Emerging Technologies for Accountants: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
Unlike mainstream technology used in businesses every day, many of the currently emerging technologies have the potential to drastically change how we work, live and play in the years ahead. New and emerging technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning all offer great potential, just as the advent of the personal computer did some four decades ago. This session will cover an assortment of technologies that are nearing mainstream adoption and help you understand what they do, how they work and some of the potential risks and rewards they offer potential users, particularly in business environments.
Attendees will learn the basics of blockchain, cryptocurrency, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. They will also learn about the anticipated uses, benefits, risks, and threats posed to legacy businesses by these innovative, yet disruptive platforms. Now is the time to prepare for the future by learning about these technologies and how they will impact and potentially disrupt current business practices.