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CaseWare Feature Spotlight: Diagnostics

CaseWare Feature Spotlight: Diagnostics

CaseWare's diagnostics significantly reduces time spent to generate CAFRs, annual financial statements, budget books and other complex reports.
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Is Self-Implementation right for you?

Is Self-Implementation right for you?

To implement technology as inexpensively as possible many governments consider self-implementation. How do you know if this is right for your organization?
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Lipstick on a Pig: 6 Weaknesses of Spreadsheet-based CAFR Solutions

Lipstick on a Pig: 6 Weaknesses of Spreadsheet-based CAFR Solutions

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting(CAFR) "solutions" that are based on spreadsheets are all the rage. Don't be overlook their weaknesses.
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5 Best Practices for Updating Critical Software

5 Best Practices for Updating Critical Software

You rely on your key applications but updates and upgrades can be risky. Here are 5 steps to mitigate risk and guarantee better outcomes.
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What You Need to Know about 64-bit Working Papers

What You Need to Know about 64-bit Working Papers

CaseWare has released a 64-bit version of Working Papers. This is excellent but some consideration is required for a smooth upgrade.
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Navigating PSAB: Asset Retirement Obligation Standards

Navigating PSAB: Asset Retirement Obligation Standards

  • Bill Cox, BDO
  • 21 September, 2016
  • PSAB
When the Asset Retirement Obligation standards arrive there will be three PSAS standards. Bill discusses what you can expect from these standards.
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In Control: Why Monitor When We Know it is Broken?

In Control: Why Monitor When We Know it is Broken?

The importance of Monitoring is often overlooked in internal control systems. Even when processes are"broken", it turns out monitoring is essential.
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6 Key Fraud Findings for Government Finance Officers

6 Key Fraud Findings for Government Finance Officers

2016 ACFE Report outlines several key points for government finance officers interested in internal control and eliminating fraud.
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Financial Statement Automation Saves Time & Money for Lethbridge

Financial Statement Automation Saves Time & Money for Lethbridge

The City of Lethbridge uses CaseWare Working Papers to automate annual financial statements and the MFIR, driving significant time savings and reducing cost.
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Continuous Controls Monitoring is Management's Best Friend

Continuous Controls Monitoring is Management's Best Friend

Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM or sometimes Continuous Monitoring) provides a massive benefit to management AND simplifies the annual audit process.
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