Auditing  |  Format: Flash

The Impact of Cognitive Technology: A Game Changer

Course Overview
As the availability of data increases exponentially, a major factor in enterprise growth and progress has been the equally rapid growth of so-called cognitive technology, designed to aid organizations cull through reams of information to glean insights on almost anything. In our opening segment, KPMG's Marc Macaulay assesses how state-of-the-art cognitive technology has transformed - and is likely to continue changing - the financial reporting landscape, including its workforce.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize what is meant by the term cognitive technology;
  • Identify how auditors can use data analytics;
  • Recognize the benefits of cognitive technology;
  • Recognize the end goal of cognitive technology.

    Catalog Number: 99SPK32
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: SmartPros
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in financial reporting or auditing, or an introductory course in auditing
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Auditing
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: May 30, 2018 / Dec 31, 2020