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The second part of our Accountancy Revolution definition found on the first post was summarized this way:
“…allowing the former manual manipulation of raw accounting data to disappear…”
The “rapid technological means of data creation and production” found in the first post, is what came before this manual manipulation distinction. Technological changes are allowing all of this to happen. To boil it down, without the rapid technological changes that we see, we don’t have the makings of a profession reinventing itself. And if there is no reinvention, then we don’t get the benefit of allowing a manual profession to change into a more beautiful thing (for the profession and the client).
It’s like wishing the Industrial Revolution never happened.