In January 2019 the US’s Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new standard on leases, ASC 842, came into effect, requiring companies to report leasing costs on their balance sheet. But why is lease accounting important for investors and analysis? In a helpful article on Value Walk last week Christine Tan outlined the significance of the […]
An article by Robin Wigglesworth in the Financial Times this week calls out the fact that if governments don’t ensure they have access to new, useful sources of alternative data, policymakers risk being left in the dark in an increasingly data-rich world.
The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) is utilising novel forms of data to make more timely predictions about the UK economy. The ONS has shown how taking advantage of new technologies can offer a chance to get much quicker signals of change in the economy. The Faster Indicators of UK Economic Activity project released its […]
The Inline XBRL viewer developed by Workiva, first previewed at Data Amplified 2018, has now been released as open source software. The viewer makes Inline XBRL tagged content dynamic and immediately usable, unlocking the value of data that, without special consumption tools, is all too often hidden within documents.
This demonstration shows how Inline XBRL documents can be both interactive and design led, almost indistinguishable from PDF reports but vastly more useful.
This is the seventh in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. In my latest paper, Data & Technology: How Information Is Consumed In The New Age, we take a deep dive into how structured data is being consumed and refute the claim by some that structured […]
The UK’s FRC Lab says that the changing demands of users, supported by upcoming regulatory changes mean that boards can no longer ignore digitisation of listed company reporting. In a new report it urges regulators, investors, vendors and issuers to work together to maximise the benefit of Inline XBRL reports.
Smart analysts and investors leverage structured data to improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase the accuracy of analysis. This half-day forum on 1st November 2017 provides practical information about where you can get structured data on US and non-US companies, on who’s using this data today, and a step-by-step discussion on how to get started […]
Also at the XBRL Europe Day, Hans Buysse, a member of the XBRL International and XBRL Europe Boards, and representing financial analysts on the Boards of EFFAS and EFRAG, described some of the challenges that companies across Europe face in raising capital at present, and the technologies that are impacting financial services. He describes the […]