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CPA Ontario’s Future Forward podcasts offer a refreshing gateway to new ideas and hot topics for professionals across industries. 

Episodes are available free of charge to anyone using your favorite podcast app (open your podcast app and search for "CPA Ontario Future Forward"), or listen to them below.



Jul 31, 2018

Join Ron Schwartz and Liz West as they discuss how varied professionals can get involved in data science initiatives without taking a new advanced degree. Finance professionals are well-suited for the “Storyteller” (or “Translator”) role – a role that is critical for the success of data science initiatives.

Jul 26, 2018

With the growing richness of data, organizations have more insight into user behaviour patterns and transactions than ever before. While privacy is a big issue, there are also new exposures that many people and organizations have not foreseen.

Jul 25, 2018

Join Ron Schwartz and Liz West as they discuss key strategies and techniques for crafting compelling business cases for data science projects with fixed purposes and planned outcomes.

Jul 23, 2018

Data has become a new competitive battleground for many companies. Today, we see data being gathered and mined all around us. Examples include affinity programs that request our information, websites that track our online activity and advertise products of interest specifically for us, phones that know where we are and...

Jul 19, 2018

When we think of the cannabis industry, many of us tend to focus overwhelmingly on growing and branded consumer packaged goods. During this episode of Future Forward, Michael Miller of White Sheep Corp. and Liz West discuss the future of the industry and new technologies. Tune in and find out how you can get involved.