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October 18, 2017

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7 Ways to Establish Thought Leadership

Ever wonder how a person comes to be known as a “thought leader” – someone whose views on a subject are taken to be authoritative and influential? Well, while there’s no magical answer, there is quite a bit of effort needed into becoming an authority in one’s industry, market and space…

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How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Accounting

Companies should strategize now for how to use this revolutionary technology.

Artificial intelligence isn't coming. It's already here. Early investments by large firms, including several of the Big Four, have paid off with advanced technology that can, among other things, slash the amount of time accountants spend on complex audits…

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What Are Auditors Looking For This Year?

As the prime audit season approaches, big changes in business, the economy, technology, and regulations point to an assortment of red flags for auditors.

Across virtually every sector of the economy, corporations face unprecedented changes in the business environment, driven by global economic trends, technological developments, and regulatory initiatives, among other forces…

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CPAs Reveal Their Most Common Client Questions

Taxes, entities, gifting, and generating cash flow top the list.

Many business and individual clients rely on their CPAs to make sense of tax implications and financial strategies. Clients also turn to CPAs with questions about all kinds of financial matters, particularly about their companies…

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Demystifying the Dark Science of Data Analytics

Knowledge and planning transforms data analytics from a "dark science" into a mainstream business tool.

Although few will publicly admit it, data analytics remains something of a dark science for many IT leaders, replete with mystical methods and seemingly inscrutable practices. Yet despite its somewhat enigmatic reputation, analytics has repeatedly demonstrated that it is a proven science, a powerful tool that generally leads to significant improvements in…

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Inside Microsoft’s Quantum Computing World

Get ready for a whole new—and very cold—way of developing software.

Quantum computers are the future, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. And he has put Microsoft’s money where his mouth is, making quantum computing one of the three pillars of Microsoft’s strategy going forward. Along with AI and mixed/augmented reality, it’s an area where Nadella believes that Microsoft can make a significant impacth…

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Unprecedented Coalition of Leaders Join Committee to Recruit Amazon HQ2 and 50,000 Jobs to Chicago Region

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Bruce Rauner today announced the formation of a committee that will support the drive to bring Amazon’s HQ2 to the Chicago area. The committee will be co-chaired by Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines.; Penny Pritzker, Founder and Chair of PSP Capital; Jim Reynolds, Chairman and CEO of Loop Capital; and Miles White, Chairman and CEO of Abbott

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Brilliant™ Gives Back to CEO’s Alma Mater Northern Illinois University with Accountancy Scholarships

Brilliant™, an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, awarded two accountancy students from Northern Illinois University (NIU) a Brilliant Financial Search (a division of Brilliant) scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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