Welcome to the Workiva blog.

Welcome to the Workiva blog.
SOX compliance trends
Learn the benefits of and how to leverage the cloud, one of the biggest SOX compliance technology trends we expect to see in 2017.
April 25, 2017
2017 regulatory trends blog
Get all the information you need about how SAB74, new FASB standards, and ICFR will affect you and how to prepare for them.
March 28, 2017
behind the w don whitt
The Behind the W blog series introduces our readers to Workiva leadership. Read on to learn about Don Whitt, Vice President of Product Marketing, and how he got to where he is today.
March 21, 2017
US GAAP 2017 Taxonomy
Now that the 2017 Taxonomy has been approved by the SEC and is supported for filing by EDGAR, here are the notable changes. Go to article.
March 10, 2017
The basics still matter for effective internal control
Despite the wide range of risks, accounting systems, and control failures, things usually go wrong because of two basic reasons. At the end of the day, here's what matters most.
March 7, 2017
Inline XBRL (iXBRL)
On March 1, the SEC voted to propose amendments to require the use of Inline XBRL or iXBRL for public companies and mutual fund filings. In addition, the SEC published the IFRS Taxonomy to the EDGAR Filer Manual.
March 6, 2017
improve risk assessments blog
We have your New Year's resolution for ERM: analyze and improve your enterprise risk assessment (ERA) process. Read the blog to find out four key considerations.
February 28, 2017
New revenue recognition standard
No need to panic over the new revenue recognition standard—regulators are giving advice on how to prepare. Read this post for the 5 questions you'll need to be able to answer.
February 21, 2017
strategic risk management
Strategic risk management is an often-overlooked aspect of enterprise risk management (ERM) that can generate value by mitigating risk and creating opportunity.
February 14, 2017
Make your voice heard in the Idea Lab at TEC 2017
The Idea Lab offers TEC attendees the opportunity to share their ideas on how to improve Wdesk with Workiva developers. The developers then begin working on implementing these features on the spot!
January 12, 2017
fpa process improvement blog
In this blog post, we highlight the universal reporting challenges faced by finance teams, discuss strategies for improvements, and provide suggestions on how to apply the framework to your FP&A process.
January 10, 2017
IPO readiness is the key to a successful public offering
When approaching an IPO, there is a lot of room for error. Get your house in order in advance to give your company its best shot at becoming a successful public company.
January 5, 2017
embrace modern finance landscape blog
Organizations need the right tools to modernize finance while still delivering against stakeholder goals. Use these three concepts as a guide to modernize your finance team.
January 3, 2017
Wdesk Mobile app helps you stay connected on the go
Workiva keeps you connected in smart ways. With Wdesk Mobile, you can take care of all those 2-minute tasks that add up when you're away from your desk. Check it out.
December 15, 2016
soxic audit net survey blog
In a recent AuditNet survey, 76 percent of respondents said current audit technology at best meets only some of their needs. There is a conceptual shift coming to audit technology. Find out what it is in this blog post.
December 13, 2016
control self assessments blog
Ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls is paramount to achieving strategic objectives. Learn how you can use control self-assessments as part of your risk management process.
December 8, 2016
state of the market sox survey
Don’t die of shock here, but SOX compliance teams will need to wring even more efficiency from their compliance processes in 2017. At least you know that going into your planning for next year.
December 6, 2016
automating sox testing blog
Increased regulatory pressure and outdated evidence collection processes are creating problems for SOX teams. Find out the benefits of automating the entire SOX testing process with new technology.
December 1, 2016
start with a 10k blog
See why these companies chose to start using Wdesk for their 10-K filings.
November 29, 2016
risk mitigation strategies
To increase the value ERM brings to the table, teams need to provide risk oversight and solutions to mitigate issues. Read the blog to learn four practical ways to increase the value of ERM in your organization.
November 15, 2016