The Role of Cognitive Technologies in Business

The new buzz words are machine learning, robotic cognitive automation, cognitive analytics, cognitive technologies and artificial intelligence. Many business leaders are trying to understand what the future of cognitive technology means for their business and the world.

What are some actual examples of these technologies that are already changing the way businesses work? Where are the successes and challenges? What are the consequences of these technologies on employees and society?

Free Deloitte CPE webcast

Deloitte, one of the world’s biggest accounting firms, is taking a leading role in trying to understand cognitive technology now and predict the various roles it will have in business in the future. Over the next two weeks, Deloitte is presenting four webinars on the impact of cognitive technologies .


Participants in these webinars will be eligible for 1 free CPE credit for each event.

Retail loss analytics: From value protection to value creation  – How can retailers use cutting-edge technology and analytics to improve efficiency, reduce inventory shrinkage and improve margins?

Robotics and cognitive technologies: More finance transformation – This webinar will discuss actual examples of how AI and robotic technology is already transforming the finance department.

Cognitive technologies: Lessons learned from early adopters

Asset management 2.0: Driving optimization and performance

Non profit fundraising strategy webinars

Non profit fundraising is extremely competitive and developing a winning strategy is critical to your organization’s success, but how do you find philanthropists and donors who are willing to donate to your organization or charity over other deserving charitable organizations?

There are three free webinars in this week’s calendar that help non-profit organizations develop a winning strategy.


RSM Free Live CPE Webcast

RSM has a two free live webinars this week to discuss how to discover and understand a potential donor’s passion. First learn why the philanthropist wants to give and then work out how the donor will give. Help them with the tools and tactics to accomplish the donor’s mission.

Click these links to register for the two-part webinar. Active participants in each webinar are eligible for 1 free CPE credit.

Developing your planned giving strategy Part 1

Developing your planned giving strategy Part 2



MossAdams free CPE webinar

MossAdams also has a free webinar this week to discuss charitable giving. They will discuss setting up various types of organizations and help explain the rules that govern them. The free webinar is for 1 free CPE credits.

Explore Charitable Giving Options for Your Organization

This is a busy week for CPE webcasts

This week there are twenty-one free CPE webinars for CPAs.

The big event this week is Crowe Horwath’s Revenue Recognition Symposium. They will have breakout sessions by industry and provide up to 4 free CPE credits.

Deloitte is having another webinar on the hot topic of Robotics. How will artificial intelligence transform the workplace. They have presented several webinars lately on this topic.

Check out all of the events here: Free Live CPE Calendar  If you see a webinar you like, you can click the event link to be taken directly to the event website to register.