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Standardized Company Reporting with XBRL

  • Thomas Klement

Abstract

Today the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is accepted as the standardized international exchange format in external business reporting. This objective does not, however, realise the full potential of XBRL. The XBRL standard was established with the vision to improve the whole information supply chain within enterprise reporting. XBRL may provide significant benefits for collection of information from heterogeneous data sources and subsequent preparation of enhanced information. Implementation of enterprise reporting processes on the basis of a standardized data format offers possibilities to improve quality of reported data, to speed up creation processes and to eliminate sources of errors.

Keywords

Supply Chain Balance Sheet Reporting Process External Reporting Data Exchange Format 
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© Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Klement
    • 1
  1. 1.ABZ Informatik GmbHGermany

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