A Sizable Portion of Accountants See No Use Case for AI

Blake and David look at the potential impact of AI on the accounting profession and discuss how AI tools like ChatGPT can boost productivity by automating tasks, improving communication, and assisting with problem-solving. They also examine the implications of these efficiency gains on the billable hour, predicting that firms will need to adapt their pricing strategies as a result. Finally, they review the results of a recent Accounting Today survey, which reveals accountants' perceptions and concerns about AI in the profession.

  • (02:24) - The inefficiency at Disney World compared to accountants and timesheets
  • (09:38) - JP Morgan AI tool cuts human work by 90%
  • (11:14) - BofA Cash Pro Forecasting
  • (18:29) - Blake checks in on live chat
  • (19:11) - Survey on how much people actually want to work
  • (27:17) - Kindness initiatives at firms
  • (28:26) - Is gratitude better than a pay raise?
  • (29:34) - New Accounting Today AI survey
  • (40:00) - Blake shares example of how he used AI in his personal life
  • (42:36) - Forbes article on ChatGPT prompts for leaders and managers
  • (55:29) - Thanks for listening and remember to subscribe

Show Notes
JPMorgan Says Its AI Cashflow Tool Cut Human Work Almost 90%
Accounting's reluctant AI revolution    
Firms find it’s cool to be kind    
Bank Of America CashPro Forecasting               

12 ChatGPT Prompts For Leaders And Managers In 2024

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David Leary
David Leary
President and Founder, Sombrero Apps Company
A Sizable Portion of Accountants See No Use Case for AI
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