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3 Technology Changes That Will Shape the Future of Accounting

Custom Content from the Los Angeles Business Journal

Technology brings us new levels of interconnectivity, providing real-time updates from news to social networks to sports. The ability to seamlessly collect information will also have a significant impact on the field of accounting. Three emerging technologies in particular—Blockchain, automation, and cloud software—will shake up some traditional accounting practices and streamline others. These new processes have the potential to drastically simplify some of the most labor-intensive parts of accounting and tax work and allow both company and accountant more bandwidth to focus on strategic planning.

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Regulated Water Utilities: Investing In Tomorrow


The U.S. has an infrastructure crisis

Look Again


It’s almost too much of a cliché to say that looks can overshadow substance in Los Angeles.

PAGE 3: AEG Fit to Be Thai’d? Bompard & Big Aristote

Word on the street around L.A. Live says AEG is ready for more than one night in Bangkok – stay tuned on that one …

Report Finds UCLA Impact on the State Economy Tops $11B

The University of California-Los Angeles is the fourth-largest employer in Los Angeles County with more than 43,000 full-time employees, which helped the institution generate $11.06 billion in economic activity statewide during the 2016-17 fiscal year, according to a recent report.

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Charles Drew University Inks Agreement to Educate More Doctors for South L.A.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles inked an agreement with Ross University School of Medicine on Sept. 12 that could triple of the number of students who attend medical school.

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UCLA Snares Top Spot on U.S. News Public University Ranking

UCLA is the top public university in the country and tied for 19th overall among public universities, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s latest annual ranking of undergraduate programs released Sept. 10.

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Word to Wise on Managing Toxic Employees


Toxic employees – people in the workplace with extremely difficult personalities – are quite prevalent.

Accounting for Teachers


Anyone who doubts the importance of putting the Los Angeles Unified School District’s fiscal house in order should check our coverage of higher education this week.

Pepperdine, AEG Join on Classroom

Staples Center to house sports, entertainment business school classes

Pepperdine University’s partnership with Staples Center owner AEG puts new entertainment, sports and media management courses in the center of the action.

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PAGE 3: Segal’s U.K. Connection; Lagana’s Side Hustle

It takes a village to get a grip on fashion these days,

Demand Up for M.S. Degrees

EDUCATION: Business schools respond to market

How M.B.A.s have spawned a new batch of business-focused M.S. programs.

Amazon’s Cloud Certificate Is Ray of Sunshine


While California’s economy is strong, many businesses in Los Angeles are having trouble expanding

L.A. Laurels for Lard


Don’t let all those reality shows about chefs and restaurants cloud the fact that food is a necessity

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Bail Bond Supporters Plan to Seek Reprieve

FINANCE: Qualifying measure would delay effects

Bail-bond companies want referendum on new pretrial bail ban.

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