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Machine teaching is about simplifying things by building multi-purpose tools that can be given to business users.

Machine teaching: the next extension of machine learning


3 ways to reduce the risk of payroll fraud


Zoho Creator order management software.

3 easy app makers you can start on today


Dr Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter, co-founders of Future Crunch, have worked with clients as varied as law enforcement and accounting organisations. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Future Crunch is changing the way we eat our information


The original idea for bron.tech was sparked by co-founder Emma Poposka's frustration at gathering her personal data for an immigration visa to Australia from Macedonia in 2015. The price tag? Nearly A$10,000.

Australian start-up bron.tech turns blockchain data into digital identity solutions


Accountants who can embrace new technology, artificial intelligence and blockchain will be well ahead of the game. Illustration: Michael Killalea.

Accounting's brave new blockchain frontier


A key to remote-working security is to have a proactive and rigorous HR department that informs and educates all managers and employees about guidelines, policies and procedures.

4 ways to overcome remote working challenges


What if you find a favourite cloud app has become too big and  unwieldy? Fortunately, there are still specialist alternatives available.

The best cloud apps and cloud platforms


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How accountants can implement a data analytics program


Looking down on ground water that has accumulated in the pit of the Mountain Pass rare earth mine.

Extracting the truth about rare earths


Shelley Banton realised that to take advantage of the kind of technology now streaming into the marketplace, she had to have a bigger firm behind her. Image: Anthony Geernaert.

Harnessing technology for better outcomes for auditor and client


Should you outsource payroll?


Voice assistants are also being increasingly used for business, ranging from using the voice assistant to make calls on your phone to using your smart speaker as a virtual assistant in the office.

Use voice assistants to boost your productivity


8 great TED talks on AI


Accounting for the robots


Future of digital money


Deploying AI technology in a workplace must be done sensitively for it to be recognised as a positive, and not a threat.

Machine learning has arrived, and the NHMRC is employing it in the workplace


Advocates say blockchain was at one point overhyped and now some of that is deflating, the technology is being used in areas such as supply chain management.

Blockchain technology - can it really deliver?


Can agile project management work for your firm and, if so, how do you get started?

The pros and cons of agile project management


Many companies continue to be challenged by factors such as human error in inputting data, the growing volume of data sources, and the use of outdated computer systems.

Good data, bad decisions: the limits of accounting data


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