Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

If you haven’t received a SMiShing message yet, you might think you have immunity from this type of attack. Unfortunately, this is probably not the case, starting with the different ways scammers obtain phone numbers.

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by Molly Ryan

If you’ve already made time to cast your vote, now it’s time to turn your attention toward making sure all your friends, family members, acquaintances, kids’ teachers and coaches, dentists, mechanics, and librarians do, too.

Posted on Friday, November 2, 2018 by Molly Ryan

Advance is wrapping up on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Toledo, which is bittersweet because it’s been fun to watch our CEO’s trip around the state through the tweets, photos and other comments we’ve seen and heard over the last two weeks.

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 by Molly Ryan

That might sound like a trick question, but a new business in Manhattan, Drug Store, is willing to bet its customers will.

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Molly Ryan

Protecting yourself online is important no matter the account or platform. But today, let’s focus specifically on Twitter, and even more specifically on scam artists posing as cryptocurrency investors, because that’s exactly what’s playing out on AICPA’s Twitter handle right now (at the time of writing).

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Molly Ryan

Thanks to an article released this week about Google “manipulating its algorithm to prioritize left-leaning news outlets in their coverage of President Trump,” President Trump has threatened to regulate Google. Are his threats credible?

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

When I heard blockchain for the first time, it registered as an umfamiliar term. But what I didn’t realize until hearing it for the third or fourth time, is that it was new to many people, accounting background or not.

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2018 by Molly Ryan

A lot of the craze around the Internet of Things (IoT) is centered around two core concepts - personalization and convenience.

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018 by Molly Ryan

Nearly every day a headline emerges about cryptocurrencies and their viability in the global market - but how realistic are reports about a growing interest in cryptocurrencies?

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 by Molly Ryan

US workers continue to brace for an all-out trade war between the United States and China. While many products have already become more expensive and several reports are focusing on US farmers, automakers and oil producers, there still hasn’t been a fervent look at the supposed issue at the root of all this: protecting American intellectual property.

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by Molly Ryan

IBM’s AI supercomputer recently argued (convincingly) against a human competitor, which means we are closer than ever to AI actually being able to make decisions that impact humans.

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by Molly Ryan

If you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last six months, you’ve likely heard about the ongoing debate between big internet providers and net neutrality supporters regarding the Obama-era net neutrality regulations that are being rolled back today. Yes, today.

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018 by Molly Ryan

It’s hard to know how to feel about artificial intelligence. On one hand, just in the accounting profession it has massive potential to free CPAs to do more meaningful work. On another, if a robot can replace you (and do what you do in half the time with zero errors), why wouldn’t your employer invest in that, or at least want to learn more? And, on a theoretical third hand, AI is flat-out scary.

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 by Molly Ryan

Chances are, if you’re on Twitter, you’re following a handful of the folks who made it on to Avalara’s Accounting Top 100 social media leaderboard on May 9.

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

To address the growing concern surrounding data safety, the European Union has drafted the General Data Protection Regulation, which will go into effect May 25, 2018. If you find that the GDPR may apply to your organization, there are ways you can prepare.

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 by Molly Ryan

One thing we plan to do regularly on the OSCPA blog is let you know what’s going on around the social media world and share the updates we find interesting.

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by Gary Hunt

OSCPA's Advance program kicks off today, and one topic we're going to cover is the increasing impact automation will have on the accounting profession.

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Mark Zuckerberg recently overhauled your Facebook news feed. So, if you’re in charge of your company’s Facebook strategy, where do you start?

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

A new technology that offers “a higher degree of validity than a notary” is bound to spark change.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Blockchain technology can make records more secure by allowing access to more people.