Digital Disruption / Insight

July 19, 2020
New tech

New Tech for a New World

This article first appeared in the July/August issue of CA magazine: https://www.camagazine.co.uk/july2020#!cover With each passing year, the skills powering the technology and finance sectors become ever-more closely aligned. Nick Huber speaks to four CAs who have seamlessly made the transition and are now taking the tech sector by storm. These […]
June 21, 2020

Why Named Ranges Are A Necessary Nuisance in Excel

When you get to the world of advanced financial modelling, you can find very strongly held views on big topics. Emotions run so high you start to understand why most financial modelling standards have been written by one person.
June 21, 2020

Managing Cyber Risk with Smart Cyber

In the digital age, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are starting to have the same kind of game-changing impact that factories and assembly lines had on manufacturing at the dawn of the industrial age, dramatically improving efficiency and enabling new products, services, and business models that simply were not possible before.
June 21, 2020

Don’s Column: Will Robots Take Over The Accountant’s Job?

A few years ago, a website was launched that claimed to rank various professions according to their likelihood of automation.
April 8, 2020

ARTICLE: 7 critical tips for leading teams from home

The global jump to working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic will test leadership, communication skills and empathy. The world is beginning the largest teleworking experiment in history, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. So how can you make the new normal of toiling from home work for you and your […]
April 8, 2020
Tech Considerations for home work

ARTICLE: COVID-19: tech considerations around home working

This guide has been prepared by the ICAEW Tech Faculty. Recognised internationally for its thought leadership, the Faculty is responsible for ICAEW policy on issues relating to technology and the digital economy. The Faculty draws on expertise from the accountancy profession, the technology industry and other interested parties to respond […]
April 8, 2020

How Institutes are harnessing webinars to continue their CPD offering during the COVID crisis

March 12, 2020
Digitalisation in Accountancy Practices

Digitalisation in Accountancy Practices

Jeremy Clarke, ICAS Assistant Director, Practice, talks to The CA about traditional ways of working, embracing new technology – and why you can still have the best of both worlds.
October 7, 2019

The Governance Framework for AI

If you think artificial intelligence or AI belongs in futuristic movies and science fiction novels, you might want to think again. You would be surprised to know that AI is involved in helping you complete a myriad of tasks, such as filing your income tax on the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) portal.
June 25, 2019

Chartered Accountants can play a role in balancing technology and trust in an A.I. powered world

Accountants can play a valuable role to ensure broad public trust in technologies like artificial intelligence. At the same time, accountants also need to upskill to stave off the threat of automation replacing the process-driven parts of their jobs.