.
Today in good-luck-explaining-that news, the New York Post reports that an EY tax advisor shared a USB drive "that was supposed to contain client records" but included something else:
As auditing changes, naturally, so will the auditors. Technology drives a lot of this change so it stands to reason that people who understand and build technology will become the new auditors.
A couple weeks ago, Megan said, “It's Time for Accountants to Ditch Dual Monitors” which I read on one of my three screens.