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ICAEW’s Excel Community has worked with a broad swathe of modelling organisations and experts, taking a half dozen methodologies and paring down to the commonly held, widely accepted beliefs about what constitutes good modelling.
This thought leadership report delves into the ethics of new technology and the seismic developments currently taking place in AI and algorithms, which are both exciting and morally concerning.
For details of what this project is all about and how to develop your own version, please look at the Excel archive file article listed below:
With the introduction of many new chart types in Excel 2016 and later versions, Excel now has over a dozen main charts with lots of sub-types available. Good as Excel's charting capabilities might be, using Power BI to present the data from your Excel workbook opens up a whole new set of possibilities
Answers to questions asked during the recent webinar, The Top 10 Excel Formulas
In this issue: climate change and technology; successful accounting systems; keeping ahead of HMRC deadlines; fourth industrial revolution; protection from cyber attacks, the dark web; COVId-19 passports; and Excel Tips.
In this issue: Operational efficiency; topical tech news from around the world; agility is gaining popularity; surveillance of employees; big tech regulation; lessons from the FRC's consultation; pursuit of ethical AI; app stacks; and flaws in tech.
In this issue: Tech implications in the wake of the pandemic, holistic approach to tech, digital currency, future of remote auditing, forecasting, Python, and spreadsheet automation.
In this issue: Christmas gift ideas; tech news from around the world; accountants should embrace the world of AI; AI and the future of accountancy; common data modelling, cyber security; finance automation, and Excel tips.
Read the latest articles. Includes advice and guidance and top tips to improve your Excel efficiency and minimise spreadsheet risk.
The Excel Community provides a 'one-stop shop' for accountants who want to use Excel.
Archive of webinar recordings. Includes financial modelling, PivotTables, Power Query, Excel Tip of the Week Live and many more.
We now offer a new and improved range of Excel online training which is available as part of your Excel Community membership subscription – this is a major benefit. Track your progress and improve your Excel capabilities and minimise spreadsheet risk.
Tech Faculty webinars
Demystifying data. Before organisations can gain any value from data it is critical to have a clear data strategy that ties into an organisation's overall strategy.
While many people are keen to return to the office after a year of home working, most employees want the option to work part of the week remotely.
We are all familiar with Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Word but Microsoft 365 subscribers get access to many other apps which most don’t know exist.
There is a lot of hype about AI at the moment, but to what extent are accountants really making use of AI?
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Tech Essentials resources
Robotic process automation (RPA) can save organisations' time, with tasks performed with higher speed and accuracy, as well as removing the risk of human error. However, it is not suitable for all processes and, in some cases, could act as a sticking plaster for a system that needs to be re-engineered.
There has never been a more exciting time to explore the transformative potential of technology in relation to audit. Tech advances are helping to improve the performance of audit, making it more insightful and informing better conversations in audit teams and with clients.
This guidance will help to shape your thinking on what is possible with add-ons; formulate and clarify firm (and client) expectations; recognise limitations and set boundaries; identify potential benefits and hurdles.
It is often said that data is the new oil – the raw material that drives industry in so many ways. Like all resources, data needs to be used wisely and protected. This guide looks at protecting data when using outsourced services.
Digital transformation can mean different things to different people; it is a catchall term describing the implementation of new technologies and processes to improve business operations.
Payroll software is very simple (theoretically) - put in the information and it works out everything for you and arrives at the net pay and how much to pay HMRC in relation to the deductions and employers NI etc. If only…..!!!
When things work as they should, IT is a real boon. However, when it goes awry, so much time can be wasted trying to sort it.
Whether it is accounts preparation, tax planning or compliance, payroll functions or, indeed, any other aspect of the busy professional office, how do you ensure all angles are covered?
Tech Talk videos
Join Artificial Intelligence expert Professor Moshe Vardi on 30 June for this live-streamed event to discuss the growth of AI and its impact on the accounting profession.
Join Mark Taylor and David Lyford-Smith of ICAEW, and Aynsley Damery of the Clarity Project, for the second in our series of IT Faculty ‘Tech Talks’, this time on the subject of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and how these will affect the future of the accountancy profession.
A short film about cyber threats and how to mitigate the risk
Join Mark Taylor and Kirstin Gillon of ICAEW, and Anthony Sayce FCA of EY, for the fourth in our series of Tech Faculty ‘Tech Talks’, this time on the subject of data and the opportunities it presents for practice and business.