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Stay ahead of the curve with AICPA & CIMA's global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA) brings you global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. Hear exclusive, weekly, expert interviews from our global community. Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends in cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, human intelligence, tax, personal financial planning and more. Want to explore further? Find related CPD/CPE resources for accounting, finance, and business professionals on our website at https://www.aicpa-cima.com/disruption.html.

Stay ahead of the curve with AICPA & CIMA's global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA) brings you global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. Hear exclusive, weekly, expert interviews from our global community. Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends in cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, human intelligence, tax, personal financial planning and more. Want to explore further? Find related CPD/CPE resources for accounting, finance, and business professionals on our website at https://www.aicpa-cima.com/disruption.html.
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Stay ahead of the curve with AICPA & CIMA's global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA) brings you global expert insights on leveraging disruption today and preparing your profession for tomorrow. Hear exclusive, weekly, expert interviews from our global community. Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends in cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, human intelligence, tax, personal financial planning and more. Want to explore further? Find related CPD/CPE resources for accounting, finance, and business professionals on our website at https://www.aicpa-cima.com/disruption.html.

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Episodes

FRIDAY FOCUS. Johannesburg "Finance Transformation" Conference Speaker Alvin Liew

11/16/2018
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The first of our occasional "Friday Focus" episodes coincides with our current series of Finance Transformation conferences being held in mid November 2018 in New York, London and Johannesburg. Alvin Liew presents at the Johannesburg conference and brings a global perspective to this expanding market. He talks to Andy Harris (AICPA & CIMA, UK) about the qualities, traits, and professional opportunities that today's millennials will factor in on their journeys to becoming tomorrow's...

Duration:00:28:36

#26 "Do Finance People REALLY Need Soft Skills? We talk to Development and Innovation Specialist Peter Simons

11/14/2018
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"Maybe there's a missing link...Analysis alone won't suffice." Our subject matter expert this week is CIMA member Peter Simons. A Development and Innovation Specialist with AICPA & CIMA (UK), Peter has a Finance MBA and a long track record of innovative and illuminating research that explores the future of finance. He talks to Kyle Hannan about emotional intelligence, soft skills, competition, lean process, influence and insight, and the importance of management accounting as an 'engaged'...

Duration:00:24:08

EXTRA. Just A Quick Word In Your Ear: Going Beyond The Week...

11/9/2018
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"With the recent release of watchOS5, we've realised that there's an opportunity to share even more insights with our listeners". Out and about this weekend? Want to reduce your screen time though not your podcast-listening time? Here's a quick introduction to something new we'll be bringing you very soon. These podcasts will soon be going beyond the week...and offering you the occasional "Friday Focus" episode for the weekend too. They'll be related to particular events like conferences,...

Duration:00:03:27

#25 "The Role-Revolution Will NOT Be Televised" with Chris Argent of Vodafone and GenerationCFO.

11/7/2018
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"This change is people first, then technology, and not the other way around". We're focusing on Robotics and Process-Automation this month, and our guest is just the man to outline how Human Intelligence should accompany RPA to transform a business at scale. Chris Argent talks to AICPA & CIMA's Kyle Hannan about the challenges faced by high performers. Chris will be a speaker at our forthcoming "Finance Transformation" conference in London and offers a deep and valuable experience of change...

Duration:00:39:29

#24 "A Deep Dive into Cyber Risk Assessments" with IT Auditor Anthony Hargreaves

10/31/2018
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"In today's global marketplace, more and more decisions to do business with people and organisations are driven by their security posture" On this final day of Cyber Security Awareness Month in the USA and CyberSec Month in the EU, we talk about the practical realities - and the recommended best practices - surrounding cyber risk assessments. OUR GUEST: Anthony Hargreaves is currently Director at RSM and an AICPA resource-contributor. An IT Auditor with many years of experience across the...

