Monthly archives: March, 2017

IFAC’s GRIMES: Artificial intelligence is an opportunity for accounting

Rachel Grimes Rachel Grimes There’s been quite a lot of speculation recently that the growing sophistication and pervasiveness of artificial intelligence will decimate the ranks of the professional services industry, with accounting particularly endangered. Indeed, a 2013 Oxford University study listed accountants and auditors as among the most threatened by computers, and a 2016 McKinsey report …