About Us

The BAFA Accounting Information Systems & Emerging Technologies SIG aims to promote research and application to inform theory and practice in the broad area of contemporary accounting information systems and emerging technologies related to big data analytics, artificial intelligence, data visualisation, machine learning, deep learning, XBRL, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and blockchain reporting and assurance.

The AISET special interest group (SIG), is informing researchers, practice, business, professional bodies, policy makers and standard setters of the benefits and value creation for utilisation of innovative technologies techniques and tools and addressing matters related to barriers and restrictions of wider implementation to the accounting and auditing landscape.

AISET members will be working in the following areas inquiries, among many others:

  • IT audit
  • Continuous auditing
  • Audit data analytics
  • Audit planning using data analytics
  • Internal control analytics
  • Forensic analytics
  • Textual analytics
  • Fraud detection analytics
  • Management accounting decision support systems
  • Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP)
  • Intelligence systems
  • Management decision making
  • ESG assurance analytics
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • XBRL
  • Accounting and audit digitalisation
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT governance
  • IT control
  • Accounting information visualisation
  • Internet financial reporting
  • Social media analytics
  • Social networks analytics
  • Accounting information system design
  • Tax automation
  • Smart contracts analytics
  • Cybersecurity reporting
  • Blockchain applications in accounting and auditing
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • AIS intelligence