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Developing finance talent by putting people first.

Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 07/01/2020

Cybersecurity Advisory. Vendor Risk Management show art Cybersecurity Advisory. Vendor Risk Management

Go Beyond Disruption

" You might get your own people up and running, but do you have a vendor that's NOT going to be available?" (132) You're prepared, but what happens if your business-critical vendor isn't? hosts this month's Cyber Security Advisory discussion. With panellists of Ruben Brown and of WipFli, they explore vendor risk management, and suggest three key action items which your teams can begin working on immediately. Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in this episode. Best practices for security and supply chains. Vendor due diligence, What that actually means in...

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"We've combined three years of cybersecurity conversations, 20 episodes to choose from, all via just ONE link". (131). Because it's Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020, we've put together a special playlist of 20 cybersecurity-focused episodes. Find them by clicking on this link: 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. Browse your dedicated cybersecurity episode playlist at Find technology and cybersecurity resources for CPAs at Discover how Cybersecurity Month is being marked...

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"This is a very significant step for the profession; it's a LEADERSHIP step." (130). What's the security value of a name? CPA.com CEO Erik Asgeirsson outlines the many security and branding benefits of a new top-level domain for the finance and accounting profession. Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in this episode. what a top-level domain is. why it's been developed. who'd find it useful. the benefits to members of the accounting and finance profession. its cybersecurity value, especially in assurance, credibility and verifiability. Our Guest. Erik...

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Cybersecurity Month. Securing the Shadows of IT. show art Cybersecurity Month. Securing the Shadows of IT.

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"You do have to be equipped to ask enough of the RIGHT questions." (129). October is Cybersecurity Month in the EU and the USA, so all month we'll be sharing episodes about IT risks, threat-mitigation and security strategies. The founder and CEO of NMGI, our guest Randy Johnston is recognised as a Top 25 thought-leader in accounting and technology. Hosted by Kacee Johnson, Strategic Advisor at CPA.com (the business and technology arm of the AICPA), this conversation with Randy introduces the concept of 'shadow IT'.  Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in...

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"We focus a lot on the convenience and mobility of the medium... THAT is a really interesting value proposition." (128). On International Podcast Day - September 30th - we're joined from Canada by Michael Kravshik. The CEO tells us about the podcast-inspired startup he founded to help CPAs turn podcast-listening into learning-credits.  Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in this episode. an overview of the Canadian accounting community the power of podcasting and audio content for CPAs. what’s happening with the medium around the world   ways a...

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"It's very important to get your PATIENTS involved in understanding what good security-stewardship means." (127). In the fourth of our Cybersecurity Advisory series, a panel of experts explores the economic and technological challenges facing the health care industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Host of Baker Tilly is joined by , , and of Eisner Amper. Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in this episode. How the pandemic has impacted on the economics of the healthcare industry and their use of technology. What the long term implications may be....

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" This is a great time to make a list of top-of-mind PEOPLE who you haven't spoken to in a while." (126). Returning guest is a leadership trainer, speaker and author who works with corporate women, primarily in the legal, accounting, technology, and professional services fields. Speaking from Denver, USA, she tells the AICPA's Scott Kellam why it's so important to 'reset' the way we work. They discuss ways to rekindle work productivity and suggest how to stay in touch - and in sync - with colleagues. RESOURCES. Find out more about Julie at Julie will be speaking at a event this November...

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"There are lessons that we ALL can learn from this fairy tale". (125). (CPA, CGMA, CMA, MBA) is a finance professional, author, and an international leadership and management trainer who brings a unique perspective to our conversation. We discuss what the keys to leadership are, and how we can find them by using the story of  The Wizard of Oz. RESOURCES. Find out more about Lynn Fountain on her website at .  Read her blog post "" Rediscover the story of Get free pandemic-related guidance from our coronavirus online resource centres for the global and communities. SHARE WITH...

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"Getting newer and younger existing staff...ENGAGED ...is never more important than it is today." (124). CPA.com's Steve Menges returns to conclude our two-part exploration of how CPA practices can virtualise their operations.  He shares practical examples to help others choose their own paths to business-virtualisation. OUR GUEST Steven Menges is a CPA.com strategic advisor supporting the product team for audit and assurance (A&A) Cloud-based solutions. He is a tech evangelist and a business-growth expert who also leads the AICPA's "Modernising Your Practice" initiative. Connect...

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"We're seeing more stories now where information is being compromised - when it should NOT be - in this new work from home environment." (123). In the third episode of our monthly Cybersecurity Advisory series, host , CPA, CITP, CGMA is joined by  of Rubin Brown LLP and of Wipfli LLP.  In an ever-changing data environment, they explore the shift in focus for Boards of Directors (BoDs) to business continuity, security and risk management.  Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own...

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"Ultimately, we ALL have a role in making people grow and be successful."

(116) Barry Payne is Director of External Relations for Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA). In this audio version of his recent pre-ENGAGE 2020 conference webinar, he explores how to develop the finance talent in an organisation by putting people first.

OUR GUEST

Barry Payne is Director - External Relations, Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. Connect with him on LinkedIn or email him directly at Barry.Payne@aicpa-cima.com.

RESOURCES.

  • Use the CGMA Competency Framework to help guide a structured conversation on learning with your staff our your manager and build a learning plan of your own.
  • Programs such as the CGMA Finance Leadership Program enable the development of critical competencies. The program’s online, personalised learning experience helps finance professionals to develop the necessary digital, technical, business, leadership, and people skills.

The Association (AICPA & CIMA) offers several resources to help finance and accounting professionals grow their data analysis skills. These include:

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