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Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Webcast

2020 CPA Technology Trends Update (X2-15146)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

Webcast


8.0 CPE Credits in SK

OVERVIEW

One of the biggest professional challenges for CPAs, CFOs, controllers and auditors today is keeping current with the rapid pace of information technology. This course explores the new and emerging technologies impacting the fields of accounting, finance, auditing and business in general.

DESIGNED FOR

Anyone who wants to get up to date on the impact of current technologies affecting business

BENEFITS

After attending this presentation you will be able to...
  • Recognize and be aware of the important technology trends that will impact you and your organization
  • Recall the important aspects of these technologies to prepare you to participate in discussions with your colleagues, clients, customers, IT staff and service providers
  • Select a strategy for how to integrate these technologies into your operations
  • Identify the emerging skills that will benefit you professionally

HIGHLIGHTS

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:

  • The current state of computer technologies such as server infrastructure, PCs, laptops, mobile devices, displays and more
  • Cloud based software update – financial, ERP, workflow and productivity apps
  • Emerging mega technologies at the core of “Industry 4.0” - what they are and potential applications
  • IoT (Internet of Things), big data, data analytics, KPI dashboards
  • Artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), Blockchain
  • Understanding the role of the Office 365 ecosystem in building a cloud-based digital office

COURSE LEVEL

Overview

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

John Higgins

John Higgins, CPA.CITP

CPA Crossings, LLC

John is the co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, established in 2001, which specializes in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services.

John delivers over 100 presentations annually on a wide range of accounting industry related technology topics including blockchain, big data, data analytics, cloud computing and all things Office 365.

Some of John’s key accomplishments include induction into the AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame and selection as a top 25 thought leader for the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor magazine from 2011 through 2019. John was a former national technology consulting partner with BDO, LLP and past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs. John also co-authored the book 10 Steps to a Digital Practice published by the AICPA.

PRICING

$189.00 - Member

$199.00 - Nonmember

$0.00 - Student Member

$0.00 - CPA Candidate Member

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