Caseware IDEA®

The trusted tool for external audit data analysis and analytics.

Caseware IDEA® Data Analysis is a comprehensive powerful data analytics tool.  Analysing all your client’s data, it guarantees data integrity and accelerates performing data analytics – enabling faster and more effective external audits.

As an external auditor, making sense of your client’s organisation’s data can be challenging. With Caseware IDEA, you can easily read, display, analyse, manipulate, sample and extract data from almost any source through a user-friendly, intuitive interface. 

Auditors can quickly produce tailored reports, identify trends and outliers, detect fraud and track every step of the external audit.

Key Features

ConnectConsolidate 2

Connect & Consolidate

Import information seamlessly and easily from almost any data source, in almost any format.

Source Data Protection 2

Source Data Protection

Protect source data integrity with read-only access to all imported datasets.

Deliver Key Insights 2

Deliver Key Insights

Use over 100 audit functions for a robust analysis, including ageing, duplication detection and Benford’s Law.

Risk based transaction analysis

Risk-based Sample Model

Apply a risk-based sample model using systematic, random or monetary unit techniques, and prioritise areas with elevated risks.

Built in Workflows 2

Built-in Workflows

Execute a full suite of analytical tests for Financial audits with the SmartAnalyzer FinApp.

Explore Visualise 2

Explore & Visualise

Pinpoint patterns, trends and outliers visually based on the outcomes of tests to focus audit efforts.

Record Process

Record Every Step

Follow a clear built-in audit trail that allows for repeatable analysis and audit evidence.


Advanced Analysis Using Python

Incorporate advanced analytics in the analysis process with Python scripting support.

Required Products:

CaseWare IDEA

Caseware IDEA

The trusted tool for external audit data analysis and analytics.

Optional Extras:

Audit International

Audit International

A robust, automated risk-based auditing solution for audit firms of all sizes.

Probe Audit Premium

Probe Audit Premium+

Auditing that’s easier, faster and complies with the latest International Standards on Auditing.


Caseware Connector

Enable Microsoft® Word and Excel® with the power of Caseware Working Papers.


Caseware SmartSync™

Collaborate on Caseware Working Paper files from anywhere, at any time.

cwa Working Papers

Caseware Working Papers

A flexible project management solution that integrates everything needed to conduct assurance and reporting engagements.

CaseWare Cloud

Caseware Cloud

World-class compliance and streamlined automation, from any location, on any device, at any time.

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