Business intelligence provides the ability to make better informed and intelligent decisions within CPA firms and client environments. While many accounting software services have built in visuals and graphics, users often want and need more than most services and packages provide. This session illustrates how Power BI can bridge the gap between commonly used accounting software and key decision maker needs within firms and client organizations.
Identify, describe, and illustrate business intelligence and its benefits for the accounting profession.
Recognize how Power BI can supplement accounting software packages (like Quickbooks Online) to provide more meaning to data for better informed decision making.
CPA, CGMA, PhD,
W. Stewart Thomas, CPA, CGMA, PhD,
University of North Carolina at Pembroke