Duration:00:18:23

#23 "Getting Ready To Be Paid In Crypto Currency" with blockchain expert Peter Rehm

10/24/2018
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"In order to learn more...you have to become uncomfortable. You have to get out of your comfort zone! You have to get out there and talk to people". Peter Rehm is our first returning guest on the podcast and describes himself as "a CPA who is also a technologically-orientated blockchainer". In the last week of Cyber Security Awareness Month in the USA and CyberSec Month in the EU, he talks to London-based AICPA & CIMA staffer Kyle Hannan about why people and companies may want to be paid in...

Duration:00:31:42

#22 "Smishing: what you need to know" with Rod Griffin of Experian

10/17/2018
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"Smishing is a funny term to describe a very serious problem that's going to be more and more prevalent" Rod Griffin is Director of Public Education at Experian, a leading credit reporting agency which aggregates information on over 1 billion individuals and businesses around the world. Speaking from the company's head office in Texas, Rod tells AICPA & CIMA's Orlando-based Samantha Delgado about how people can protect themselves against fraud and identity-theft and disrupt them right...

Duration:00:23:58

#21 "Why Your Business WANTS To Be Hacked" with Lisa Traina.

10/10/2018
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" Information security and IT are two rather different things, and organisations don't realise that yet". As EU CyberSec Month and USA Cybersecurity Awareness Month continue, so does our focus on online safety for business. Cybersecurity expert Lisa Traina introduces AICPA & CIMA staffer Julia Woislaw to the world of 'ethical hacking', a technique which saw her featured on NBC news. OUR GUEST Lisa deploys over 30 years of experience as a CPA, CITP, and CGMA to assist financial...

Duration:00:16:55

#20 "Cyber Safety for Cryptocurrency Investors" with Dr. Sean Stein Smith of Lehman College (CUNY)

10/3/2018
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"This whole space is very volatile and very technical...so it's important to think carefully and to do your homework before putting your capital to work" In conversation with Linsday Patterson (AICPA & CIMA, Washington DC), Dr. Smith shares how his work and research on blockchain and accounting technology enables him to offer some welcome illumination on this occasionally opaque intersection of technology, finance, and entrepreneurship. OUR GUEST Dr. Sean Stein Smith is a Member of the...

Duration:00:21:13

#19 Cybersecurity and Promoting Risk Awareness with Tim O'Hara

9/26/2018
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"Security is a table stakes business-survival matter" This October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in the USA and CyberSecMonth across the EU. On the eve of this month-long focus on the safety and resilience of the internet, we talk to an expert who reveals why it's something that every business should prioritise EVERY day of the year. Kyle Hannan (AICPA & CIMA, London) talks to Tim O'Hara, a Chicago-based IT Solutions Adviser and cybersecurity consultant. He is also a technical...

Duration:00:18:50

#18 "Business Partnering & Putting the Cool into Number-Crunching" with Andi Lonnen, founder of Finance Training Academy

9/19/2018
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"What's ordinary to accountants is extraordinary to everyone else...and that's your unique skill-set". In addition to her work with AICPA & CIMA's CPD Academy programmes, Andi Lonnen is a qualified ACCA, a financial trainer, a speaker, and an author. She makes a difference to her clients by making finance fun for business professionals! Research carried out for CIMA’s report Ready for business: bridging the employability gap (February 2014) identified that today’s finance professionals...

Duration:00:21:15

#17 "Agreement versus expectation" with specialist people-developer and trainer Clare Haynes of Wildfire

9/12/2018
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"We're not robots, we're people. And it's PEOPLE that get things done, together". Samantha Watson (AICPA & CIMA, London) talks to specialist people-developer, speaker, and trainer Clare Haynes of Wildfire. They discuss the differences between Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Quotient, the ways that they contribute to a better-functioning workplace environment, and how it can help when having difficult conversations. Also covered: RESOURCES MENTIONED www.wildfireatwork.co.uk FIND...

Duration:00:20:07

#16 "Get Aligned, Not Just Onlined" with Mark Fritz

9/5/2018
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"There are three things leaders need to do: Lead themselves, influence others and drive change". From AICPA & CIMA's office in London, UK, Andy Harris talks to Mark Fritz, a global leadership speaker, mentor, author, CIMA-presenter, and professor. Mark is most often associated with the phrase "Own It" and is well-known for his popular and practical presentation "Why You Never Wash A Rental Car". In this episode, Andy and Mark discuss some pivotal issues and uncover some practical steps on...

