The Cloud is Here! Now, Where Is It?

By Mark Staut, Principal & Consultant Boomer Consulting, Inc.  Recently, I was working with an accounting firm that wanted help in assessing their technology roadmap. They’d been hearing about the benefits of the cloud for years but weren’t sure they were ready to take the leap. They knew there were some advantages, but couldn’t definitively […]

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Is IBM Watson Coming for Your Job?

By Jared Korver, CPA Assuming you don’t keep your head buried in the sand, you’ve almost certainly seen articles like these, or Facebook videos like these discussing the impact of automation on jobs that historically have been done by humans. This is nothing particularly new, this idea that robots and machines will come for us all, eventually. You know what is new? IBM WATSON AND H&R BLOCK […]

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How Financial Statement Audits Deliver Key Business Insights

This article first appeared in CGMA Magazine. For more articles, sign up for the weekly email update from CGMA Magazine at http://bit.ly/UZ07NC. By Ken Tysiac Financial statement audits are not just a compliance exercise, but also an opportunity to gain knowledge that can generate positive business results, according to a recent survey. In many cases, […]

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Students: Need work experience in your resume? Volunteer.

By Fernando Coreas When I was an undergraduate student, I spoke to multiple prospective employers and would always ask about what they look for in candidates. Well, work experience was mentioned numerous times. How would I get work experience if I can’t even get a job? You see where this is going. I decided that […]

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21 Songs to Motivate You for the Busy Season Homestretch

By AICPA Communications The end of March is here, which means that the end of busy season is just a few weeks away. Congratulations! You have accomplished a great deal so far. I know it is easy to get discouraged at this point. You are likely feeling sleep-deprived and stressed about your looming deadlines. How […]

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