Expand your audit analytics landscape
Data analytics is changing the game for audit, accounting and finance professionals worldwide. When analyzing audit data — whether you’re detecting fraud or identifying anomalies, trends and patterns — you need a solution that delivers high-quality results without fail.
Caseware IDEA is a comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use data analysis software offering designed by audit experts. With a modern, intuitive interface and advanced analytical functionalities, Caseware IDEA accelerates data analytics, provides a user-friendly experience and supplies you with in-depth knowledge in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Seamless data imports to add audit efficiency
Import data easily from top sources, including PDF, Excel and CSV. IDEA accounting software also works with 50+ packages (Quickbooks, Sage, Xero, etc.), Caseware Working Papers, Python and more.
Powerful audit analytics for deeper, more informative insights
Boost your view with our all-in-one analytical tool that covers every audit need. Whether you’re running a specific test, like sampling, or using built-in automated tests for an entire financial audit, IDEA has you covered.
Comprehensive reporting that gives auditors the full view of what’s happening
Visually pinpoint patterns, trends and outliers using interactive dashboards. With seamless integrations, you can export engagement results or third-party applications.
Reliable audit trail that delivers an accurate and reliable record
Master your work with Project Overview. This tool displays every task’s status using sleek graphics. Document the project or generate a script quickly to re-run the analytics later.
Improve risk management
Reclaim time and money
Bolster data integrity
Provide an unforgettable customer experience
Enhance your IDEA experience
Take advantage of these modules to run more tests and generate better insights. These key platform components include features designed to take your usage to the next level:
Offers analytics plug-ins developed by industry experts, with cutting-edge tech and industry-specific functions for various tasks.
SmartAnalyzer enhances audit quality with a range of routines that analyze transactions in GL, A/R, inventory, fixed assets and A/P.
Caseware IDEA’s Passport user portal hosts downloads, tutorials, SmartAnalyzer apps, industry content, custom functions and more.
Boost your reports with these added features
These plug-ins add extra capabilities to your IDEA solution.
Access audit intelligence and machine learning techniques to generate risk-based samples and provide overviews of risk areas. Focus on items posing the biggest threats.
Access 100+ smart audit tests for faster, detailed analysis of the general ledger and important sub-ledgers to detect issues effortlessly.
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Apply over 20 journal entry audit tests and use integrated workflows to conduct audit tests directly and save engagement evidence.
Perform a fuzzy join between two IDEA databases by testing for possible duplicates.
Run a Stratified Random Sample analysis and use the plug-in independently on any data set or as a complement to the Exceptional Exceptions app.
Parse and analyze report files, then import results into IDEA to create sentiment analysis, word frequency and word cloud charts.
Take your IDEA solution to the next level
These innovative tools add additional capabilities to IDEA’s core functionality.
Simplify workflows and diminish wait times with this intuitive extraction tool that pinpoints and exports the precise SAP® data required for analyses.
Cloud Import Utilityarrow_forward
Integrate IDEA with over 90 accounting applications that can fetch information, such as trial balance, with precision and consistency.