Welcome to the Workiva blog.

Welcome to the Workiva blog.
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Increased regulatory pressure and outdated evidence collection processes are creating problems for SOX teams.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
confronting contradictory audit evidence part 2
In part two of this two part blog series, Thomas Ray details seven ways management can respond to the concerns of conflicting audit evidence and help their company’s auditor satisfy its responsibility.
September 22, 2016
confronting contradictory audit evidence blog
Read the first blog in a two-part series by Thomas Ray to learn how management can help the company’s auditor satisfy its responsibility and improve processes.
September 20, 2016
TEC Thank you blog
Every year the Workiva user conference connects hundreds of people in one incredible location for a few days of networking, learning, and fun. See the top 10 moments from 2016.
September 12, 2016
tec day 3 blog
In our world of data, spreadsheets, and control matrices, we sometimes forget how important the human elements of the job can be.
September 9, 2016
the exchange community blog day 2
The show-stopper session for day 2 of the 2016 user conference was Carey Lohrenz, the first female fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy. She gave an excellent keynote presentation Thursday morning about achieving high performance.
September 8, 2016
the exchange community day 1
Workiva kicked off its 2016 user conference Wednesday in San Diego hitting on themes of technology power and flexibility—which accounting, audit, and compliance executives will certainly need as they confront the modern regulatory and reporting climate.
September 7, 2016
dfast five best practices
The DFAST submission is no longer new. That means there is a lot to be learned from past submissions. Read to see the 5 best practices for improving efficiency and quality in your DFAST process.
September 1, 2016
nasact event recap
On August 13, NASACT kicked off its annual conference in Indianapolis. We attended and have summarize the top 10 takeaways. See what they were and how many line up with your agenda.
August 30, 2016
tom fox less is more
During an economic downturn, you may be asked to do more with less. Tom Fox, attorney and FCPA expert, explains three suggestions to doing SOX compliance with fewer resources. Watch this short video.
August 29, 2016