Accountancy18-bullet-boxesThe Alternative Accountancy Strategic IT Conference will define how technology can benefit both your practice and your clients

Delivered in association with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the event will demonstrate how your firm can build the business case to adopt technology and tackle head-on the internal cultural challenges faced when developing a digital strategy.

The content is written by the accountancy market, for the accountancy market and is completely focused on the needs, and budgets, of mid-tier practices. All speakers, case studies and solutions are appropriate to the size, challenges, budgets and experiences of mid-market practices.

Join us in March to get advice and insight from your peers on managing digital transformation.


This event will help partners and IT leaders to:

  • Manage the rising costs of software and upgrades
  • Demonstrate the value of the IT department and help you to combat the rise of shadow IT
  • Gain an insight into the latest change management best practice
  • Keep up with overwhelming pace of technological change in the accountancy sector
  • Understand the latest advice on cloud services for accountancy
  • Implement document management, practice management and CRM systems
  • Ensure your organisation’s data security and make sure you are GDPR-ready
  • Get ready for MTD and the technology you need to make it work
  • Help you to manage the delicate balance between mobility and security
  • Get an understanding of the professional services tech vendor marketplace – so you can be confident you are investing in technologies and vendors which are trusted, sustainable and effective
  • Learn from subject matter experts on AI, blockchain, cyber security and more

Here are just a few things accountancy practices said about the 2017 event:

“For anyone not immersed in technology it is very useful to be exposed to what is currently the leading edge and the likely developments to come.”  Graham Gordon, Moore & Smalley

“A good insight into the direction of the profession & IT.” Graham Wallace, Barnes Roffe

“The general feeling of ‘camaraderie’ and the identification of common problems with some suggestions of solutions.”  Jonny Woodward, PKF Francis Clark

“Good to catch up with like-minded people to hear what is happening at other firms and with IT providers.” Colin Peacock, HSKS Greenhalgh

“I enjoyed the networking opportunities – meeting colleagues from other firms.  Most useful was hearing how other firms are addressing the same challenges that we face.”  Jonathan Booty, Bulley Davey

“The simple fact you realise everyone else in facing the same challenges as you!  Some insightful suggestions and solutions to some of these problems.” Ian Smith, Ryecroft Glenton

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