The 11-step plan to winning the war against accounting "bots."
By Hitendra Patil
Like a snowball rolling down a hill, the fear that automation and artificial intelligence will replace accountants with robots is rapidly gaining mass and momentum in the accounting profession.
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But accounting is one profession that has always adapted to technological and regulatory evolution over a long period. I am sure accountants will ride the new, so-called fire-spitting-jobs-guzzling automation dragon within no time.
But first, let's think about the underground shift that will happen because of the automation in accounting. Why will automation mean more business for accountants?