FERF Releases Guide to Employing XBRL

October 2003
Financial Executive;Oct2003, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p69
Academic Journal
The article reports on the release of a guide to Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) by the Financial Executives Research Foundation and the Committee on Finance and Information Technology of the Financial Executive Institute. The guide was written by Taylor Hawes, comptroller-global platforms and operations for Microsoft Corp. and Isaac Chiefetz, an executive recruiter specializing in high technology. The paper reviews the ongoing transformation of business reporting, the business case for adopting XBRL and addresses some of the critical factors to consider in terms of adopting it as a standard.


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