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Emerging tech offers opportunities for accountants

Accountex USA takes place next week in magnificent Boston, of Red Sox fame. There will be about 100 exhibitors at the Hynes Convention Centre on August 22-23, including Intuit QuickBooks, Sage, Receipt Bank, HubDoc and Zoho. And just as with Accountex London and Accountex Summit North, there’s a fascinating speaker line-up, too – headed by cyber-security expert Dave […]

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Can robots boost the accounting client experience?

One of the hottest topics of summer 2018, apart from the heat of course, is artificial intelligence. Wherever you look there are new takes on how AI is going to affect business and it can be hard to take on board some of the predictions. For instance, Gartner, the research and advisory group, reckons that by […]

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AI is the way forward for accounting

I spotted this headline in Forbes. “Why Artificial Intelligence Is The Future of Accounting”. This statement seemed to run counter to a lot of robot scare stories I’ve come across since taking up my role as Accountex editor three weeks ago. The author of a new study, Jean Baptiste Su, VP and analyst at Atherton […]

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Does QuickBooks Assistant have the answer?

Artificial intelligence for accounting is landing in the UK. Because software provider Intuit QuickBooks is launching QuickBooks Assistant after its US introduction last year. And the group says the chat-bot will tell you how much you made last month. How much you’re going to make next year. And how much tax you owe! QB Assistant is […]

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