Business and industry news from around the web: Nov. 12 – 16, 2018

Written on May 01, 2020

New technology, new rules: Reimagining the modern finance workforce
Innovations in technology and management practice are creating new opportunities for the finance function to add value to the business. Here’s how finance teams will need to evolve to make the most of them.

U.S. tax cut said to have little impact on investment
The sweeping corporate tax cuts signed into law almost a year ago have had little or no effect on most U.S. companies’ hiring and investment plans, according to a new business survey.

From the 116th Congress to 2020
How will policy and regulatory changes affect your business?

Licensure under fire in the states
State legislators are coming together to challenge the necessity and value of occupational licensing. So far, there have been no direct challenges to whether CPAs should be licensed. However, there’s a national anti-licensure legislative strategy that does not distinguish between occupations and learned professions such as CPAs.

Tech Corner - Virtual reality makes food taste better
In another example of VR bleeding into real life, Cornell University food scientists found that cheese eaten in pleasant VR surroundings tasted better than the same cheese eaten in a drab sensory booth. That’s right: cheese tastes better on a virtual farm versus inside a blank, empty cyberia.

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