Employee Benefit Plans Accounting, Auditing and Regulatory Update 2018

AAR1805 - Driving Change: Technology & Auditing and How the Two Go Together

Dec 10, 2018 4:10pm ‐ Dec 10, 2018 5:25pm


Technology is reshaping every face of our profession and audits are no exception. As advanced analytics, machine learning, and blockchain become more prevalent, how we conduct audits will inevitably change. This session will explore some of these technologies and discuss how audits will change based on the introduction of these technologies.


  • Recall what technologies are at the forefront of this change.
  • Recognize how technology is reshaping how audits are conducted.
  • Indicate the change needed in auditor skill sets and competencies to deal these with technologies effectively.


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