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Infusing Python into Your Analysis with IDEA 6Oct
2018

Infusing Python into Your Analysis with IDEA

This Tech Tip we share some examples of how equivalent tasks in IDEAScript can be made much simpler in Python.

Exploring IDEA's Built-In Power of Python

Exploring IDEA's Built-In Power of Python

20 August 2018

With the release of version 10.3, IDEA created a buzz with its implementation of the Python scripting language, thereby taking a huge step towards having a more robust coding environment.

With the release of version 10.3, IDEA created a buzz with its implementation of the Python scripting language, thereby taking a huge step towards having a more robust coding environment.

Analyzing the Past to Predict the Future with Trend Analysis

Analyzing the Past to Predict the Future with Trend Analysis

18 June 2018

In business, predicting the future is never an easy task. But IDEA can help as long as you have the right data, and Trend Analysis can help.

In business, predicting the future is never an easy task. But IDEA can help as long as you have the right data, and Trend Analysis can help.

New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II
10 May 2018

New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II

IDEA Tech Tip

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...

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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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The Power of Field Statistics
7 March 2018

The Power of Field Statistics

IDEA Tech Tip

IDEA’s Field Statistics can save you a wealth of time. It should be the first thing you go to after importing a file. Why?

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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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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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Tech Tip: Other Ways to Get IDEAScripts
18 September 2017

Tech Tip: Other Ways to Get IDEAScripts

The ability to automate a process can be very helpful in making your job easier. In IDEA, this means creating macros or IDEAScripts that automatically perform multiple functions in IDEA.

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

2018 IDEA® User of Excellence Award Winner Selected

Jennifer Girard, CIDA with American Red Cross Recognized for Exceptional Use of Data Analytics

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.

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The Rules of Nature and Audit
6 June 2018

The Rules of Nature and Audit

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?”

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Using IDEA to Import QuickBooks General Ledger Data
4 June 2018

Using IDEA to Import QuickBooks General Ledger Data

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.

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New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II
10 May 2018

New Features in IDEA 10.3 Part II

IDEA Tech Tip

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...

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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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5 Elements of a Successful Data Analytics Program
12 March 2018

5 Elements of a Successful Data Analytics Program

Building a successful, sustainable data analytics program takes effort…and a few other elements.

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The Power of Field Statistics
7 March 2018

The Power of Field Statistics

IDEA Tech Tip

IDEA’s Field Statistics can save you a wealth of time. It should be the first thing you go to after importing a file. Why?

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Using Data Analytics to Prepare for Fieldwork
20 February 2018

Using Data Analytics to Prepare for Fieldwork

Automating High-Risk Transactions with IDEA

See how a global corporation used IDEA to develop an automated process to prepare auditors for on-site work.

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People. Processes. Tools.
5 February 2018

People. Processes. Tools.

Successful Integration of Data Analytics

Expert IDEA users share their experiences and advice for building and sustaining a successful data analytics program.

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