Auditing – Technology

Prompt: For this short paper, you will use the internet to research the impact of a specific technology on auditing. You will provide a description of the technology, an explanation of its current and potential future impact on auditing, and a suggestion of how auditing and auditors can better adapt to the changes brought about by the technology. Use the resources provided in this module for help choosing and researching a topic. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:  Technology Description: Provide a brief description of the technology you chose.  Impact on Auditing: Provide an explanation of the current impact of the technology on auditing and its potential future impact. Support your analysis with research.  Suggestions for Adapting: Provide suggestions for how auditors can better adapt to the changes brought about by the technology. If the technology you chose creates challenges for the profession, make suggestions for how auditors can adapt to meet these challenges. If the technology offers opportunities for the profession, make suggestions on how auditors can better adapt to take advantage of these opportunities. Support your suggestions with research.