An Assessment Of The Impact Of Information Technology On The Role Of Auditors
This research is used to examinewhether there is a relationship between implementation of advance technology and the future role of auditors. From the literature view, it is deduced that there is limited research that have been done to showwhether or not technology will or is influencing the roles of auditors. Thus, the aims of this thesis are to show in which ways and how audit practices will change due to the implementation of new technology. Based on the test performed for this research, the results show that information technology has an impact on the role of auditors and that the auditors’ task will change or is changing.Technology is reaching all aspects of business operations and the auditors have no alternative than to change the traditional function to more adaptable approach to technological development.
Keyword - Information Technology; Auditing; Big Data; Artificial Intelligence