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A Rutgers PUBLIC LECTURE: From blockchain to AI and RPA: A look at cutting-edge tech and the enterprise

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Date: 9 February 2018 - FRIDAY
Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Faculty: Prof. Miklos Vasarhelyi

Venue: 1 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089109
Cost: FREE!

From blockchain to AI and RPA: A look at cutting-edge tech and the enterprise
Attend this OPEN PUBLIC lecture from Prof Miklos Vasarhelyi

Everyone from CIOs to Marketers, from Supply Chain to Insurance professionals are often faced with the daunting task of determining what technologies are relevant to their business -- and what isn't -- and this is occurring at a rate never seen before. Today, how and when a company leverages cutting-edge technology can create a distinct advantage over the competition.

This essential lecture examines the most talked about emerging technologies today: blockchain, robotic process automation (RPA), and artificial intelligence (AI). It breaks down how these technologies are making an impact, why business professionals should pay attention to them and some insights as to how they can introduce cutting-edge tech into their business strategies.

This talk will delve into the fundamentals of these emerging technologies and shine a light on the ways in which leading businesses are using cutting-edge tech to boost business growth and performance -- from improving back-end processes to better serving their companies' customers.

About the Professor: Professor Miklos A. Vasarhelyi is the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems and serves as Director of the Rutgers Accounting Research Center (RARC) & Continuous Auditing & Reporting Lab (CAR Lab).

He is credited with developing the original continuous audit application and is the leading researcher in this field. At Rutgers Business School, Professor Vasarhelyi heads the Continuous Auditing and Reporting Laboratory, which works on projects for such leading companies as Siemens, KPMG, Procter & Gamble, AICPA, CA Technologies and Brazil’s Itau-Unibanco. Also, he leads the RADAR (Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research Initiative) project supported by the 8 leading CPA firms, AICPA, and CPA Canada.

Vasarhelyi, who received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from UCLA, has published more than 200 journal articles, 20 books, and directed over 40 Ph.D. theses. He is the editor of the Artificial Intelligence in Accounting and Auditing series and the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting.

The professor also has taught executive programs to many large international organizations, including GE, J&J, Eli Lilly, Baxter, ADL, Volvo, Siemens, Chase Bank, and AT&T.

Fri Feb 9, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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