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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (December 2017)

In this issue:
In this issue:

  • Talking about bitcoin
  • Corporate financial highlights
  • Breakups can be painful

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Explores an Earnings Release Case Study

This Novaworks article recaps a presentation & audience discussion with Michelle Savage, Vice President of Communication for XBRL US, and Scott Theis, CEO of Novaworks, LLC and Chairman of XBRL US’s Domain Steering Committee, on the proposed development of an XBRL taxonomy to represent the data held within the release, which could be beneficial to […more]

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Discusses Who’s Using XBRL and Why

This Novaworks article recaps CFA’s Investor Forum 2017, where a panel of industry experts discussed case studies that illustrate XBRL’s use in accounting and financial reporting and the rationale behind its adoption. This panel discussed different ways in which XBRL is employed in the financial sector.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Altova’s MobileTogether Continues to Redefine Mobile Development in Version 2.0

Today Altova® (http://www.altova.com) announced new features in the 2.0 release of MobileTogether, its paradigm shifting mobile development framework for multi-platform, data-centric apps. What’s revolutionary about MobileTogether? Using your in-house developers with no mobile development experience necessary, you can create sophisticated, native apps for all platforms in record time: anywhere from a couple days to a […more]

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (November 2017)

In this issue:

  • Advanced Calcbench: How to use the XBRL Data Query tool
  • Tracking disclosure of hurricane damage
  • Time to regulate the unicorns?

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Publishes Guidance on Cash Flow, Principles for Element Selection, & New Rules for SEC Filers

XBRL US announced that the Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published guidance for tagging the Statement of Cash Flow, along with two new automated rulesets, to help issuers prepare their XBRL financial statements, in addition, to Guiding Principles for Element Selection.

Friday, October 6, 2017

CFA Institute Publishes Blog: Realizing the Potential of Structured Data

Despite its presence and use for several years now, XBRL has not achieved its full potential for either investors or companies in the United States. One reason is that companies continue to see structured data as a compliance and cost burden, and they have shared these views with regulators. Securities regulators worldwide are examining costs […more]

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Altova’s Version 2018 Release Includes HTTP Testing Window and 3-Way Diff Headline

Altova® (http://www.altova.com) announced the release of Version 2018 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release introduces exciting new functionality across the product line including an HTTP Testing Window, 3-way diff/merge, significant speed improvements in the XSLT engine, updated standards support, and much more. “By adding cutting edge features to every […more]

Monday, September 18, 2017

NASBP and SFAA Launch the Surety Standards Toolkit to Improve Underwriting Efficiency

The National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) and The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), together announced the launch of the Surety Standards Toolkit, to help surety carriers implement standards that improve accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency of data collection in the surety underwriting process.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US Announce Public Review of Orange Button Solar Data Standards

Investors, developers, software providers are encouraged to participate SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US announced today the launch of a 30-day public review period for the initial draft of Orange Button data standards for solar financing. The digital dictionary of terms, called a taxonomy, was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s […more]