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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.
Hello all and welcome back to the Excel Tip of the Week. This week we have a Creator level post in which we’re taking a deeper dive into the INDEX function, covering some of its lesser-known qualities, and examining how to use these for some common Excel tasks
Hello all and welcome back to the Excel Tip of the Week! This week, we have a Creator level post in which we’re looking at how to remove rows and/or columns from data imported into Power Query – either manually or automatically.
For some time now, there has been a steady stream of reports and publications which discuss the impact of changes in technology on skills required in the workplace and identify a “digital skills gap” in some form.
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.
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.
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
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?
The Tech Faculty Lecture, this year examines the advantages, opportunities and challenges bought the advancement of artificial intelligence.
Technology is transforming audit.
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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.
Good old analogue telephone systems have been in place for many years in a two-office practice. This has not been without its challenges over that time.
Information silos occur when different individuals or groups generate or record new data, but don’t integrate or share that information so that other parts of the business can view or use them.
Let’s start with HMRC. A VAT aspect investigation was started, and various information was requested be supplied.
I have lost count of the number of times recently that I have had to send emails with screenshots asking people to ensure they tick the appropriate boxes.
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.