Accounting Influencers Roundtable

Accounting
Influencers
Roundtable

How AI & ChatGPT Change Accounting: Randy Johnston

Discover the history of AI, the importance for accountants, privacy risks, regulations, and effective risk management.

Randy Johnston takes listeners through the history of artificial intelligence (AI) and its relevance to accountants. He shares insights on the development of computer vision, voice recognition, and neural networks over the years. Randy highlights key milestones such as Microsoft’s AI-based operating system in 1995 and the emergence of generative AI with OpenAI’s ChatGPT models. He explains how these models utilize large language models to produce accurate answers by analyzing vast internet content. Randy emphasizes the importance of accountants researching and using AI while acknowledging the risks associated with privacy and confidentiality. He discusses the concerns and debates surrounding AI regulations and encourages listeners to stay updated on the rapidly evolving landscape of AI.

Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 40 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Systems and Network Integration, Accounting Software Selection, Business Development and Management, Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning, and Process Engineering.

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