I recently came across a CPA.com 2015 study, Welcome to the Fast Future... Insight Into the CPA of the Future. The study is essentially a scorecard on future readiness of the CPA profession.
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The Tech Take: The 3 Big Skills of the Future-Ready Firm
After all, “to be successful, firms need to rethink what their business strategy is,” said Erik Asgeirsson, CEO and president of CPA.com. “The technology is the easy part.”
Article source: http://www.accountingtoday.com/accounting-technology/news/the-tech-take-3-big-skills-of-the-future-ready-firm-74330-1.html
Riches in Niches
In the “CPA of the Future study” conducted by CPA.com, more than 400 CPA member firms of the American Institute of CPAs were asked what their firm might be like in the year 2025.
Article source: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/firm-profession/riches-in-niches-74407-1.html?zkPrintable=1&nopagination=1
“...there has never been a better time to be in a CPA firm [given today’s technology capabilities],” said Erik Asgeirsson, president and chief executive officer of CPA.com, a cloud-based subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs.
Article source: http://www.accountingtoday.com/digital_edition/digital/cloud-101-2015-74361-1.html
Editor’s Corner: It’s Conference Season, So What?
“SSARS 21 is making a real impact on client accounting. The handcuffs have been taken off, so you can now aggressively build out the modern accountancy practice. This summer, the accounting guide is coming out on SSARS 21. Lack of clarity in defining responsibilities for preparers and auditors has held firms back from getting into preparation. SSARS 21 provides a bright line between accounts preparation and reporting.” – Erik Asgeirsson, CEO, CPA.com.
Article source: http://www.accountingweb.com/article/editor%E2%80%99s-corner-so-it%E2%80%99s-conference-season-so-what/224680?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Accountingwebcom-News+%28AccountingWEB.com+-+News%29