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2018 IDEA® User of Excellence Award Winner Selected 15Jun
2018

2018 IDEA® User of Excellence Award Winner Selected

Jennifer Girard, Sr Auditor with the American Red Cross is the recipient of the 2018 US IDEA UoE Award. She utilized IDEA to assist Finance Department during a natural disaster.

The Rules of Nature and Audit

The Rules of Nature and Audit

6 June 2018

What’s missing is often as important as what’s present. The rules of nature apply very well to audit if you consider, “Everyone knows it, but do you test for it?”

What’s missing is often as important as what’s present. The rules of nature apply very well to audit if you consider, “Everyone knows it, but do you test for it?”

Using IDEA to Import QuickBooks General Ledger Data

Using IDEA to Import QuickBooks General Ledger Data

4 June 2018

The General Ledger is typically the starting point to an expanse of detailed information, see a step-by-step guide on how to get a readable version in idea.

The General Ledger is typically the starting point to an expanse of detailed information, see a step-by-step guide on how to get a readable version in idea.

New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II

New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II

10 May 2018

In a recent article, we introduced the improvements to Stratified Random Samples and Python integration added in IDEA 10.3. But that’s just a small part...

In a recent article, we introduced the improvements to Stratified Random Samples and Python integration added in IDEA 10.3. But that’s just a small part...

Cargo Company Swaps Programming-Intensive Data Analytics Software for CaseWare IDEA
10 May 2018

Cargo Company Swaps Programming-Intensive Data Analytics Software for CaseWare IDEA

Auditors Achieve More Success in First Year with IDEA Than 5+ Years with Other Tool

With the entire audit team up and running using data analytics, they are finding new ways to integrate IDEA into other areas of the business and automate repeatable processes.

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Maximizing Your Environment - Global Variables
8 May 2018

Maximizing Your Environment - Global Variables

Consider scope to be a building in which people work. The tools required to accomplish their tasks will of course be housed in that building, but in scripting it’s important to determine which tools need to be shared among the buildings.

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Tips on Acquiring Data
8 May 2018

Tips on Acquiring Data

An IDEA User Shares Frequent Practices

When working with rows and columns of data to spot suspicious behaviors, fraud and errors can look very similar to one another. While Yeriazarian often uses Excel as an interim format for data, he also understands there are several avenues to navigate before getting the right data.

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Identifying Churn in AR
19 April 2018

Identifying Churn in AR

IDEA Tech Tip

Customer churn (customer attrition, turnover, or defection) is when a customer decides to stop engagement with your company. IDEA can help easily identify “churn” in accounts receivable by following these steps...

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Jeremy Clopton Joins Integration Partnership Program to Help Professionals State & Sustain Their Use of Data Analytics
18 April 2018

Jeremy Clopton Joins Integration Partnership Program to Help Professionals State & Sustain Their Use of Data Analytics

Data analytics & fraud detection expert Jeremy Clopton joins the Audimation Integration Partnership program to help organizations leverage data analytics.

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Think Like a Thief to Catch One
11 April 2018

Think Like a Thief to Catch One

Apply Logic to Detect Peculiar Behavior

When working with rows & columns of data to spot suspicious behaviors, fraud & errors can look very similar to one another. Tips on sniffing out fraud.

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Planning & Scoping Your Audit with Data Visualization
1 February 2018

Planning & Scoping Your Audit with Data Visualization

Data-Driven Insights Save Hours of Effort

Here are some ways IDEA can help you plan and scope an audit using the data visualization features within IDEA.

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Classroom Collaboration at University of Missouri - St. Louis
30 January 2018

Classroom Collaboration at University of Missouri - St. Louis

Student Learn to Develop Analytic Tests

Masters students attending the University of Missouri - St. Louis share their results using data analytics to assess risk, test 100% of the data population.

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Do One Thing Every Day that Scares You
30 January 2018

Do One Thing Every Day that Scares You

Virginia Tech Students Gain Confidence Using Data Analytics

Learn how Associate Professor of Practice Nadia Rogers, CPA, introduced students to IDEA, including types of audit tests that can be performed within the software and various documentation aspects of an audit engagement.

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New Features in IDEA 10.3
29 January 2018

New Features in IDEA 10.3

IDEA now runs faster and offers more flexibility than ever before

The latest version of IDEA introduced a host of new features and improvements.  IDEA now runs faster and offers more flexibility than ever before.

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5 Ways Data Analytics Saves Time
26 January 2018

5 Ways Data Analytics Saves Time

Turn Hours of Work into Minutes

5 time-saving ways data analytics can help you shrink your audit time, while improving the quality of your work.

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Tired of Wrangling Cumbersome Client Data?
24 January 2018

Tired of Wrangling Cumbersome Client Data?

10 Ways Our Importing Services Make it Easy

10 reasons to try our data importing services, which save you time, effort and undue frustration. 

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A Journey in Using Data Analytics
24 January 2018

A Journey in Using Data Analytics

Testimonial from Brian Cullum

Read how Brian Cullum used IDEA to help identify a multi-million-dollar fraud based on the overstatement of the borrower’s lending base.

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Planning & Scoping Your Audit
15 January 2018

Planning & Scoping Your Audit

With Data Visualization

Data visualization is changing the way auditors are communicating with their audiences. Easy planning, find risk areas and prioritize your scope of work.

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Infusing IDEA into Your Organization
16 November 2017

Infusing IDEA into Your Organization

Building a successful and sustainable data analytics program requires a mix of people, processes and products...it all starts with collaboration.

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Using Nested @Functions()
16 November 2017

Using Nested @Functions()

IDEA Tech Tip

Combining @functions in creative ways can open a wealth of new capabilities that you may not have known your IDEA software is capable of.

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IDEA 10.3 Now Available
15 November 2017

IDEA 10.3 Now Available

CaseWare Analytics Launches Update

Newest release of CaseWare IDEA introduces key features and enhancements to help auditors, accounts and other finance professionals improve their audits.

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Innovation Starts with IDEA
14 November 2017

Innovation Starts with IDEA

Wrap Up - Part 1

More than 100 IDEA users gathered in Houston on November 1-2 to learn new strategies for implementing and growing their use of data analytics.

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Expert Data Importing Services Available
17 October 2017

Expert Data Importing Services Available

Our goal is to eliminate the inherent time and frustration of importing challenging files so professionals can focus on more value-add tasks.

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Fraud: An Ounce of Prevention...
17 October 2017

Fraud: An Ounce of Prevention...

When it comes to fraud, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The full impact of fraud can be devastating, well beyond the financial loss.

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