Using the internet, find an article that describes an area where an author believes continuous assurance will be (or would have been) of greater value to solve a problem, or prevent a problem in the future.
Write five to six paragraphs (short) describing the authors position, and present an opposing point of view. It is likely that the author also describes weaknesses in the position, be sure to include references.
Conduct research of current literature and data bases to find two software as a service (SaaS) providers that might be of interest to accountants. Prepare a report or presentation that discusses the positives and negatives of each program. If you were the decision maker in a large multinational manufacturing company would you use either of these programs? Why or why not.