2011 Top Technology Initiatives Complete Listing 


The complete Top Technology Initiatives list as voted on by CPAs, IT professionals, and others responsible for making or influencing technology decisions. The list includes initiatives and emerging technologies that IT decision makers should be aware of over the next 12 – 18 months.


2011 Top Technology Initiatives

1.

Control and Use of Mobile Devices

2.

 Information Security

3.

 Data Retention Policies and Structure

4.

 Remote Access

5.

 Staff and Management Training

6.

 Process Documentation and Improvements

7.

 Saving and Making Money w/Technology

8.

 Technology Cost Controls

9.

 Budget Processes

10.

Project Management & Deployment of New Implementations


11.

Spreadsheet Management

12.

 Overall Data Proliferation and Control

13.

  Privacy Policies and Compliance

14.

 Portals (Vendor and Client)

15.

 Mobile Technology Controls

16.

 Server and Desktop Virtualization

17.

 Lifecycle of Technology

18.

 Key Performance Indicators

19.

 Data Warehouses

20.

Deployment of Smartphones

21.

Web Site Ecommerce and Management

22.

 Change Control

23.

 Cloud Computing / SaaS Computing

24.

 Managing Outsource IT (vendor control)

25.

 Video Conferencing

26.

Broad-based Digital Dashboards 

27.

VOIP Deployment 

28.

Web Site SEO & Management 

29.

Tax Workpaper Automation 

30.

SharePoint Development 

31.

Deployment of Tablets 

32.

 SAS 70 / SSAE 16 Compliance

33.

CAAT Tools 

34.

Private Cloud 

35.

Public Practice Management Technology 

36.

Google Apps 

37.

IFRS Technology Implementation 

38.

Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Enhancing Technology 

39.

IFRS Subject Matters Expertise 

40.

GIS Visual Foundation 




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