Embrace emerging technology in your own organization with jargon-free and practical guidance
In Emerging Technologies for Business Professionals: A Nontechnical Guide to the Governance and Management of Disruptive Technologies, a team of accomplished accounting systems experts and educators delivers a straightforward and jargon-free management and governance blueprint of emerging technologies ideal for business professionals. In this book you will learn how to use cutting-edge technologies, including AI, analytics, robotic process automation, blockchain, and more to maintain competitive advantage while managing risks.
The authors provide real-world examples and case studies of each of the discussed technologies, allowing readers to place the technical details in the context of identifiable business environments. Each chapter offers simple and useful insights in new technology that can be immediately applied by business professionals. Readers will also find:
- Discussions of a host of new computing technologies, including edge, cloud, and quantum computing
- Exploration of how the disruptive technologies such as metaverse and non-fungible tokens will impact business operations
- Easy-to-understand explanations of the latest, most relevant technologies with applications in accounting, marketing, and operations
An essential resource for Certified Public Accountants, CPA candidates, and students of accounting and business, Emerging Technologies for Business Professionals will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone interested in adopting emerging technologies in their own organizations.
Nishani Vincent, PhD, CGMA, ACMA, is the Joseph F. Decosimo and UC Foundation Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her research interests include IT governance and risk management. Amy Igou, PhD, CMA, is the Halverson Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Northern Iowa and the Director of the Master of Accounting program. Her research interests include emerging technologies in the classroom and the profession of accounting.