There are several resources you can use to either refresh your team’s IDEA skills or train a new team member.
The process for analyzing data provides accountants, financial managers, and auditors an opportunity to develop and grow their critical thinking skills.
HOUSTON – August 8, 2017 – Audimation Services, Inc., the sole U.S. distributor of CaseWare IDEA® have selected Kathryn Horton, Audit Supervisor at Daszkal Bolton LLP, as the recipient of the 2017 U.S. IDEA® User of Excellence Award. She is being recognized for her innovative use of IDEA to streamline audit processes, identify fraudulent activity, analyze big data and expand the use of data analytics throughout the firm.
The first step after acquiring the right types of data is importing, while IDEA offers superior importing features, some data can be challenging to import.
Houston – August 8, 2017 – Key Performance Initiatives, Inc. co-founder Scott Jones has joined the Integration Partnership Program to help professionals start, develop and sustain their use of data analytics to conduct more efficient and effective audits.
More than ever, organizations are realizing the valuable insights and opportunities that lie hidden within both structured and unstructured data. Getting access to data is another story. Data acquisition remains a top challenge for auditors.
Before any work can be done in IDEA, you’ll first need to acquire the data to be analyzed.
Here are the steps to export data from three commonly used applications; SAP, Peoplesoft and QuickBooks. Note that your exact steps may vary slightly depending on the version of software you are using.
Visualization allows us to explain complex data and make connections that would otherwise remain unknown. The new functionality of IDEA 10 gives you the ability to navigate your data with confidence, and share your results in more meaningful ways.
IDEA’s Discover and Visualization tools let you take advantage of that shared visual language, letting you turn thousands of detailed line items into meaningful charts and graphs.
When one of the world’s leading suppliers to the oil and gas industry wanted to develop a global view into company inventory management, they needed a sophisticated set of scripts to analyze available data, and a graphical interface to review the results.