After today this blog will be on high-ate-us until Monday, June 5th, at which point I will resume regular updates. The computer got a bit faster and more powerful this year, but it’ll be interesting to see if Microsoft can push its capabilities even further in 2017. However, it can sometimes be very difficult to observe a benefit due to weak coupling between the technology and the benefit.
Again this year, Purdue’s future technology conference Dawn or Doom is offering a student writing contest. Whether you are on the go, in your office or at home, new technology gadgets can introduce great time-saving advantages into your day, as well as make life easier.
In June 2016 72 percent of Britons didn’t know anything about the Investigatory Powers Act. Samsung’s first opportunity to recover from the Galaxy Note 7 debacle will come with the launch of its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, in the spring of 2017. The accounting profession has definitely been influenced by the recent bombardment of technology within the industry.
In general product managers may not be able to devote adequate time to new products as they have to take care of existing products’ marketing and selling issues. Many outcomes of the interaction of technology and accounting are simply changes to the profession.
As you’re learning, remind yourself how much the specific piece of technology will benefit your life. However, raw technology is only interesting to the broader public when it shows up in new and innovative products and experiences. Technology has provided many tools that increase efficiency in any business, including accounting.