Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Financial: Implications and Applications for Finance and Accounting Professionals

  • 6h 13m
  • Sean Stein Smith
  • Springer
  • 2019

Blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform how the accounting and financial services industries engage with the business, stakeholder and consumer communities. Presenting a blend of technical analysis with current and future applications, this book provides professionals with an action plan to embrace and move forward with these new technologies in financial and accounting organizations. It is written in a conversational style that is unbiased and objective, replacing jargon and technical details with real world case examples.

In this Book

  • Foreword & Introductory Information
  • The Changing Accounting Landscape
  • Cryptocurrencies & The Financial Services Landscape
  • Consensus Methodologies
  • Stablecoins & The Decentralized Organization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • The View from the Top
  • A New Niche for Practitioners
  • Leveraging Technology to Reduce Ambiguity
  • Internal Control Considerations
  • Implications & Trends for Financial Services
  • Audit Implications of AI & Blockchain
  • ESG & Other Emerging Technology Applications
  • Cybersecurity & Insurance
  • Next Stage Applications
  • Data as an Asset
  • Elevation to Strategic Advisor
  • Conclusions & Future Directions