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Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 05/13/2020

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Go Beyond Disruption

 "SHOW yourself! Otherwise it's like entering a meeting room pre-lockdown with a brown paper bag on your head." Sean Purcell is an award-winning trainer of finance staff. The Founding Partner of UK-based WiseUpNow shares tips to build better finance business partnerships, both internally and externally. He outlines ways to improve engagement, build trust, better understand colleagues and create opportunity in a post-lockdown environment. And he has something to say about webcams... Talking Points. These are some of the topics we discussed in this episode. What we USED to think...

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"Unlocking the true value of analysing the data; THAT'S where we're best positioned." Emily Chee (KPMG) and Maria Pollieri (Oracle, now retired) join our guest host Jim Gilbert (Jim Gilbert CPA) in this month's special 'Tech Advisory' edition of our podcast. They discuss CPA-relevant technologies in action, how to embrace innovation, and the 'win-win' opportunities offered to finance professionals by data analytics and associated new technologies. Power up your Data Analytics skills with our on May 19th, 2021. Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free...

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In the next five years the GIG pool is forecast to take on as much as 20% of the workload at most financial institutions. The rising prominence of the so-called 'gig' economy - and the increasing relevance of independent finance professionals (IFPs) - offers a fertile topic for this conversation. In the first of several podcasts about the 'gig' economy, we'll explore how the AICPA & CIMA will be supporting this growing sector with new resources and tools Talking Points.  What do we mean by "gig" economy? What does it imply for accountants and finance professionals? Who is...

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The disruption is the moment a client knocks on the door... (Your) answer CAN'T be "I don't know what to do!" Concluding this 3-part blockchain special, CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to returning guest Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA). They explore some of the most recent developments in blockchain and look ahead at what’s to come. Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. This 3-part mini-series explores some of the latest...

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"Globally, cryptocurrency transactions is a new booming area and a lot of countries are shifting their attention ... to capture that revenue" " CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to Amy Miller, Senior Manager for Tax Policy and Advocacy at AICPA & CIMA. They explore the most recent advancements in regulatory changes as it relates to cryptocurrency, and how new tax provisions impact accounting firms. Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. This 3-part mini-series...

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"Bitcoin is the 'Kleenex' of cryptocurrency - the one that people hear about on the news - but it's just a gateway." Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. We explore some of the latest advancements in this three-part series with leading subject matter experts.  Part 1 outlines the complexities and best practices of crypto asset management. In the run-up to our annual Blockchain Symposium, CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to Lukka CEO Robert Materazzi. ...

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"Now there's an ENFORCEABLE means to make sure that these suppliers are being assessed..." Guest-hosted by Steve Ursillo with Troy Fine and Matt Gilbert, this conversation is a good start to understanding CMMC, a complex and increasingly crucial component of top-level cybersecurity. It's especially crucial for companies needing to support compliance in the US Department of Defence environment, which we'll cover in this forthcoming Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own team or organisation. Boost your...

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"Things have never slowed down as much while CHANGE has never been so fast" Today, 23rd of March 2021, was the date one year ago that we in the UK went into the first Corona virus lockdown. That's why our show notes contain links to two compilations of our most downloaded episodes relating to how businesses - and the professionals who run them - are remaining resilient and relevant. The first playlist focuses on , the second on the . Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own team or organisation. Visit...

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"Women have accounted for nearly 56% of the workforce exits since the start of the pandemic... across all industries and all professions". This IWD2021, we look through new research about the challenges facing women in the profession today with Shelly Frazier, a Senior Manager for AICPA & CIMA's Diversity & Inclusion team. Shelly is also staff liaison for the AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee and will be appearing in the forthcoming (AICPA & CIMA member discount applies). Talking Points.  the effects of the pandemic that threaten the progress made by women,...

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"The key to a business's future is CREATIVITY, not coding". How does a business move beyond spreadsheets while still using data more effectively? What cloud-integrated, process-automation tools can be built without needing any knowledge of code? This week's perspectives come from the city of Surat in India, from where we're joined by Rachit Khator, Founder of Stackby.com. Stackby is a collaborative database platform that helps non-technical people create and customize their own software.  Talking Points.  What an API actually is. Ways a business could “unbundle” from...

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