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Evaluating Technology to Drive Firm Efficiency
I have long embraced the latest and greatest technology tools and viewed them as the way to make our lives easier and give us more freedom. So, having this belief from the onset of my firm’s existence clarified that my firm would be tech forward...
AI, applied: Lessons from 2020
The year of coronavirus will go down in history not just as a time of plague, but also of crisis-driven tech adoption. Mass migration online drove the adoption of cloud-enabled technologies, and AI was one of them. As businesses embrace AI,...
AI, applied: What to expect from AI 2.0
Artificial intelligence is in its glory days now, with its promised applications being realized in a range of service areas for accountants. But AI is for more than just automating processes and creating efficiencies — now is the time for firms...
Rolling out finance automation with the right priorities
In moving traditional finance and accounting (F&A) departments towards finance business partnering, automation becomes a key criterion. Without freeing up employee hours from routine tasks, F&A would be “trapped” producing routine reports most of...
Finance Bots: Overcoming the Hesitation
Many finance and accounting teams, under immense pressure and facing resourcing challenges stemming from the pandemic, are turning to automation for answers. The automation space, which grew at a compound annual growth rate of 30% from 2017...
Legislative Leaders Embracing Technology As Pandemic Drags Into 2021 Session
Connecticut legislative leaders are exploring plans to conduct an outdoor swearing-in ceremony next month in what could be the first of many accommodations made in the coming session as a result of the ongoing pandemic. If January weather...
COVID-19: The perfect storm for digital acceleration
The need to adapt is at an all-time high. Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, 92% of companies thought their business models would need to change in response to rapid digitisation. Digitisation has also affected businesses’ longevity....
How to professionally decline an unecessary Zoom meeting
December means a lot of things—the holidays, end-of-year wrap-ups, and, this year: intense Zoom fatigue. After almost nine months of meetings, happy hours, and even conferences, you’re not alone if you’re dreading another packed day of...
IRS expanding IP PIN opt-in program to all taxpayers
The Internal Revenue Service is expanding its Identity Protection PIN opt-in program nationwide starting in January. The IP PIN is a six-digit number that is assigned by the IRS to eligible taxpayers to help safeguard their Social Security...
New report highlights digital transformation during COVID-19 and beyond
Just as CPAs have turned to digital solutions to help their firms and clients navigate COVID-19, accountants and finance professionals across the United States and around the world also are exploring technology options to help companies revamp...

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  Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable: How to Leverage the Software You Already Have to Manage Client Relations - 2/18/2021 -
ZOOM MEETING: Please pre-register. Access instructions for Zoom will be sent the day before the call.The main discussion for this meeting will be leveraging the software you have to manage client relations. Do you feel like there's more your...
LIVESTREAM - CTCPA Annual Meeting - 5/10/2021 -
Join us for our second virtual CTCPA Annual Meeting! In accordance with our bylaws, we must have at least 50 members online with us, but the more the merrier! This year's meeting will once again be free for all members to allow anyone and...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 6/8/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on June 8 & 9. Please note that when you register for this conference you are automatically registering for both days. This CTCPA conference...
LIVESTREAM - Technology Conference - 6/16/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on June 16 & 17. Please note that when you register for this conference you are automatically registering for both days. This new CTCPA-built...

 

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