Jun 2020


Zoomed out: Is digital signing and digital meetings eroding the relationship between clients?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, Australian tax compliance, Digital, post-pandemic

COVID-19 has displaced workforces in Australia, more so in the more heavily populated capital and major cities of Australia. This has meant the rapid evolution and deployment of the new age of digital platforms supporting online collaboration. At the same time, there is a thinning of the traditional hierarchy of accounting firms, through disintermediation of the organisation. Timesheets are disappearing …


Aug 2016

CSIRO modelling and the impacts of offshoring and automation on Australian accountants

By: Odyssey Publication
Tags: Automation, Digital, Offshoring

Last week we mentioned the CSIRO released a report on “Tomorrows digitally enabled workforce”. At 112 pages it’s certainly a detailed document, but it’s worth also looking at the Appendix on modelling. In “Modelling occupation changes in Australia”, the CSIRO identified 4 different work activities: Knowledge, Influencing people, Machines and Movement, Personal Services. In the first model, skills are noted …