Journey of the Big Four: Accounting Firms Join the Cloud, Analytics & AI Bandwagon (Part Two)

Introduction During the early 2000’s, global corporations began to play around technologies which are now the founding pillars of innovation, i.e. data storage, cloud, and data analytics. These technologies will remain a part of the firms’ business model even in the coming future. Accounting firms are leveraging emerging technologies for their own and clients’ data […]

Robotic Process Automation: Changing Dynamics of Outsourcing (Part One)

Automation and robotics are changing the way we live and work. The pace at which automation is supplanting human exertion in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) firms shows that the pit between the digital-physical partitions will be crossed over fundamentally in the coming years, affecting human lives and enterprises. Over […]

Journey of the Big Four: Can Accounting Companies Offer More than Audit Services (Part One)

KEY HIGHLIGHTS Accounting Industry Transition Led by Motives of Revenue Growth, Market Share, and Competitiveness: Global Accounting Firms Begin to Look Beyond Their Existing Comfortable Sources of Income The Big Four Explore the Consulting Landscape by Leveraging Its Existing Pool of Expertise and Brand Name New Ventures Bring New Risks to the Management Table: The […]

Ransomware-as-a-Service: Risks to Business and Measures for Protection

Who is Most Vulnerable & What are the Risks for Businesses? Ransomware-as-a-Service’s (RaaS) ease of access and deployment allows it to flood the market with higher volumes of ransomware, greatly increasing an organization’s threat potential. The success of these platforms and the growing demand is driving ransomware authors to develop new distinct ransomware offerings to […]