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December 6, 2017
We are still excited from exhibiting at FMI’s 2017 Professional Development Week Conference, (also known as PD Week). The conference is one of the largest learning events targeted to financial professionals in the public sector.   PD Week was a great venue to share a sneak peek of CaseWare IDEA 10.... Read More »
November 21, 2017
Michael P. Cangemi is a senior fellow at Rutgers and a founding advisory Board Member of the Rutgers Continuous Auditing and Reporting Lab. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. I have been a student of audit management since I transitioned from public auditing to... Read More »
November 10, 2017
Despite the clear benefits of using a data analytics tool in audits, many auditors have still not embraced the technology. For a recent report titled, ‘Barriers and Enablers to Auditors Accepting Generalized Audit Software’, ISACA surveyed almost 300 auditors who use generalized audit software (GAS... Read More »
November 7, 2017
The global fight against financial crime When it comes to laundering money or moving funds to finance terrorism, criminals aren’t particular about the countries they funnel cash through. Any opportunity to move illicit funds will be found and the failure in controls exploited. Recognizing that... Read More »
October 25, 2017
Q: I have a file with sales transaction information and I want to find out how many customers we only had one sale to. What’s the best way to do this in IDEA? A: You can do this several different ways in IDEA. The first is to perform a summary, an extraction and finally a join. If we use your... Read More »
October 17, 2017
Fraud is unfortunately a constant fixture in news and media today. Here is a quick rundown of some recent stories that have drawn our attention. United Kingdom Three former executives with retail giant Tesco are currently on trial for fraud by false accounting and fraud by abuse of position. The... Read More »
October 5, 2017
Kronos is a leader in Workforce Management solutions that enable tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. CaseWare Analytics recently interviewed Bistra Dimitrova, MBA, CIA, CRMA and Manager... Read More »
September 28, 2017
Q: I want to create an IDEAScript that I can reuse; however, I don’t know anything about scripting and don’t have time to learn. A: Within IDEA you can create a script and reuse it without having to make any changes to it, so long as you follow a few rules. Let’s take a scenario where you receive... Read More »
September 21, 2017
Q: What are the different ways I can create an IDEAScript? A: There are multiple ways to do this in IDEA. The first and probably most obvious is to go to the Macros ribbon and select IDEAScript. This will bring up the IDEAScripting editor. From there you can start to create your script (you can... Read More »
September 7, 2017
In our recent webinar, ‘The Truth Behind Detecting Fraud Using Data Analytics Tools’, data consultant Sunder Gee dispels some of the myths around using data analytics to detect fraud. As he debunks these myths, Sunder reminds us of the important role data analytics plays in audit and shared best... Read More »