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Leverage Big Data & Data Analytics to Make Better Decisions Webinar

CPE

When
May 28
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
CXOPBI110W2
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None

Description

Two of the hottest topics in business today are big data and data analysis. What are they? How do they relate to each other? Can they be leveraged in your job or organization? This course will answer these questions and more. For CPAs, the ability to unleash the power of big data and data analytics provides an unprecedented opportunity to enhance their market value. This course will bring you up to speed on the concepts, nomenclature, applications and tools associated with big data and data analytics. Even more important, you will learn about opportunities to leverage data analytics within your organization. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The key topics that will be covered in this course include:

  • Reviewing key concepts and nomenclature related to big data and data analytics
  • Discussion of the impact on organizations
  • A review of practical applications for Auditors, CFOs & Controllers


Speaker(s)

Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

Bryan is an author and top-rated presenter of numerous courses on technology related topics for CPAs. He also serves as virtual CIO advisor for CPA firms and professional service organizations. He focuses on helping firm leaders understand the issues and opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity and enhance client services and increase profitability.

Professional Experience and Credentials

  • Past Chair, MACPA Information Technology Task Force
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance
  • Past Member, AICPA CITP Credential Committee
  • Past Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group (Detroit Chapter)
  • Past Chair, MACPA Leadership Task Force
  • Regional Director in charge of mid-market technology services for top 10 accounting firm
  • Executive Manager of top 100 firm serving as Regional Director of consulting and IT  audit services
  • Former Senior Manager of top 100 firm responsible for developing and leading IT consulting services group
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of the Information System Audit and Control Association
  • Extensive experience in leading world class organizations through mission critical IT systems deployment

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