Technology

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to be challenged by factors such as human error in inputting data, the growing volume of data sources, and the use of outdated computer systems.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


By automating the mundane, people can get back to being customer-centric decisionmakers and to innovators. Or so the theory goes.

Is robotic process automation - or RPA - the real deal? That depends.


Several 5G-capable smartphones were announced at MWC, including the LG V50 ThinQ.

5G arrives and here's what that means for home and business


Creatures on show at <i>Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular</i> at Arena Birmingham.

Meet the accountants at Creature Technology Co. who are bringing dinosaurs to life


Peter Mansour CPA launched Strata Alert in May 2018 after receiving a New South Wales Government Technology Grant.

How startup Strata Alert connects landlords and tenants


As we move toward a cashless society, it appears cryptocurrencies and digital currencies are here to stay.

Cryptocurrency trend: Bitcoin crash gives way to steady growth


While millennials have led the charge to digital payments, the appeal is much broader.

Cashless payments: racing towards a future where cash is no longer king


Flow-e turns your Gmail or Outlook inbox into a visual task board.

5 apps to limit email overload


The same tactics used by unethical companies to exploit data can actually be used for good purposes.

Data analytics and your accounting practice: risks and rewards


'For businesses, automated recurring payments provide a predictable and consistent income, while reducing the time spent chasing and reconciling funds.

How IntegraPay is tackling the challenge of the online subscription model


'Populate your CV and social media profile, especially LinkedIn, with keywords that match the job description of the role for which you're applying.

Use the right CV keywords and beat the machine scanning your job application


More than 4500 companies exhibited products at CES 2019, which included a roll-up television.

Best trends in tech from CES 2019


How technology and data are transforming accounting and audit


8 tech tools to boost your productivity


With AI increasingly ubiquitous and part of modern existence, concern about its biases has inspired a push towards a governance framework that is ethical, unbiased and transparent. Illustrations: Adam Nickel

The good, bad and ugly of AI ethics


'David Mazzone FCPA brings problem-solving skills and a keen sense of justice to his role as COO of the Legal Services Commission of South Australia. Photographer: Lightly Salted.

AI dispute resolution: is a robot coming for your divorce?


Many small business owners and their accountants don't yet have a clear understanding of fintech. Illustrations: Michael Killalea

How should accountants talk to clients about fintechs?


'Hong Kong's fintech initiatives have overtaken Singapore but are still no match for mainland China.

Government support spurs fintech optimism in Hong Kong


Power BI offers a wide range of visualisations with various options in how you display data.

Data visualisation - how a BI app helps you paint a picture worth a thousand numbers


The frequent updates to Power BI mean that settings could change and things may look a bit different as time goes by.

Power BI Update: new features for business intelligence


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