Duration:00:16:23

#15 "Blockchain for Supply Chain" with Jim Barnes and Peter Rehm

8/29/2018
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"People say that everybody has a different reality. Now with Blockchain, everybody has the SAME reality". From AICPA & CIMA's office in Durham, North Carolina, Zinaida Mahmutefendic talks to Senior Digital Architect James Barnes and Peter Rehm, a former CPA with wide experience inside some of the USA's largest financial services companies. They touch on some of the most pertinent questions relating to this game-changing technology, including: ABOUT OUR EXPERTS James Barnes was a Senior...

Duration:00:13:44

#14 "Don't Poke The Bear" with business culture expert Julie Ann Sullivan

8/22/2018
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"Get buy-in BEFORE the change happens" Our guest is accounting expert, author and podcaster Julie Ann Sullivan. Based in Pittsburgh and helping clients worldwide, her deep experience and diverse background gives her a unique business perspective on improving employee engagement, inspiring leadership and creating better places to work. From AICPA & CIMA's London office, Kymberley McAdam's conversation with Julie Ann touches on several core topics central to the accounting profession...

Duration:00:21:05

#13 "Gamification" with Vince LoRusso of TrueUp

8/15/2018
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"If I could imagine what the future looks like... it allows us to repurpose ourselves" Vince LoRusso, CEO and co-founder of gamification startup TrueUp, outlines how gamifying the accounting and finance world can help companies better understand and benchmark skills for their teams and their job candidates. In this conversation with Zinaida Mahmutefendic of the Association's office in North Carolina, Vince answers questions like: What IS "Gamification"? What's the value of bite-size...

Duration:00:21:06

#12 "Power Through Partnership" with Betsy Polk and Maggie Ellis Chotas

8/8/2018
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"When you don't see it, you don't know it". Great things happen when women team up. In this exclusive conversation with AICPA&CIMA Communications and Social Strategy Lead Manager Jennifer Gardner, Betsy and Maggie share what they've discovered from 12 years of research and interviews with more than 125 women business leaders. Focusing specifically on partnerships between women and exploring their unique attributes and strengths, our guests explain the RAISE model for developing Pathways to...

Duration:00:15:50

#11 "Your Happiness Was Hacked" with Professor Vivek Wadhwa

8/1/2018
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“Parents have to get smarter than their children” In conversation with the Association's Jennifer Gardner, Professor Vivek Wadhwa outlines how today's changes in technology are fundamentally different compared to just 15 years ago. He shares some practical tips that help us limit technology's unintended impacts on our lives while benefiting from the opportunities it offers. Professor Wadhwa is an academic, a researcher, a writer and a tech entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He was on...

Duration:00:16:28

#10 "Coaching In A Disruptive World" with Dr. Jonathan Passmore

7/25/2018
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"Work can be a burden, or it can be a delight. How we view it depends on the choices that we make" Our featured expert is a chartered psychologist who holds five degrees, including an MBA and a doctorate in occupational psychology. Describing himself as "the leader's psychologist", Dr. Jonathan Passmore explains how coaching can help individuals, teams and organisations identify and grow new momentum in both their professional and personal spheres. He shares what he's learned from more...

Duration:00:39:33

#09 "Applying Disruption Through Applied AI" with Al Naqvi of the American Institute of Artificial Intelligence

7/18/2018
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"Stay committed to ethics and objectivity. Your commitment will be tested over and over again as we move through this revolution" A true pioneer in the field of Applied Artificial Intelligence in Business and Strategy, Professor Al Naqvi is Executive Director of the Society of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare, and CEO of the American Institute of A.I. His goal is to democratise artificial intelligence responsibly. Zinaida Mahmutefendic (AICPA-CIMA) finds out how, and...

Duration:00:25:12