2011 Top Technology Initiatives for Public Accounting 


    This list reflects the top issues identified by CPAs in Public Accounting.


    2011 Top Technology Initiatives for Public Accounting

    1.

    Data Retention Policies and Structure

    2.

    Remote Access

    3.

     Control and Use of Mobile Devices

    4.

     Information Security 

    5.

     Staff and Management Training

    6.

     Tax Workpaper Automation

    7.

     Saving and Making Money with Technology

    8.

    Technology Cost Controls 

    9.

     Portals (Vendor and Client)

    10.

    Privacy Policies and Compliance 

    11.

    Process Documentation and Improvements

    12.

    Spreadsheet Management

    13.

    Server and Desktop Virtualization

    14.

    Overall Data Proliferation and Control

    15.

    Mobile Technology Controls

    16.

    Project Management & Deployment of New Implementations

    17.

    Lifecycle of Technology

    18.

    Budget Processes

    19.

    Cloud Computing / SaaS Computing

    20.

    Deployment of Smartphones

    21.

    Data Warehouses

    22.

    Web Site Ecommerce and Management

    23.

    Video Conferencing

    24.

    Public Practice Management Technology

    25.

    Key Performance Indicators

    26.

    Change Control

    27.

    Managing Outsource IT (vendor control)

    28.

    Web Site SEO & Management

    29.

    CAAT Tools

    30.

    VOIP Deployment

    31.

    Broad-based Digital Dashboards

    32.

    SAS 70 / SSAE 16 Compliance

    33.

    Deployment of Tablets

    34.

    SharePoint Development

    35.

    Private Cloud

    36.

    Google Apps

    37.

    Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Enhancing Technology

    38.

    IFRS Subject Matters Expertise

    39.

    IFRS Technology Implementation

    40.

    GIS Visual Foundation





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