Information Management and Technology Assurance
Welcome to the Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Resource page! We understand that Technology is evolving at an unprecedented speed. It affects each of us every day in almost all facets of life and business. Accounting and finance professionals need access to the latest technology information, tools and resources to best serve their clients or support their organizations. At IMTA you will find resources to help support firm services, integrate operations, network and advise clients. IMTA can also provide you with the latest technology information and tools to help you support the operational and decision-making needs of your company or firm. Visit us often!
Are you a CITP who is interested in giving back to the profession? If so, you should consider serving as a mentor in the CITP Mentor Program. The AICPA IMTA Division is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a CITP Mentor Program in the summer of 2017. The program will serve to support the professional growth of new and prospective CITPs. We are currently looking for individuals with 3 or more years of experience as a CITP to serve as program mentors. If you are interested in being a mentor, please contact Paul Warrick. Paul.Warrick@aicpa-cima.com
The new cybersecurity risk management framework creates opportunities for: an entity's management to describe its cybersecurity risk management program; CPAs to perform a consulting engagement to help a client's management develop a description of its cybersecurity risk management program to provide to the board and other internal parties who are interested in that information; and CPAs to perform a consulting engagement known as a "readiness assessment" to help a client identify where its cybersecurity processes and controls may need to be shored up.
Integrative Advisory Services is the CPA, accounting professional and bookkeeper's guide to the future. As technology paves the way for increased self-reliance and DIY financial services, much of the traditional data entry tasks of accounting professionals and bookkeepers will be reduced.
Everyone is talking about blockchain, but how does it work?
Blockchain technology is changing the way all kinds of technologies work. By creating distributed information networks and embedding records of changes made to the data pool in systems throughout the network, a blockchain creates a level of data security and integrity useful in a variety of applications, from smart contracts to audits. Learn the basics of how a blockchain works in this short video.
We provide CPAs with a vast array of technical resources to help them better serve the business and information technology needs of their clients or organizations.