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One of the critical advantages data analytics delivers is the ability to slice and dice data, then search for any anomolies or anything else out of place that may indicate a potential fraud. IDEA’s Top Records Extraction feature, makes it easy to reveal risky transactions, spot big spenders, or search for dates and amounts that require further investigation.
In a previous Tech Tip, we shared instructions for Working with Max-Min Date Fields. Here is how Now we are going to cover how to quickly locate the most recent date of a customer invoice.
Below are some ideal times to use the “Top Records” extraction feature within the IDEA® platform:
• Top expenses by department
• Top vendors by year
• Top payees by department
• Top sales
• Define fields by day of the week, weekends, and holidays
• Unit price per material code, location by month, or unit of measure
• Expense with unusual references
For this demonstration, we are using “Sample-Detailed Sales.IMD” file from the Samples Project Folder automatically installed with IDEA®
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