Alibaba’s customer-to-business model shows how to use the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to respond to customers’ desires. A book by the company’s chief strategy officer, Ming Zeng, charts Alibaba’s innovative use of technology.
A prestigious company and a great boss - sounds like an ideal career move. But what if you can't have both? Is it worth working for a respected organisation if you have a lousy leader?
Cynthia Lahiff CPA and Cameron Hill ASA combine complementary skills to effectively manage the financial and customer service demands of a large government department. This is their "my boss and me" story.
When you need to bring in extra staff, how do you create a smooth transition for temporary workers and your existing team? Turns out, you can probably be doing more with more. Here's how.
CFOs are the finance bridge between the operations, CEO and board of their organisation. They need analytical skills to discover information and interpret what it means plus social skills to work with stakeholders so the organisation benefits from their insights.
Yes, you can find work that is fulfilling and inspiring, but rethinking your approach is sometimes the best way to get there. The speakers in these 10 inspiring TED Talks share their thoughts on how to have a great career.
Karen Stocks FCPA is at the heart of debates about what information consumers want, where the internet is headed and how machine learning will transform data analysis.
With another year comes another set of business challenges. What does 2019 have in store for global business? Three experts share their predictions.
All work and no play make Jack, Jane and everyone in-between not only dull, but unproductive. Here’s why staff engagement is critical to the success of your smaller accounting firm.
Artificial intelligence, data analytics and automation: technology is transforming our lives and we need to remain human and bring our experience to understand the information and explain how to respond. This was the message of CPA Congress 2018.
A more culturally and demographically diverse workforce drives an organisation to be more relevant, innovative and ultimately more profitable, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard.
Is the tide turning on open-plan offices? New research has found that they can be counterproductive when workplace collaboration is needed.
For Ayesha Khanna, artificial intelligence must be an aide to humanity, not a destroyer of it. Ahead of her appearance at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), Khanna speaks to CPA Australia about AI, accounting and putting humans first.
Christy Chiu FCPA is using her financial and cultural knowledge to support the growth of a private university that is producing outstanding medical and healhcare professionals in Malaysia.
Parental lessons about the importance of independence, morals and committing to a good cause have helped Anna Tantau CPA succeed as an accountant and social justice advocate.
How can you make the shift from spending three-quarters of the day sitting to a more dynamic way of working? Researchers and workplace practitioners are standing up for standing.
Dr Bronwyn Rossingh FCPA has enjoyed an adventure-filled career, free from the status quo.
The rapid rise of the digital economy has raised a critical question for governments: how to devise a taxation regime that provides revenue without reducing the benefits that come from digitalisation.
Creativity has always been at the heart of human endeavours but in a time when information overload has become our daily reality, it can be hard to find the headspace for creative solutions. Sir Ken Robinson, appearing at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), explains how companies – and the individuals that comprise them – can cultivate the traits of imagination and creativity that lead to innovation.
It’s easy to emerge from a long meeting wondering why you were there and whether anything was achieved. Everyone complains about attending meetings, but there are ways to cut the time you spend in them.