Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018 by User Not Found

Nearly every day a headline emerges about cryptocurrencies and their viability in the global market - but how realistic are reports about a growing interest in cryptocurrencies?

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 by User Not Found

US workers continue to brace for an all-out trade war between the United States and China. While many products have already become more expensive and several reports are focusing on US farmers, automakers and oil producers, there still hasn’t been a fervent look at the supposed issue at the root of all this: protecting American intellectual property.

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by User Not Found

IBM’s AI supercomputer recently argued (convincingly) against a human competitor, which means we are closer than ever to AI actually being able to make decisions that impact humans.

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by User Not Found

If you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last six months, you’ve likely heard about the ongoing debate between big internet providers and net neutrality supporters regarding the Obama-era net neutrality regulations that are being rolled back today. Yes, today.

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018 by User Not Found

It’s hard to know how to feel about artificial intelligence. On one hand, just in the accounting profession it has massive potential to free CPAs to do more meaningful work. On another, if a robot can replace you (and do what you do in half the time with zero errors), why wouldn’t your employer invest in that, or at least want to learn more? And, on a theoretical third hand, AI is flat-out scary.

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 by User Not Found

Chances are, if you’re on Twitter, you’re following a handful of the folks who made it on to Avalara’s Accounting Top 100 social media leaderboard on May 9.

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

To address the growing concern surrounding data safety, the European Union has drafted the General Data Protection Regulation, which will go into effect May 25, 2018. If you find that the GDPR may apply to your organization, there are ways you can prepare.

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 by User Not Found

One thing we plan to do regularly on the OSCPA blog is let you know what’s going on around the social media world and share the updates we find interesting.

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by Gary Hunt

OSCPA's Advance program kicks off today, and one topic we're going to cover is the increasing impact automation will have on the accounting profession.

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Mark Zuckerberg recently overhauled your Facebook news feed. So, if you’re in charge of your company’s Facebook strategy, where do you start?

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

A new technology that offers “a higher degree of validity than a notary” is bound to spark change.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Blockchain technology can make records more secure by allowing access to more people.

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Voice recognition is set to further cement how business owners can benefit from artificial intelligence.

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Gary Hunt

The Ohio Department of Taxation and the IRS each issued warnings this week about a new two-stage email scheme targeting tax professionals nationwide.

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 by Gary Hunt

There are some relatively simple and inexpensive steps you can take to protect yourself from cybercrime.

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Gary Hunt

When you consider the effect a hack could have on your business’s reputation, it’s easy to see how a cybersecurity risk can quickly become YOUR problem – not just IT’s.

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Regardless of what you think about social media, whether you use it a lot or just dabble, there are important precautions you need to take – consistently – to keep yourself safe.

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Gary Hunt

You receive an email from your CEO requesting an immediate transfer of funds to an account. Because this is unusual, do you call your CEO to check that she’s made this request herself, or do you simply follow orders?

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Health care organizations need to take inspiration from the martial arts when it comes to preventing identity theft and fraud.

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Learning that your career field might soon be overtaken by robots is not a comforting feeling.