ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Pioneering the Use of Robotics to Streamline Accounting Practices

 

Artificial intelligence has come to Cal State Fullerton’s accounting department through a graduate course,  ACCT 503, a “toolbox” class for data analytics and robotics process automation. The class was part of a partnership between the department and UiPath, a New York-based RPA software company, designed to prepare accounting students for the reality of automation and “the future of work.”

"The idea is to have the bot do the everyday tasks and free up accountants so they have more time to do research or work with clients," said April Morris, co-director of CSUF’s Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance and a lecturer in accounting. Continue reading in the Orange County Register.

 

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