While the impact of automation on the accounting field has been widely discussed, the author counters the oft-heard assertion that accountants will will add value through more creative, strategic advice. This is because autonomous solutions are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and can draw upon massive amounts of data to make decisions. The full article is accessible here.

 

…sadly, accountants seem to be in two camps; firstly those who don’t see the change that is coming, and secondly those who somehow think disruption will magically slide off them and they’ll remain unscathed.

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