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Stay up-to-date with the fast moving technology world by attending our webinars and events.
This resource centre provides a focal point for ICAEW members looking for support in managing cyber risks.
Keep up-to-date with tech issues and developments, including artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, big data, and cyber security.
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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.
Excel is critically important to the whole financial system. The opportunities to improve the productivity and reliability of so many business processes mean that it really is worth investing the intellectual effort in becoming proficient in the use of Excel.
LET was recently made Generally Available, followed by its sister function, LAMBDA, now released into the Office 365 Beta world. This function “completes” Excel and provides you with the ability to create your own reusable formulae.
In this General User post we’re revisiting and expanding on the topic of how to make the best possible view of your Excel workbook. Getting your view set up just right can do wonders for your workflow, so let’s dive in.
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.
In this issue: topical technology news from around the world; Fraud Advisory Panel reveals the COVID-19 tricks crooks use; the work to digitalise the EU; how IT has helped firms during the coronavirus crisis; and latest spreadsheet features.
Topical tech news roundup, advisory services, technology in audit, five Excel top tips, digital transformation and tech-driven contact tracing measures.
Topical tech news from around the world, increase your productivity, is broadband keeping society together, home is the new workspace, greener tech, and risk and assurance in emerging technologies.
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.
There are now eight different suites of Excel online training available as part of your membership subscription – this is a major benefit. Improve your Excel capabilities and minimise spreadsheet risk.
Tech Faculty webinars
There is a lot of hype about AI at the moment, but to what extent are accountants really making use of AI?
The Tech Faculty Lecture, this year examines the advantages, opportunities and challenges bought the advancement of artificial intelligence.
Technology is transforming audit.
In this publication launch, we will go through the key lessons of the report, discuss AI and automation as an example, and go over how to consider the risks and responses for other new tech.
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.
There is no doubt 2020 saw some significant changes to working methods and practices and all the signs are that this will continue into 2021.
A whole new way to view your financial information and interact with your money.
Exception reports are a favourite tool. It is all very well having reports but is the underlying data in those reports a) correct and b) complete?
Checklists are tools used to better organise your assignments and to verify, easily, your most important tasks. They are designed to reduce errors and ensure consistency and completeness.
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.