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IT Audit-related Academic Research Can Help Move the Profession Forward

I spent last Thursday and half of Friday in the first Journal of Information Systems Conference (JISC), co-sponsored by the AICPA and Caseware IDEA.  This conference was the first that brought academic researchers from the American Accounting Association’s (AAA) Accounting Information Systems (AIS) section together with professionals from the AICPA’s Information Management and Technology Assurance … Continue reading

Getting Involved and Connecting with Colleagues

What channels are there for CPAs to give to their profession? CPAs, newly minted and experienced alike, can participate in many opportunities and channels at the local, state, and national level.  Opportunities for getting involved at the international level can be a bit more difficult to come by and usually require someone more senior in … Continue reading

Getting Involved with the AICPA

How did you get involved with working with the AICPA, both as a speaker and as part of its committees? It was three years after I had started my own firm, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, and I was still trying to figure out a way to differentiate myself.  I had recently obtained the CITP credential and was … Continue reading

Life as a CPA (9): Donny gets interviewed!

– Ty’s Summer Internship – Day 17 – The conference is fun, exciting, and very tiring as well. Your day is filled with seminars, workshops, meetings, and other fun events. It is the last night at the conference, and there is a fun event planned at the one of the lounges at Bellagio. I don’t know … Continue reading

AICPA Council (3): Revisiting Learning

A big focus of yesterday’s meeting was on learning and how learning vehicles today are changing.  There was talk about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)—where you may be one of thousands of people taking a course—and we also heard from Sal Kahn, founder of the Khan Academy.  To close out the day we went into … Continue reading

AICPA Council (2): Rich’s Legacy & Barry’s Update

The Professional Issues Update by AICPA CEO Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA is always a highlight of Council. It astounds me how Barry is able to keep on top of all of the issues (and the associated details) of all the issues facing the profession—if you ever have an opportunity to listen to Barry give this … Continue reading

AICPA Council (1): Rebelling against the penguin suit

Note from Donny: For those of you following our Life of a CPA series, we’ll be taking a quick interlude from that series to bring you some immediate insights from the AICPA Governing Council Meeting occurring from Sunday, October 20, 2013 to Tuesday, October 22, 2013. ********** Today’s AICPA Governing Council Meeting (see twitter hashtag … Continue reading

Life as a CPA (6): Power of Networking

– Ty’s Summer Internship – Day 15 – It sounds funny to me that I am traveling from Honolulu to Vegas for business. I don’t know if there is any occasion that I will encounter this kind of situation in the rest of my life. This moment is priceless. The trip to Vegas was really fun. … Continue reading

Life as a CPA (5): CPAs Travel a Lot

– Ty’s Summer Internship – Day 9 – Apparently, the summer is the conference season for CPAs. Donny’s schedule is filled with all different kinds of business trips and he is home literally only for a few weeks this summer. Donny travels a lot in general, and throughout the year he has at least one business … Continue reading

Life as a CPA (2): What is a CITP?

– Ty’s Summer Internship – Day 1 continued – Driving from the Honolulu International Airport to ITK office was just amazing. I am sure it is nothing special for Donny, but what I notice is the stunning blue sky, gorgeous ocean view, and TONS of Japanese tourists. Wow, this is like a home away from home … Continue reading

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