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Answers to the 5 Big XBRL Questions

Answers to the 5 Big XBRL Questions

In Florida & California, XBRL is becoming a requirement for annual filing. If you are a finance officer in government, XBRL may be new to you. In this article we answer What is XBRL, Where is it used, Why it's useful, How do you apply it to your CAFR and When should you start tagging and testing.
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Why a CAFR is better than OCBOA statements for school districts

Why a CAFR is better than OCBOA statements for school districts

In many states, lots of school districts issue OCBOA statements, not CAFRs. In our article, you will learn why OCBOA statements are so popular, four reasons a CAFR is better, & how to produce a CAFR with less work than OCBOA statements.
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An Interview with Washington County: Budget Book Automation

An Interview with Washington County: Budget Book Automation

Washington County automated their budget book with the help of F.H.Black & Company Incorporated by utilizing the Questica Budget Book powered by CaseWare solution. Not only did they eliminate 2 FTEs involvement, they streamlined processes while producing a more reliable report.
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What is your Bitcoin strategy? Accept / Invest / Avoid

What is your Bitcoin strategy? Accept / Invest / Avoid

12 months ago, Bitcoin was all over the news with meteoric valuation gains. The last year has seen the value drop considerably. What should your finance department do in 2019 with Bitcoin? We answer the two biggest questions.
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Important Notice: CaseWare Financials Template (GASB)

Important Notice: CaseWare Financials Template (GASB)

We have learned of a bug affecting the 2016 version of CaseWare's GASB Financials Template.
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CAFR Automation Success - An Interview with the State of Maine

CAFR Automation Success - An Interview with the State of Maine

The State of Maine automated their CAFR with CaseWare and are thrilled with the results. We interviewed them to find out more about what they did before, the implementation process, where they are now and the advice they would give to other finance departments tackling CAFR automation.
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Has Artificial Intelligence improved your finance department yet?

Has Artificial Intelligence improved your finance department yet?

AI is coming and it will dramatically improve your finance department's efficiency. It is already starting and many of us don't know it yet.
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Windows Security Basics for the Finance Professional

Windows Security Basics for the Finance Professional

Have you been denied access by Windows to a file you need? Here are the Windows Security basics to aid finance in fixing the issue or communicating with IT.
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Palmetto proves automating the CAFR benefits small organizations too

Palmetto proves automating the CAFR benefits small organizations too

The City of Palmetto proves that automating the CAFR with CaseWare provides time, cost & operational savings for smaller local governments too.
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CaseWare Updates Now Available for 2017 Version of Connector

CaseWare Updates Now Available for 2017 Version of Connector

CaseWare has just released an update to it's 2017 Connector product. Download the update to apply software fixes.
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