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6/27/2017

An effective data and analytics program should be integrated into every department. To reach that ideal, companies should focus on people and processes, as well as technology, and ensure a deep commitment to the project among top executives.

6/27/2017

Recent research reveals that when planning for retirement, retirees might not need as much as they think to maintain a certain standard of living. By understanding why, CPAs can help clients achieve retirement-savings goals.

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AICPA Insights
6/27/2017

Millennials get takeout or eat at a restaurant five times a week on average, and that is cutting into their savings, according to a Bankrate study. Millennials are also more likely than older generations to spend money at bars.

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CNBC, USA Today
6/27/2017

CFOs and finance departments might have difficulty expanding beyond traditional roles because they remain ensnared by tasks that do not add value to the company. Here is a look at problems facing CFOs and what CFOs can do to contribute to the strategy of the rest of the organization.

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CFO
6/27/2017

Now that another busy tax season is over, it's time to focus on everything practitioners can do this summer to make next season better.

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The Tax Adviser
6/27/2017

Accountants often don't forget their experience taking the Uniform CPA Examination. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the exam's use for licensure, CPAs shared some of their most interesting stories about taking the exam.

6/27/2017

As automated platforms and artificial intelligence are used for an increasing number of applications, CPAs can maintain their impact on the business world by focusing on strategy and interpreting data to deliver value.

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CPA Insider
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artificial intelligence
6/27/2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement trends for public companies remain largely the same in fiscal 2017 as those in recent years, says David Marcus of Cornerstone Research. It remains to be seen whether enforcement activity will revert to the level it was six or seven years ago, he says.

6/27/2017

Rob Woseth, executive vice president and chief strategy officer, will temporarily add the role of CFO.

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SuperValu, CFO, Bruce Besanko, Rob Woseth
6/26/2017

The UK Parliament was the target of a cyberattack during the weekend, forcing officials to disable remote access to lawmakers' emails.

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BBC
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remote access, Cyberattack