Making sure your digital systems are secure is at the heart of risk mitigation, and it’s a conversation that needs to be held at board level, says Peter Lannon.
24 July 2020: The world’s largest technology companies are making big moves to reduce their carbon emissions. ICAEW Tech Faculty’s Kirstin Gillon reviews the latest announcements and asks what other businesses can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) resulted in the rapid adoption of remote working, including remote auditing techniques. This extract from the Audit and Assurance Faculty Know-How guide 'Remote auditing in practice' focuses on remote team working, quality control and IT security.
As companies are increasingly looking to reduce their carbon footprint, they need to consider the impact of cloud computing on this.
IT governance and strategy
Factors to consider when choosing IT infrastructure and systems for your practice.
Jessica Pillow of Pillow May chartered accountants considers the different tools available for onboarding clients into your growing cloud practice, including examples with GoProposal and Practice Ignition.
All organisations that collect, store or process personal information on living and identifiable people must comply with the Data Protection Act 2018. Additional resources can be found on the GDPR (now the Data Protection Act 2018 in the UK).
Finance in a Digital World
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Article gives an overview of the ten years of Open Data in Government and how this is at the forefront of civil service transformation. It also mentions that significant economic benefits by enabling businesses and non-profit organisations to build innovative applications and websites using public data.
Article describes 'Industry 4.0'- the revolution in the companies do business which is occurring at a faster pace than any transformation in business history. This revolution is all about connectedness and will impact the roles of accounting and finance professionals.
Article discusses the rapid evolution of technology and its impact on the job of chief financial officers, impact of the advanced enterprise resource planning systems on the function of finance according to Davies, and the role of the CFO in the management of a company's technology investment.
Article looks at how COVID-19 is impacting businesses and how it's speeding up digital transformation
Guidance on IT management topics for SMEs. Covers the following areas: computer hardware; business software; the internt; communications; IT security; buy and manage IT; IT support; staff and IT training.
Government guidance on data protection, covering: recruiting staff; managing staff records; marketing products or services; monitoring staff at work and CCTV
The EBA Recommendations clarify the EU-wide supervisory expectations if institutions intend to adopt cloud computing, so as to allow them to leverage the benefits of using cloud services, while ensuring that any related risks are adequately identified and managed.
This document summarises the progress made by the government to deliver against the goals outlined in the 5G Strategy and the steps to be taken to ensure that the UK is a global leader in this area.
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