AN ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF ACCOUNTING SYSTEM ON CLOUD: A CASE STUDY IN ABBAZ ADVISORY
The impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the rapid advances in science and technology have created the concept of cloud technology, which effectively supports the developments of Internet of Things (IoT), automation, and robotics. One of the greatest technological changes affecting the accountancy profession is cloud accounting, which helps to reduce infrastructure support costs, improve the accessibility of accounting, save time, and provide larger storage compared to traditional accounting. These changes warrant a new level of preparedness, investment, and adaptation for accounting firms. The aim of this research is to understand the cloud technology service offered by audit firms. In achieving the research objectives, this study conducted interviews to obtain insights into the issues affecting the adoption and use of cloud accounting technology. Consequently, the overview of cloud technology offered by audit firms will enable the study to support the change caused by technological developments and guide the accounting profession in implementing the cloud technology effectively.
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