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Artificial intelligence

Discover more about the impact of artificial intelligence and the opportunities it presents for the accountancy profession.

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Getting started with RPA - pilot projects

Alison Spottiswoode and Tim Grassam, from RPA software provider Blue Prism, offer practical insights into how to set up and run pilot robotic process automation projects in your organisation, drawing on the firm's 10 years of experience.

Digital transformation: mega trends in the accountancy profession

In this webinar, Bernard Marr provides an overview to open your eyes to the scale of the change that big data, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things will bring as well as the opportunities and challenges that come with it.

Finance in a digital world

Finance in a Digital World

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Forensic accounting and the use of Artificial Intelligence

Article looks at the significance of AI for forensic accountants - allowing them to access unstructured evidence and the sheer volume of data that manual methods of data management and analysis could not cope with.

Firm leaders look to technology to drive future change

The article focuses on the role of technology in bringing change to the delivery of accounting and consulting services. Topics discussed include technologies include blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotic automation, digital services include cyber-security, IT advisory services, and data analytics services, and increasing the competence and skill of professionals.

Where next for AI? Business use cases

This article gives insights from Chief Information officers (CIOs) on artificial intelligence and how they are planning to take advantage of it to benefit their businesses

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Useful links

AI and corporate reporting: how does it measure up?

Report from the FRC's Financial Reporting Lab which covers background on Artificial Intelligence (AI), what it is and how it has developed and some of the potential use cases that AI has for corporate reporting. Some actions for all those involved in corporate reporting are given as recommendations.

Deloitte Robotics Annual Survey

Each year Deloitte publishes its Global Robotics Survey where it asks businesses around the world about their awareness and implementation of RPA.

AI in the UK: ready, willing and able

House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence report of session 2017-19 whose 'recommendations are designed to support the Government and the UK in realising the potential of AI for our society and our economy, and to protect society from potential threats and risks'.

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