Emerging Technology

Last Updated Friday, February 16, 2018 03:42:18 PM

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  • Thursday, 09 February 2017
    • Audit data analytics: Opportunities and tips
      In this article, senior financial management specialists from CFRR highlights how technological advances and new software solutions enable auditors to engage in audit data analytics
  • Thursday, 11 May 2017
    • IAASB Data analytics video
      In this video, IAASB Data analytics task force chair, Robert Dohrer, and working group members discuss matters related to the widespread use of data analytics in audit.
    • Cybersecurity requires foresight
      In this video, President and CEO of the Institute of Management Accountants, Jeff Thomson highlights that having lines of defence in place upfront will prepare an organisation when a cyberattack occurs.
  • Thursday, 10 August 2017
  • Thursday, 14 September 2017
    • Technology Transforming Audit
      In this video recording Sue Almond, Head of Audit & Assurance and Partner at Grant Thornton highlights how technology enhances work quality from client acceptance through to risk assessments.
    • Ethics and trust in a digital age
      This article describes that strong ethical behaviour will become more important in the evolving digital age and is a key enabler to building trust.
  • Thursday, 07 December 2017
    • Blockchain, AI, and Accounting
      Blockchain technology, although most well-known for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is forecasted to have wide-ranging implications for how data is secured, transmitted, and protected.

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  • Sep-17
    Update on XBRL
    From July 2018, companies that are required to submit AFS in terms of the Companies Act will submit via XBRL.
  • Aug-17
    What is Blockchain?
    Rich de Moll, Vice President, Blockchain Solutions for Finance at IBM Cogitative Process Services explains Blockchain.

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Data and analytics – bridging the gap for your business

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SAICA Comment Letter on the IAASB’s Request for Input: Exploring the Growing Use of Technology in the Audit, with a Focus on Data Analytics

This is a work in progress so WHAT THIS SPACE

International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board  

Data analytics has been included on the Agenda for the past IAASB meetings as follows:

IAASB Data Analytics Project

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