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Technology resources for CPAs

Innovation and technologies have significant impacts on the role of CPAs – our resources will help you take a leading role in this workplace transformation.

CPA Canada's Marc Andre Paquette interviews Olivier Blais of Moov AI.

Marc-André Paquette, Principal at CPA Canada, discusses generative artificial intelligence with Olivier Blais, Co-Founder & Head of Decision Science at Moov AI and Chair of the Canadian Mirror Committee of ISO/IEC standards on AI.

AI, EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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CPA Canada and AICPA series on AI

Uncover how artificial intelligence (AI) can empower the profession and help CPAs anticipate future needs with this three-part series developed in collaboration with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
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Risk management for trustworthy AI

Technologies using machine-learning algorithms to react and respond without human intervention can improve business productivity – but using artificial intelligence (AI) comes with risk. CPAs are well positioned to design systems to achieve trustworthy AI.
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Building ethical AI solutions

Read about key messages heard at a recent symposium that explored the intersection of technology and ethics, and what that means for the way we do business, run our organizations and manage risk.
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REPORTING, ASSURANCE AND DIGITAL TRUST

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The data-driven audit: AI and automation’s impact

Learn how automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will change the audit and the role of the auditor. This is the second publication in a series that explores AI and its impact on the CPA profession.
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Cybersecurity from the inside out

What are you doing to ramp up your cybersecurity game? Learn how to apply various risk management strategies to prevent, detect, and manage cybersecurity risks within your organization through standards compliance and operational decision support.
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SOC 2 Guide 2024

Explore the updated SOC 2 Guide, a non-authoritative resource which we have adapted from the AICPA’s 2022 version to meet Canadian standards.
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DATA GOVERNANCE AND THE DATA VALUE CHAIN

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Mastering data series

Today’s digital economy creates new demands on CPAs. Our article series on mastering data will indulge your curiosity and help you set a foundation to becoming a data expert in your organization.
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Data governance: Is it on your board’s radar?

Organizations and their boards are facing an exponentially increasing amount of financial and non-financial data. Learn how your board can take advantage of the power and value of this resource.
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The role of professional accountants in data

The explosion of data through the global economy creates challenges and opportunities for professional accountants and others who are being called on to oversee, manage, and measure the value of data.
Learn what role professional accountants play in data

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Data management foundations certificate

Data is changing the way businesses navigate risk and opportunity through periods of economic uncertainty. Harness the power of data and turn it into meaningful insights for strategic decision-making in this five-course online program.
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External resources

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s Technology Focus Area Webpage

An independent standard-setting body, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) serves the public interest by setting rigorous international standards for auditing and related services. The group has provided a list of resources to help auditors make the most of the technology available to them.

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