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Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly AICPA & CIMA perspectives to help you leverage disruption today and prepare your profession for tomorrow.

Hear practical routes to the opportunities offered by the latest trends in blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, digital mindsets, human intelligence, leadership, people skills and more.

Get the inside track with these exclusive conversations between the staff of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA) and global practitioners, thought-leaders and experts in the accounting and finance profession.

Jan 30, 2019

"Financial figures are the results of decisions, and you need to be involved in the decisions if you want to influence the financial figures".


Data is vital. So vital that, when there's no data network infrastructure where your business is based, you have to get it built yourself. This relies on relationships,...

Jan 23, 2019

"Most common organisational issues could be solved if we had a better understanding of how individuals and groups operate, and of how those forces impact upon organisations"

Author, journalist and researcher Sarah Niblock is Chief Executive of the UKCP, the country's leading body for research, innovation, education...

Jan 16, 2019

"The things that come to us easily tend to be the nature of our bias"

Khalil Smith is Head of Diversity and Inclusion Practice at the NeuroLeadership Institute (North Carolina, USA). He talks to Kim Drumgo, Director of Diversity and Inclusion (AICPA & CIMA, USA) about the unconscious brain dynamics that feed into...

Jan 9, 2019

"The future of accounting is in someone who understands guidance and all the rules, (with) the technical 'chops' and knowledge to APPLY that"

When accounting legislation changes, accounting businesses have to change as well. Our guest, Mike Whitmire, responded by disrupting a specific niche in the market, transforming...

Jan 2, 2019

""Finance teams are most effective when they've got a clear purpose: when they know WHY the team actually exists""

We begin 2019 with a guest who's an accountant and consultant coach by profession. Duncan Brodie, MD of Goals and Achievements Ltd, has worked with over 5 thousand professionals in the finance field. He...