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Whaling scams are often hard to detect because the emails usually do not have an attachment or URL link.

6 tips to foil a whaling scam


9 brilliant business ideas for 2019


A robot is demonstrated during the Japan Robot Week 2018. Data analytics and technologies such as the cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) are creating new or improved roles.

Technology, talent lead 2019 trends for accountants in the Asia-Pacific


One of the greatest challenges of having a business based on a subscription model is figuring out exactly what the business is worth.

What you need to know about subscription business models


'Customers can design their own sports shoes at Nike's four-story flagship store in Shanghai.

Tested in China: why the country is now the world's retail lab


Great apps for business travel include WhatsApp, XE Currency, Duolingo and Flight Board.

10 apps that make great business travel companions


Lightspeed offers CRM and inventory within the point-of-sale system. Sophisticated data analytics are a potential source of customer data for retail businesses.

New to data analytics? These tools can get you started.


尽管区块链通常被视为一种单一的技术,但其实它还可以细分为:公共区块链和私有区块链。

私有区块链和公共区块链有何区别?


People with a growth mindset believe intelligence can be developed, so they invest energy in learning in order to future-proof their careers.

Can a growth mindset future-proof your career?


For most businesses, blockchain is part of a distant future they don’t quite understand, but proponents say it has the potential to transform the engine room of financial services.

Blockchain reaction: is your data safe from hacking?


Business owners are spoiled for choice when it comes to online accounting software. Here's a look at the key global and Australian players.

The latest in online accounting software in Australia


With a new range of flagship smartphones and laptops to choose from, here's a guide to what's on offer.

Smartphone or laptop upgrade time? Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung are all pitching for your festive dollars


Podcasts can allow an accounting firm to showcase its expertise.

Should your accounting firm have a podcast?


There are many repetitive tasks that AI could perform, and which accountants would not regret losing because it would make their jobs more creative and interesting.

AI in accounting: moving beyond compliance


56 per cent of SMPs have difficulty attracting next-generation talent, with 66 per cent of these firms citing a lack of candidates with the right skills as the main challenge they face.

Technology, talent and advisory: findings from the 2018 IFAC Global SMP Survey


Brian Forde believes developing countries will move into cryptocurrency adoption ahead of developed countries.

Brian Forde: Bitcoin and blockchain can restore trust


“Everyone thinks data is a great idea until you start making decisions based on it,” says former New Zealand Prime Minister Sir Bill English.

Expect resistance from data insights


The auditor of the future will use data analytics to check data of much larger sets of information from a wide variety of agencies.

How data analytics is transforming audit


Start by documenting the challenges your team faces on a day-to-day basis.

How finance teams can argue for a technology upgrade


Accountants should remember that they will remain the “anxiety transfer experts” for clients, allaying fears and concerns and delivering insights into their business.

Accountants and AI: adapting to the digital future


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