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IDEA Tech Tip: Using @ Functions in Tax Audits

Q: I’m a tax auditor and would like to use IDEA to check sales and purchases records, look at mark-ups and verify that taxes are recorded correctly. Which @ functions can help me when appending files, sorting purchase invoices and linking names with similar addresses?

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Technology Skills: 2018 Audit Team Trends Report

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 have this year.

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IDEA Tech Tip: Equation Editor and Regular Expressions

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 ... Works and Government Services Canada For more IDEA tech tips or to ask your own IDEA questions, visit IDEAScripting.com.

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IDEA 10.3 Webinar Q&A, Part 1

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 lot of interest from our audience. Here are answers to some of the questions our hosts received during the event.

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IDEA 10.3 Webinar Q&A, Part 2

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 question from attendees.

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Building an Audit Team in a Digital World

Ian Kirton, Senior Audit Manager of TSB Bank, delivered an insightful presentation at the IIA GAM (General Audit Management) Conference this month. His bank is undergoing a massive transformation to online banking and services, and Ian has been tasked with designing an audit department and data analytics strategy to support the cloud-based enterprise. Here are the key learnings he had to share.

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Cangemi Perspectives: What is most important about using analytics?

Michael P. Cangemi is a senior fellow at Rutgers University and serves on the Rutgers Continuous Auditing and Reporting Lab Advisory Board. A former CFO and CEO, a prolific writer, active speaker and senior advisor to various companies, Mr. Cangemi now focuses on providing continuous auditing, continuous monitoring and analytics intelligence for GRC, Finance and Business Process Improvements.

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CaseWare IDEA Visits Dubai!

CaseWare IDEA recently attended the IIA International Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with the theme of ‘Connecting the World Through Innovati​on’. Here is a selection of photos our team took […]

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2018 Audit Team Trends With Scott Jones

  We recently sat down with a panel of audit industry experts to discuss their thoughts on the trends audit teams should be prepared to see throughout 2018. Here is the perspective of Scott Jones, […]

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