Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

November 6, 2019

How the CCPA Impacts the Handling of Children’s Data

The CCPA impacts the handling of children’s data and a lot is going to change when the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020. If your organization does not have a policy already in place for the handling of children’s data, it’s time to consider the issues raised in this post …

Count Down to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The pressure is on if your business handles the consumer data of people living in California. The count down to the CCPA has officially begun. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which takes effect January 1, 2020, is changing the landscape of how businesses collect and use personal data.  And the impact isn’t only being …

July 16, 2019

Is CCPA Making Sense of Unstructured Data?

Is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) forcing your organization to create structure for your unstructured data? Beginning with a full inventory of the personal data companies house, the CCPA puts companies on the path to not only knowing what data they have collected, but also fully understanding and recording how they use or share …

July 8, 2019

Adopting AI While Embracing Data Privacy

Data privacy infringement is among the reasons why organizations hold back from incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) tools into their environments. It is not easy to figure out often-nuanced privacy requirements. The good news is that there can be a marriage between privacy and AI technology for all business types, sizes and revenue thresholds. For companies, …

June 26, 2019

Getting Ready for CCPA: What to Do for Data Inventory

Has your organization recently or almost begun to inventory and map in-scope personal data, along with instances of “selling” data, in preparation for the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)?   If so, you need insight into the scope of your organization’s processing activities and a true understanding of the value of your enterprise data. This …

June 10, 2019

Framing Data Privacy as a Business Issue

Overwhelmed with all the developments in the data privacy space? Wondering how to navigate the challenges facing your organization? Have you been assigned the privacy compliance function? Not sure what those challenges are, or which ones take priority? First things first: take a step back and realize you’re not alone as you ponder the path …

June 4, 2019

The Storm You Can’t Ignore in Planning for CCPA Compliance

A Quick Glance at Recent Privacy Regulations Companies are taking notice of the bevy of new regulations that establish new privacy obligations and grant consumers greater insight into and control over personal information that is collected on them and who can access it.  First was the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went …