Slick User Interface
With a Windows-based user interface, IDEA immediately feels familiar. The Ribbon includes more than 100 relevant tasks for point-and-click access to commonly used analytics such as duplicate detection and summarization.
Import Data From Virtually Any Source – Including Accounting Packages
Bring virtually limitless amounts data from different file types, formats and systems into a single platform for analysis – including PDFs and print reports. IDEA 10.4 allows users to obtain data from numerous supported accounting packages including QuickBooks, SAGE, ACCPAC and more, and standardizes them into a single output that is consumable by IDEA.
Using Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) to access IDEA data, you can now seamlessly import the latest IDEA data to third-party applications such as Tableau, Power BI, MS Excel and many more.
Fully Integrated with CaseWare Working Papers
IDEA is fully integrated with CaseWare Working Paper to help you work seamlessly between the platforms. Perform your analytics in IDEA and drag-and-drop your results directly into the Working Papers document managers. Easily share the engagement with other auditors using SmartSync technology.
Easily comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with a complementary tool that reviews the data within IDEA and analyzes it to determine the risk factor based on GDPR laws.
Insights in Minutes
Identify trends, patterns and outliers in just a few clicks with the Discover feature. It eliminates hours of manual analysis and results are displayed in a customized visual dashboard.
Bring Your Data to Life - Enhanced Charting
The data visualization features in IDEA help you quickly identify relationships, patterns, anomalies and trends. Charts and graphs can be used to communicate your results with key stakeholders. IDEA 10.4 includes a greater variety of enhanced chart types including pyramid, funnel and bubble, as well as improved user interaction.
Automatic Audit Trail
Project Overview graphically presents all tasks completed within your project, including when databases are created, deleted or changed. Each action is automatically recorded and provided in a diagram, complete with drill-down capabilities.
Automate without Programming
IDEA’s graphical user interface and built-in compiler makes it easy to design scripts to automate repeatable tasks without typing any code. Use the Recorder, copy from History or use the Project Overview feature to create your own.