Getting to grips with the General Data Protection Regulation
This guide is designed to help alleviate some of the fears that lie behind the inertia on data analytics. There is information about how to get started using the resources you already have or to find out about others, and case studies to show how using data analytics has helped some practices already.
Find out why Brexit could impact data protection and how you can prepare. Updated January 2020.
Data analytics and big data
Writing for the Financial Services Faculty, journalist Pippa Stephens looks at how privacy changes could affect credit scores and lending decisions for consumers and business.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being used in corporate decision-making, investment and M&A. Last year, the faculty’s Shaun Beaney and Rosanna Woods of Drooms co-authored the AI in Corporate Advisory research report. This was followed in May by an evidence meeting held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG-AI), hosted remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic
27 August 2020: ICAEW have teamed up with leading finance educational course provider Kaplan to launch a Data Analytics Certificate. The certificate will be launched in November 2020.
27 August: Kaplan’s head of learning Stuart Pedley-Smith is an accountant and trainer. Here, he shares his views about how professional bodies and training providers could make lifelong learning work.
Data protection and privacy
A guide to the current position on transferring personal data to the US following the Schrems II judgement.
The latest updates on Data Protection.
Update July 2020.
Some of the questions and issues facing data controllers now, with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic and data protection rules, are answered by the Business Law Department.
This week we are concluding our three-part series examining different methods for building an audit sampling template with a Developer level post, working on solving the problem with VBA code.
This week, we have a Creator level post in which we’re taking a second look at a handy function for data analysis, FREQUENCY. This was first covered back in TOTW #183.
A Creator-level post in which we kick off a new mini-series. In this mini-series we will be showing how you can build a template to do audit sampling in three different ways - with traditional Excel formulas, with VBA macros, and today's topic - how to build the template with the new dynamic arrays available in Excel for Microsoft 365.
Finance in a Digital World
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