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Chartech: May/June 2020

In this edition: 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.

Cover story: Change for a greener accounting and IT world is on the horizon
Until COVID-19 forced us to immediately alter the way we live, opportunities to be greener were always on tomorrow’s agenda. 

Byte size: tech news roundup
A new report from EY highlights household attitudes and habits towards technology; new warnings for scams related to COVID-19; and gamers are participating in an economy powered by turnips.

Working from home in the age of the COVID-19
As work moves home, Lesley Meall finds out what’s working (and what’s not) in the new-look office life under lockdown from COVID-19.

The digital disruption of COVID-19
How COVID-19 has affected accounting practices, and the subsequent importance of doing things digitally.

Tales of the unexpected
Advanced technologies are revolutionising accounting and business, but unintended consequences have arisen when replacing humans with algorithms.

Excel tips: working hard or hardly working?
This month, Simon Hurst explores ways of increasing your productivity in Microsoft Excel.

Staying together is a net gain during this pandemic
In these trying times, broadband has become an unexpected hero by keeping society together, says Leo Waldock.
Chartech May/June 2020

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