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ears ago, betore my time in If you cannot explain the results you nf a screen ior lengthy training, you
satety, l was placed in charge have, how do you knnw they are may well lose your audience
of various aspects at our correctz And are they ui any value? Du W2 hm time in mg additional
accounting department. we l have too otten seen reports that mm“ , Amlmel mm mflwm
had what was, at the time, state-ot.the- lonk great, but when the results are d 5’ . Y ih 3’

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art computer technology. And because l questioned, the answers leave me E um mm“ and “mu 0“ Din
believed in it, l trusted it. The problem ieeling less than confident about the mqmin ii mwgmleflm bflzmf 3
was that my general understanding data and reasoning that went into . 5 *

. . . available. These are not a reason to
otsome at the more sophisticated them. And trequently, tlus leads to mm, the “h” N a ‘mum mg
accounting principles as well as what those using the technology to question damn P ’ ' ' ’
really was occurring within the custom the results themselves, going back and ’
programming was laclong. lt louk some reviewing the data and thus losing with all these thoughts, it would
hard lessons and some patient people any Efficizncles that they otherwise appear that 1 do not appreciate what
to help me through these times and would have gained. And as we reason technology has to otter but note my
otten, l would rely more upon what inrwarrl trom our results, are we truly comment above_l am truly amazed.
l put on a columnar pad or lrept in a iocused on the proper ls.~'ues7 Are we The ability to provide a concise,
separate spreadsheet fur accuracy or proceeding down the correct murse? portable, consistent message is an
backup. l have heard the comment that immense advantage. The potential
,. . ,, . ls the technology right fur your . . . .

technology is only a tool many times, . ability to have real time results is
. . audience? l am an extremely tactile, _ . .
but is it the right tool and do we rely . a must in our competitive world.
. . visual learner. I appreciate a verbal .
upon it too oiten, trusting it without 1 H d, b uh Technology otters an avenue to
understanding what it is doing? As a “P 3"“ ““ ‘“ “ “‘3’“"" “ . E these conclusions. But understand
. learning process in me solidihes when l . _ . . .
disclaimer though, let me note that a lot . , . its shortcomings, what went into
_ . see it happening when l can participate ,
nf technology truly amazes me yet in developing the answers and the needs
or periorm. And many ui the people l . .
many ways, has passed me by. , nf your audience. Only by doing this
have encountered in the industry are
will the technology allow you to reach

some thoughts, beyond the cost issues, the same wny—LhaI is oiten why they om mu mum! .

proprietary sottware concerns and chose this industry. If the technology Y P '

privacy worries. involved means sitting a person in tront M, g... ,..,s,,,y ,.,,,,t,,,, ,,,,,,,,.g,,,,,,,,,,,

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