Exploring the A-B-C-D of the Digital Age and their Impact on Accounting - Virtual Experience

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  • Date/Time
    • Dec 18, 2024
    • Sign In: 9:30am (MT)
    • Program: 10:00am - 11:00am (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
      Your Space
      ISCPA / WASCPA Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 1.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Specialized Knowledge and Applications (1.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • None

  • Vendor
    • Washington Society of CPAs
  • Level
    • Basic
  • Fields of Study
    • Personal Development
  • Message
    • Virtual Experience


This session will start with a quick look at how Artificial intelligence, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, and Data governance are impacting the accounting ecosystem supporting transaction recordation and financial reporting. Then we'll dive deeper into how to identify opportunities for automation, whether with traditional programming, robotic process automation (RPA), or machine learning. We'll close out with a look at how the role of the finance team leader will change and the skills needed to be successful in the near future.

Designed For

Tax Practitioners


When you complete this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify how artificial intelligence will impact accounting
  • Identify how blockchain will impact accounting
  • Identify how data governance will impact accounting
  • Define some of the best places to obtain more information and stay abreast of recent crypto tax changes


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Cybersecurity

Advanced Prep

  • Manual will be available to download in the meeting room
  • Test your computer/device for compatibility with virtual meeting space well in advance of your webinar
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    Donny Shimamoto

    The visionary behind the Center for Accounting Transformation, Donny is leading a movement to enable transformation and change the world for the better by empowering and equipping business and accounting professionals with leading-edge tools and techniques. An innovative thought leader, Donny is dedicated to strategic growth and transformation and throughout his career, has gained invaluable knowledge and exposure to a wide range of industries and sectors allowing him to harness the unique ability to bridge between business and technology. In 2001, Donny founded IntrapriseTechknowlogies LLC, a specialized CPA firm dedicated to helping small businesses and middle market organizations leverage strategic technologies, proactively manage their business and technical risks, and enable balanced organizational growth, and development. Donny also works with larger organizations as a trusted business advisor, facilitating organizational strategic planning and execution, IT governance and planning, enterprise architecture, information architecture and assurance, business process improvement, and business intelligence initiatives.


    B.B.A. in Accounting & Management Information Systems, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI (1997) Certified Public Accountant, Hawaii (2001) Certified Information Technology Professional, AICPA (2005) Chartered Global Management Accountant, AICPA & CIMA (2012) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • 2023 - present: Tax Profession Strategic Advisory Group
    • 2021 - present: Chair - National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs (2014 - present: Member)
    • 2015 - present: CGMA Webcast Task Force
    •  Discussion Leader for Artificial Intelligence (December 2016) and Cybersecurity (November 2018)
    • 2014 - 2016: Nominations Committee
    • 2011 - 2014: Chair, Information Management & Technology Assurance Executive Committee
    • 2010 - 2013: At-Large Member - Governing Council
    • 2009 - 2012: Assurance Services Executive Committee
    • 2009 - 2011: Co-Chair - Business Intelligence Working Group
    • 2006 - 2009: Information Technology Executive Committee
    • Other activities and leadership positions: ASEC Emerging Technologies Taskforce, ITEC Business Intelligence Working Group (Co-Chair), CGMA Webcast Taskforce, CITP Redesign Task Force, CPA Horizons 2025 Advisory Panel, EDGE Conference Steering Committee, Emerging Technologies Task Force, IT Competency Model Task Force, Risk-Based Auditing (IT Considerations) Working Group, TECH+ Conference Steering Committee
    Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants (HSCPA)
    • 2002 - present: member
    • 2010 - 2014: Board of Directors
    • 2008 - 2010: Chair, Technology Advocacy Committee
    Member: Houston Society of CPAs, IIA Hawaii Chapter, ISACA Hawaii Chapter, Texas Society of CPAs Member: Information Systems And Control Association (ISACA) Member: Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Member: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) 2019 - 2022, Technology Advisory Group 2022: Canopy List of Accounting Influencers 2012 - 2023: Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting, CPA Practice Advisor Magazine 2017 - 2022: Top 100 Most Influential People, Accounting Today 2016: Standing Ovation award, Information Management & Technology Assurance Division, AICPA 2013 & 2014: Top 100 Most Influential People, Accounting Today 2014: Top "40 Under 40", CPA Practice Advisor Magazine 2012: Maximo Mukalebai Award for Outstanding Service to the CPA Profession, AICPA 2010: President's Award, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants 2004: Top Technology Leader, Pacific Business News 2007, 2009, 2014: Top "40 Under 40" CPA Technology Professionals, CPA Technology Advisor Magazine

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