I am live blogging from today's AICPA Insights Live webcast, Voices of Fraud: Learning from the Perpetrator. This webcast is part of a new fraud series entitled "Voices of Fraud" and will focus on real world stories from experienced fraudsters. By analyzing the fact pattern that allowed the fraud to occur, we'll learn how to detect fraud within an organization. The webcast also focuses on methods to help prevent opportunities for fraud to occur in the future. (Email subscribers can read the live blog on our website.) Be sure to explore the other webcasts in the AICPA Insights Live series.
Not too long ago, Gmail started rolling out a new layout which
features different tabs to group your emails. By default, Gmail users see three
tabs: Primary, Social and Promotions. Users can now find their emails on one of
these tabs, based on Gmail’s settings. This change doesn’t just affect Gmail
through your browser, but also through the Gmail app on your smartphone. (If
you access your Gmail through IMAP or Exchange settings on your smartphone, you
will still see all emails in one inbox.) Google says it made this
change to give users more control of their inbox.
In the U.S., 12.3% of the population is identified
as a nascent entrepreneur or owner of a business less than three years old.
That is roughly 22 million people between the ages of 18-64. The number is even
higher if you factor in the growing number of people who think about owning a
business or work inside an organization. And who wouldn’t want to be an
entrepreneur? They’re passionate, resilient, decisive and fearless. And because
of these personality traits, they are often more innovative than their
Wouldn’t it be great if you could harness those personality
traits in your own organization?
The 2013 AICPA Spring governing Council meeting kicked off on Sunday and just wrapped up. Take a look at the three-day meeting through the eyes of social media. (Email subscribers: View the full story on AICPA Insights.)
I live blogged from the AICPA's Sustainability Workshop that took place May 2 to 3 in New York City. The workshop is part of the Executive Boardroom Series from the AICPA and the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative at the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. Below is a replay of the entire two-day event.