Browse our growing collection of case studies, white papers and resources documenting the significance of the business reporting data standard, or check out one of our Infographics to get a clear picture of the hows and whys of the financial data standard.

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Case Studies & White Papers


Review case studies, white papers and research from XBRL US and others. Here’s a sample:

FFIEC Case Study: Improving Business Processing for Regulators
- December, 2006

Describes the creation and results of a global data repository based on XBRL for bank institution call reports for the FDIC, OCC and Federal Reserve.

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Evolution of the Business Reporting Standard

- August, 2020

Since the first specification was introduced in 2003, the XBRL Specification has evolved to meet changing regulatory requirements and emerging technology opportunities.

Who’s Using Structured Data and Why?

- January, 2017

Research Analysts || Third-party Data Providers || Auditors || Students to name a few … it’s probably time you got involved, too.