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February 6, 2018
We recently hosted a webinar to launch version 10.3 of CaseWare IDEA Data Analysis software. In part 1 of this series, we answered some of the questions we received from our audience about some of 10.3's features and enhancements, such as Python integration. These are the answers to the last ... Read More »
January 29, 2018
Last week we hosted a webinar to launch version 10.3 of CaseWare IDEA Data Analysis software. Covering the newest features and enhancements included in this release—including Python integration, updates to Character Field Statistics, enhancements to Visualization and more—the webinar generated a... Read More »
January 24, 2018
CaseWare Analytics recently had the opportunity to speak with Marcelo Barreto Rodrigues (IM), Rear Admiral and General Director of Internal Control Center of Brazil’s Navy, to discuss the Navy’s use of data analytics. Here’s some of the reasons why he’s an advocate for data analysis tools.   Q:... Read More »
January 17, 2018
Q: I’ve heard that you can use regular expressions in IDEA’s equation editor. Can you show me how to validate a U.S./Canada phone number and an email address in the equation editor? A: That is an excellent question! Being able to do regular expressions in the equation editor is one of IDEA’s... Read More »
January 10, 2018
In our newly released 2018 Audit Team Trends Report, where we interviewed six audit industry experts about their views for 2018 and reported on our survey of more than 800 others in the audit field, we found that data analytics was the top technology skill that will be important for auditors to... Read More »
December 14, 2017
The newest release of IDEA is here! Here’s some details on what’s new and exciting about IDEA 10.3—and why you should upgrade now to save time, gain deeper insights and make your audits more efficient than ever. Character Field Statistics Field statistics have always been powerful in IDEA and can... Read More »
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 »
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 »

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