This four-part video series explores the current uses of cloud computing, risks and benefits for CPAs, protection and privacy issues, and ways to leverage cloud services to increase efficiency.


As organizations increasingly move to digital infrastructures, CPAs with an understanding of cloud services’ capabilities will be better equipped to make pivotal business decisions. In this video series, IBM Canada’s Cloud Consulting Services Leader, Mark Dymond discusses essential cloud concepts with host Liza Fromer. Their conversation includes topics like the responsibility of business owners and IT departments and how a cloud strategy can help integrate digital solutions into existing systems.

This series of four, 20-minute videos is a CPA Ontario PD Digital original production.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify what to look for in a service provider
  • recognize the uses and limitations of cloud services
  • understand the risks and benefits for CPAs
  • discuss the importance of privacy, protection, and data recovery
  • understand how to prioritize cybersecurity measures
  • list ways to integrate cloud services for better efficiencies
  • describe how cloud services achieve economies of scale
  • provide examples of successful cloud platforms
  • leverage cloud solutions to engage customers and turn data into insight

Watch the video trailer on Vimeo.