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:

Pacific Rim Technology Discussion Paper
- December, 2009

This paper discusses state-of-the-art technology issues in XBRL development and maintenance with contributions from XBRL US members.

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Streamline Data Collection in Surety Underwriting

- May, 2017

The clock is ticking toward modernization as sureties embrace the Work in Process Taxonomy to save thousands of hours of data entry, while improving their own analysis and giving contractors faster access to credit.

How Research Analysts Use Structured Data & Why

- January, 2017

Research analysts at Accounting Observer saved 72 hours off data collection time when analyzing unremitted foreign earnings for Fortune 500 companies, compared to their process using traditional datasets.