Call for Participation: Implementation Guidance Task Force (IGTF)

Nominations are due by 23:39 UTC on Friday 21st July 2017.

XBRL International Best Practices Board seeks volunteers/participants for their Implementation Guidance Task Force (IGTF). If you are keen to assist in shaping the future of XBRL reporting and to establish best practice for XBRL usage in different environments then the Implementation Guidance Task Force would be delighted to hear from you. A perfect opportunity for you and your organization to underline your reputation as XBRL experts.

Purpose of IGTF

To create guidance material on current and best practices, for implementing XBRL, which is then published on the XBRL International guidance website. The focus is based around the business aspects of implementing. Useful areas of expertise are, but not limited to:

  • Creating and submitting XBRL reports.
  • Using XBRL data sets for analysis and insight.
  • Project management in implementing.
  • Developing training, knowledge transfer or stakeholder support.

The Task force welcomes members that wish to review materials as well as author content.

Current areas of interest for content development are:

  • Inline XBRL guidance
  • Change management
  • Program monitoring and control
  • Analysis using structured data


Interested individuals need to be:

  • XII Participants: staff of XBRL International Direct Members, staff of Members of an XBRL Jurisdiction and/or staff of Members of XBRL Europe.

There are three different types of membership under which you can join:

  • Voting
  • Non-voting
  • Observer

If you are interested please fill out the application form orĀ for further information please contact Ian Hicks (acting chair of IGTF): bpbchair@xbrl.org.


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