82. The Tech Adoption Myth

Tech Adoption

''We are in an unprecedented era of change''

We hear this sentiment often but what does it actually mean? Is this massive rapid disruption, or is this just the same thing the world has seen and done at every major tech disruption since the telephone was invented?

David and Paul look at new data that debunks some common myths about the rate of adoption of the worlds most innovative technologies.

Check out the data here https://ourworldindata.org/technology-adoption

Best on Ground

David -IPA calls for vocational support to help with business financial literacy http://www.pubacct.org.au/news/financial-literacy-must-sme-growth

Paul - A bar where prices are matched to the FTSE https://www.brewdog.com/lowdown/press-hub/brewdog-canary-wharf

Worst on Ground

David - Paul's hopes of an accounting standard that allows SMEs to report per tax law have been dashed https://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/tax-compliance/12276-tax-and-accounting-alignment-neither-feasible-not-desirable-says-tax-board

David - Chartered Accountants Catalyst program trying to match ''Start-Ups'' with Accountants is an epic waste of time https://www.charteredaccountantsanz.com/about-us/ca-catalyst/partners/stone-and-chalk

Paul - UK Accountants be warned, the expert advisers to accountants are growing https://www.charteredaccountantsanz.com/about-us/ca-catalyst/partners/stone-and-chalk

Paul - Celebrity Chef status is no guarantee of a profitable restaurant