Technology

Technology

IT Negotiation Strategies: Fixed Price or Time & Materials?

In part one of this two-part series, IT negotiation specialist Phil Downe focuses on T&M strategies
Profession

New roles for auditors, assurance in Blockchain ecosystem says CPA profession joint white paper

CPA Blockchain white paper refutes claims of redundancies in accounting
Partner Posts

Why accounting engagement templates make dollars and sense for Canadian accountants

Efficiency, cost control driving popularity of third-party, integrated Caseware packages in public practice
Technology

Software Negotiation: A simple introduction to professional services

Don’t leave professional service negotiations to the last minute, says software negotiator Phil Downe
Technology

How to follow Canadian Accountant on social media

Canadian Accountant has three social media channels. We use them for different purposes. Join us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
Technology

How spreadsheets give you leverage when negotiating tech deals

Your skill set as an accountant gives you great leverage, says IT negotiation specialist Phil Downe
Technology

3 savvy leverage tactics to use when negotiating technology deals

A little knowledge goes a long way with technology vendors, says IT negotiation specialist Phil Downe
Business

Finance must embrace tech says Mississauga CFO in ACCA global report

New ACCA report provides CFOs with six imperatives for tech success
Business

PwC Toronto opens doors to new Digital Experience Centre

New innovation hub a concrete example of hyper-competitive technology consulting business
Alan Salmon

Excel Tips: Workbooks, datasets & directories

More Microsoft Excel tips to increase your accounting efficiency from software expert Alan Salmon
Alan Salmon

Excel Tips: Conditional formatting, formula updates & quick selection

More Microsoft Excel tips to increase your accounting efficiency from software expert Alan Salmon
Technology

How to save money when negotiating software subscriptions

How do you negotiate with savvy software salespeople? Level the playing field with these tips from IT negotiations specialist Phil Downe
Technology

Experts differ on damage to Deloitte brand by email cyberattack

No Canadian clients impacted by email hack says Deloitte Canada
Alan Salmon

Excel Tips: Reading back, moving, copying & unhiding

Maximize your worksheet efficiency and verify your data with these three Excel tips from accounting software expert Alan Salmon.
Profiles

An accountant’s tale of identity theft

What happens when your personal information is stolen by a notorious fraudster? Wayne Haymer shares his story
Management

Business Analytics for Chartered Professional Accountants

Guest blogger David Elsner on the growing role of data analytics in business
Technology

How CPAs can fight phishing fraud

What can practice and management CPAs learn from the MacEwan University cybercrime?
Technology

Five internal controls to prevent a MacEwan phishing fraud

These basic internal accounting controls could have easily stopped a $12m fraud says CPA professor
Profession

Ethics and trust in a digital age

New ACCA report offers scenarios and solutions to digital ethical challenges
Business

DH Corp buyout a home run hitter in global fintech funding

Toronto-based company’s buyout skews results of KPMG Pulse of Fintech report
Book Reviews

How the Fourth Industrial Revolution will impact accounting

Review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum
Thought Leaders

Why A.I. scares auditors

In part two of "Catching up with Baruch Lev," the author of "The End of Accounting" tells a story about the transformative potential of artificial intelligence to disrupt the audit profession through machine learning
Alan Salmon

CCH iFirm Tax: Canada’s First Cloud-Based Tax Solution

Alan Salmon reviews the new CCH iFirm Tax program from Wolters Kluwer
Technology

Join the Canadian Accountant LinkedIn group

To celebrate Canada Day, we launched the Canadian Accountant LinkedIn group on July 1, 2017
Alan Salmon

The learning habits of CPAs are changing

Recent survey results from K2E Canada show CPAs are embracing professional development webcasts