The Big Deal About Big Data Webcast | 4193123A

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May 20, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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CPE 4.00
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There are many definitions of Big Data and data analytics, but the key concept is moving beyond traditional financial data. Explore tools and data analytics techniques to discover new insights and to provide ways for CPAs to grow their services.

The expanding use of Big Data and data analytics is providing companies with new insights about their respective organization, products, services, customers, and vendors. CPAs can start small with familiar tools and offer valuable client insights while scaling up to larger projects.

Materials are provided as an ebook.


  • Recognize how Big Data is different than financial data.
  • Determine why Big Data analytics requires a different mindset.
  • Increase the awareness of the analytical power of Excel
  • Identify the different types of more advanced data analytic tools.
  • Understand why data visualization tools are growing in popularity.

Major Subjects:

  • Big Data definitions, terminology and technology
  • Using Big Data
  • Data analytics and tools
  • Big Data challenges: collecting, analyzing and interpreting
  • Big Data and data analytics opportunities

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CPAs and financial professionals.


Dr Glen L. Gray, CPAPh.D., CPA

Glen L. Gray, Ph.D., CPA is professor emeritus in the department of accounting and information systems at the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge. His research includes data analytics, internal controls, XBRL and technology-related topics. He has been a member of the XBRL consortium since 2000. He has written XBRL articles for California CPA, as well as many other publications. He has also made numerous technology-related presentations.

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