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Tech Pulse 2023: How are accountants using ChatGPT?
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Join us for Tech Pulse, our live interactive news show lifting the lid on the latest in accounting tech to optimise business and integration. Hosted by AccountingWEB Tech Editor Tom Herbert, Tech Pulse is straight talking, simple and dedicated to answering the burning tech questions accountants need answering. Each episode comes with one CPD point for attendees to claim via our simple survey form.
Technology Editor Tom Herbert is a long-time contributor to AccountingWEB, providing unbiased news and analysis from the accounting tech universe. He previously edited the site from 2017-2020, leaving only for a short stint as Online Editor for ICAEW Insights where he oversaw the launch of a rejuvenated ICAEW website and email programme, driving record levels of traffic and engagement with the Institute's digital programme. Now back in the AWEB fold, you can watch Tom on his regular LinkedIn video series Accountech Bytes or listen to his regular appearances on AccountingWEB's inimitable podcast No Accounting for Taste.
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At the start of 2023, ChatGPT and other generative AI tools made headlines across the tech world through their ability to generate coherent, original outputs from a simple natural language prompt and provide iterative responses based on further feedback.
Many in the accountancy world tested out how such tools could be used in the profession, with one firm owner using the chatbot to write to clients and another attempting to visualise what it might be like to take one on as a member of staff. ChatGPT also came close to passing an ACA Assurance exam.
But after the initial hype, are accountants actually using ChatGPT and other generative AI tools in their firms or businesses? If so, how? And what results have they seen?
In this interactive session, you’ll find out:
How accountants are using generative AI tools
The opportunities and challenges in adopting such technologies
What’s next for generative AI and the profession
Time allowing, there will also be a Q&A session at the end of the broadcast.
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