Covid-19: A Catalyst for Driving Digital Transformation and the Invention of Digital Accountant Skills

by Arindam Metia
Assistant Professor, Raiganj University, Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal, India


Metia, A. (2023). Covid-19: A Catalyst for Driving Digital Transformation and the Invention of Digital Accountant Skills. In P.K. Paul, S. Sharma, E. Roy Krishnan (Eds.), Advances in Business Informatics empowered by AI & Intelligent Systems (pp 73-86). CSMFL Publications.


The Covid-19 situation has created a significant acceleration of digital transformation worldwide and digitization transformation is now a necessity. Now, all traditional transactions have been transformed into automated processes, digital dashboards, mass customization and predictive analytics. The current study shows how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected global business as a result of digital transformation. This study also covers the implications of digitization in various sectors. The chapter also examines how technological developments bring new heights to the accounting profession and demand new skills for digital transformation. It discusses digital transformation and gives insights into how traditional accounting knowledge combined with digital knowledge can fulfil its potential of it.

Keywords: digital technology, economy, automation, digital skills

This work is a part of: Advances in Business Informatics empowered by AI & Intelligent Systems (Eds. P.K. Paul, Sushil Sharma, Edward Roy Krishnan)

© CSMFL Publications & its authors.


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