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Feb 12, 2021

"Data is the life blood of finance ...IT Logic is the set of rules to leverage and control that data."

Finance professionals need to be able to explain complex things to other people, so this conversation could really help. Kristen Hughes is Associate Director of Technology with the AICPA & CIMA.  She is joined from Chicago by David Kovar, and from Virginia by Amanda Wilkie, one of this podcast's very first guests from back in mid-2018. Amanda and David are members of the Information, Management and Technology Advisory Committee of the AICPA. 

Talking Points. This conversation touches on these and other topics and considerations:

  • Why you should care about IT Logic
  • What are its key components?
  • How to apply class-leading IT Logic solutions for your organisation and your clients.

Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own team or organisation.

The Voices. Connect with the people behind the conversation.

  • Kristen Hughes is an Associate Director with Advisory Services and Credentialing at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. In addition, she leads the Information Management & Technology Assurance (IMTA) division of the AICPA. 
    David Kovar leads and delivers strategic technology projects primarily for Corporate and Asset Management Tax departments and Accounting firms. His leadership experience includes serving as a Big 4 Partner, Chief Technology Strategist, Tax and Accounting Technology Leader, Innovation Leader, and Technology Officer. He is currently interim Chief Executive Officer for Tax Prodigy, a fast-growing corporate income tax technology company
  • Amanda Wilkie is a Consultant with Boomer Consulting. She has two decades of technology experience, with 13 years driving change and process improvement through innovative technology solutions working across firms of varying sizes in the public accounting profession. She is a recognized expert in the profession as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Certified Blockchain Solution Architect. 

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