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Welcome to the Workiva blog.
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
Workiva supports Inline XBRL 

Mike Starr, Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, explains Inline XBRL and how it will affect your future filings.
November 11, 2016
managing cyber security risks
In this blog post, we’ll cover trends and developments in cybersecurity, evaluate practical steps you can take to enhance data security programs, and discuss how to communicate the importance of cybersecurity.
November 3, 2016
sox certification programs that work well
Even with 12 years of compliance experience behind us, implementing a systematic, automated process for SOX certification remains challenging for all types of companies. Here's what it takes to find a good one.
October 21, 2016
relationship between internal audit and erm blog
Enterprise risk management and audit functions focus on similar aspects of risk, but often take differing approaches. In order to improve risk processes, the two functions must increase collaboration.
October 12, 2016
increase regulations fund blog
The Treasury Department's Financial Stability Oversight Committee (FSOC) is exerting influence on investment companies that seems like banking regulation. See what it means for you and what you can do to prepare.
October 5, 2016
data security in the cloud blog
Understanding how data security in the cloud meets traditional risk management and cybersecurity programs is still a pain point for many organizations. Here are 8 important security topics you need to discuss with your own vendors.
September 30, 2016
evolution of finance blog
From clay tablets to the cloud, accounting and finance have undergone significant changes since their inception. Here Mike Rost traces those changes to current challenges—and solutions—for FP&A teams.
September 27, 2016