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TechTalk Blog: XBRL and Star Wars' C-3PO

At a high level, XBRL helps someone using business information (e.g., an analyst or investor) easily gather data (e.g., financial data, sustainability data, ESG or CSR information) from multiple sources (e.g., directly from company web sites, stock exchanges, open data sources, data aggregators/feeds) using the Internet and analyze that information using XBRL-enabled software (i.e., software that can import and analyze XBRL formatted information)


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TechTalk Blog -- Why the Capital Markets Needs Integrated Reporting -- Non-Financial Reporting

Interesting article … Largest democratic country in the world (India) is pushing the largest capital markets country in the world (USA) to have public companies disclose not only financial information but non-financial information to better serve both investors and the public. Including both financial and non-financial information is known as "integrated reporting" by public companies



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TechTalk Blog -- CFO MAGAZINE: FINANCE TEAMS TRANSITION OVER TO STEWARDS OF NONFINANCIAL DATA

Great article in CFO Magazine by Russ Banham on the quickly expanding role CFOs and their finance teams are now assuming beyond the management of financial information critical to the operation of the enterprise they pilot



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TechTalk Blog -- UNITED AIRLINES; REPUTATION RISK; FINANCIAL DAMAGE; NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE & FUTURE RISK MITIGATION

Why is the reporting of non-financial information and the management of non-financial risk becoming so important to investors?...Yet the video of a man being beaten and dragged off his flight highlights a more serious information security risk


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TechTalk Blog - European Securities & Market Authority (ESMA) Provides Instruction on Using Inline XBRL for Public Company Disclosure

Great article from the European Securities Market Authority on what EU public companies must do using the new Inline XBRL Global Data Standard for Better Transparency & Accountability by putting financial and non-financial financial statement info in a machine-readable format. The USA...

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TechTalk Blog: US SEC Expands Use of XBRL Data Format for Better Transparency

Using a machine-readable format of public company financial data will help both regulators and investors better understand the financial condition of companies so the information can be put into excel spreadsheets for better analysis. Other countries such as Japan, China, Australia, UK, Israel and the Netherlands are using XBRL for financial statement transparency and accountability to help companies better obtain investor interest by having the information in a machine-readable format linked to common accounting definitions to support comparability across companies and industry sectors