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IDEA Tech Tip: Simplified Virtual Field Manipulation 
Now you can add, modify and delete Virtual fields from a database without opening the Field Manipulation box. Simply select a Virtual field, and then on the Data tab of the IDEA Ribbon, in the Fields group, click Append, Modify or Remove.



Conversation Corner:
Join Our Discussion on the Use of Audit Analytics within Risk Based Audits

Seren Dagdeviren, Senior Internal Auditor at Ivanhoé Cambridge, will be speaking at this year's ACFE Canadian Fraud Conference with Andrew Simpson, COO, CaseWare Analytics, on the use of Data Analytics in Risk Based Audit plans. While working on the presentation, Seren was curious to ask other IDEA users about the benefits they have found in using data analysis from end of end throughout the audit process.

Share your response with Seren online via the LinkedIn IDEA User Group  or tweet us at  @CW_Analytic


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In part two of his visionary audit series Andrew Simpson, COO of CaseWare Analytics, explores how a visionary leader plays a critical role in an audit department that consistently delivers exceptional value. Click here to read Andrew's latest blog.

AuditNetŪ Premium Content for Supported Users
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Become a Certified IDEA Data Analyst
The CaseWare Analytics Certification provides a standard accreditation that distinguishes you as being able to utilize CaseWare Analytics technology in your daily analysis and/or audit work. The certification program is designed to aid in your professional development, by showcasing that you possess premium technical abilities and are capable of providing knowledgeable business analysis recommendations. Visit the CaseWare Analytics website to start the certification process or to learn more.


Using Benford's Law For Fraud Detection and Auditing 

Referred to as the First-Digit Law, Benford's Law is a mathematical theory conceived over 70 years ago that has aided numerous anti-fraud professionals in solving embezzlement, insurance claims and money laundering cases. Benford's Law gives the expected patterns of the digits in unaltered data and explains that there is a large bias towards the lower digits.

Sunder Gee, CPA and Rohit Kundu, CAATs Expert, recently collaborated on a presentation to explain how you can use Benford's Law for fraud detection and auditing.

Highlights from the webinar can be found below and include information on:


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Preventing P-Card Abuse: Automated Monitoring & Resolution of Card Misuse

September 4th, 2014 at 2:00pm EST

Learn how automated monitoring of card programs can be more effective than audit sampling and quickly detect and prevent fraud and card misuse. Register Now

IIA Northeastern Regional Conference
September 7th - September 10th, 2014
Brooklyn, New York

The Northeastern Regional Conference will teach you the best practices for defining enterprise wide audit plans and the skills to communicate with and influence key stakeholders. Register Now

ACFE Canadian Conference
September 7th - September 10th, 2014
Toronto, ON

Focusing on fraud regulations and laws specific to Canada, attendees of the ACFE Canadian Conference will walk away with practical skills that are relevant and can be immediately implemented into their anti-fraud strategy. Register Now

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