One item at this week’s XBRL Europe Digital Week was especially encouraging for those of us focussed on the modernisation and simplification of the XBRL standard. Fujitsu’s development team have been working on a Proof of Concept implementation for the xBRL-CSV specification. xBRL-CSV is designed to simplify handling of very large volumes of data. This […]
xBRL-JSON is one of several new specifications to reach candidate recommendation status last week, part of the XBRL modernisation initiative.
This week saw the much-anticipated publication of the Open Information Model (OIM) specifications as Candidate Recommendations.
Central banks and national statistical offices have increasingly been looking to big data sets and analytics to provide new insights – but managing data of this magnitude requires new data platforms. This week a Bank for International Settlements (BIS) report breaks down how best to deal with big data. Novel big data sets – such […]
The Open Information Model (OIM) specifications, having been through a multi-year development process, are almost ready to be published publicly as Candidate Recommendations. But why has it taken so long? Standards need to be stable – especially when, as with XBRL, they are primarily adopted by risk-averse regulators and policy makers. Specifications also have a […]
XBRL International is getting ready for the upcoming publication of the Open Information Model specifications as Candidate Recommendations. What is the OIM, we hear you ask?
The Spanish bank BBVA has used big data technology to track the impact of Covid-19 on Spanish consumption – discovering a 49% average decline in consumer spending. The study looked at anonymised and aggregated data from 1.4 billion card transactions since 2019, demonstrating dramatic changes in spending habits as the crisis took hold. The data […]
XBRL’s new Open Information Model is a strategic initiative to simplify and modernise our standard. The OIM enables the free exchange of XBRL data across a range of different syntaxes. We are used to thinking of XBRL as an XML variant, but the OIM allows us to instead understand XBRL as a syntax-independent standard that […]
At yesterday’s XBRL Europe meeting in Milan, ESMA foreshadowed a number of activities that it will be taking in concert with NCAs (i.e: national securities regulators) during 2020.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved an important new release of the Open Information Model and xBRL-JSON specifications. The Open Information Model is a strategic initiative to simplify and modernise XBRL, allowing the free exchange of XBRL data into other formats.