Simplify your path to better
utilization and results.

Arbutus - the best interface between
your data and meaningful answers.

Arbutus gives you powerful audit analytics that will
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Arbutus Audit Analytics

YOUR CRITICAL ADVANTAGE TO SUCCESSFUL ANALYTICS.

Arbutus gives you analytics solutions that best meet the challenging demands you and your team face. You can become better advisors to the organization through progressive and complementary analytics that drive assurance in business data, processes and controls.

A low risk, high reward option

A low risk, high reward option

Change can represent perceived risk. Arbutus is uniquely positioned to greatly minimize the risks associated with changing your analysis technology. Arbutus can both complement tools like Excel and/or replace existing analysis tools (like ACL). Arbutus’ compatibility with ACL has proven to greatly minimize your transition risk.

Overcome barriers to audit analytics

Overcome barriers to audit analytics

The road to using data analysis can be difficult to navigate without the right help. For many audit teams, the reality has fallen short of the vision. Audit analysis technology has frequently caused frustration in both implementation and team uptake. We can help change that.

A Simpler approach

A Simpler approach

At both individual and team levels, Arbutus provides new and improved capabilities and support for improved audit testing that highlights areas of increased risk and control weaknesses in your organization. Arbutus is the shortest path within your complex IT environment to effective analysis and better results.

An experienced, proven partner

An experienced, proven partner

Successful analytics is not just about buying and installing the right software. You are putting your trust in an organization’s abilities, experience and integrity. Arbutus is an active partner who listens to our clients and responds with technology and support that are based on both their current and future needs.

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Powerful Business Advantages

Perform and support deep data analytics more simply.

Perform and support deep data analytics more simply.

Effectively engage all levels of users with sophisticated analytics, along with simple to use features, built-in scripts and easy deployment of tests.

Arbutus makes audit analytics accessible to every level of user in the audit team – from advanced users, as well as Excel or Tableau users – with advanced analytics capabilities and easy to use features. Arbutus Audit Analytics reduces the number of internal specialists it takes to manage and use audit analysis software, and cuts down the time it takes to maintain and support analytics being deployed throughout the audit department.

Achieve audit mandates with less cost and greater efficiency.

Achieve audit mandates with less cost and greater efficiency.

Through high usability, powerful processing, and sharing and collaboration made simple, audit teams can achieve significant improvements in utilization and results. Easily automate previously manual tasks and employ repeatable analytics for improved efficiency.

Audit groups today are tasked with higher than ever audit demands and expectations, often with less than optimal resources to deliver. Arbutus helps you overcome limited internal resources while achieving better outcomes. Flexible licensing makes Arbutus accessible to audit groups both large and small.

Collaborate and share better.

Collaborate and share better.

Arbutus supports a centralized, collaborative environment that is integrated into the desktop for better team sharing and efficiency. Minimize the risks of employee turnover and provide a helpful, supportive knowledge repository for new members.

All members of a team have different roles based on different skills and experiences. Arbutus helps you enhance the talent you have while strengthening your team’s confidence, competence and collaboration. Both technical and non-technical users can easily access, use, and share test results for standard and repeatable analytics, reducing dependency on one person or a small group of experts.

Overcome data issues and reliance on IT.

Overcome data issues and reliance on IT.

Effectively testing organizational data means overcoming barriers within your complex IT environment and existing analysis solutions. Arbutus technology reduces data usage barriers and helps you get the results you need.

Handling big data, disparate data, too many false positives, and long processing times are common issues with other data analysis solutions. Arbutus Audit Analytics powerful data integration and fuzzy matching capabilities significantly reduces barriers to data and processing time to run tests.

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Centralized and Desktop Analytics

HIGH PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS FOR A CENTRALIZED ENVIRONMENT OR DESKTOP.

CENTRALIZED ANALYTICS AND MONITORING

  • Manage and deploy centralized analysis and control monitoring more simply and more cost effectively
  • A seamless extension of desktop using same interface
  • Supports a centralized, collaborative environment for better sharing and support

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DESKTOP ANALYTICS

  • Easily share data and tests among your team, using only your desktop
  • Intuitive interface makes data analysis more accessible for newer and less technical users
  • Integrate the use of audit analytics into Excel and other BI or visualization applications

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CENTRALIZED ANALYTICS AND CONTINUOUS MONITORING

The deployment and use of centralized data analysis and continuous monitoring has been identified by audit executives a key part of audit, risk management, and compliance strategies. And yet, many organizations still struggle with how best to execute an enterprise strategy. Moving beyond a desktop-based solution doesn’t need to be frustrating, complex or costly.

As part of the Arbutus Audit Analytics solution, the Enterprise Edition is designed to help you efficiently deploy centralized analytics and continuous monitoring, while improving collaboration and sharing. Whether testing internal controls or automating audit tests, scheduling your analysis has never been easier.

ADVANTAGES OF ENTERPRISE EDITION

Enterprise-wide ease and usability.

Enterprise-wide ease and usability.

    • Enterprise Edition represents a seamless extension of your familiar Arbutus Analyzer desktop interface. A script/procedure in the Team Edition is a script in the Enterprise edition, with no changes needed.
    • Improve audit efficiency with automated and scheduled analytics. Automate analysis, schedule tests and share results across your team.
    • Better audit coverage with improved data access. All data sources needed for your audits can be accessed and/or staged in a central repository.
Enhance Analytics Performance.

Enhance Analytics Performance.

    • Scheduled tests will run faster on the Enterprise Edition
    • Our core Windows Server technology can easily scale to meet the processing demands of your analytics requirements
    • Data says within the secure environment while being processed.
Improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.

    • Arbutus offers flexible subscription and purchase licensing options for the Enterprise Edition
    • Lower your reliance on, and costs incurred by, consultants. The requirements needed to create and maintain tests on the Enterprise Edition are designed to be managed and maintained by internal staff, not costly outside consultants.
    • Time and resource requirements for deployment are a fraction of alternative solutions

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Key Features

  • Easy, resource efficient set up and deployment
  • Simple scheduling and administration of analytics
  • Optimized for performance on big data
  • Easily share data, tests and results across locations
  • Centralized analytics are seamless extension of desktop
  • Moving between desktop and server is just drag drop
  • Flexible, budget friendly licensing options
  • Full suites of pre-built monitoring tests available that cover key risk areas of your organization. These include:
    • Purchasing Cards
    • Travel and Expenses
    • Accounts Payable
    • Purchasing P2P
    • Order to Cash
    • General Ledger
    • Payroll
    • FCPA

Contact Arbutus to learn more about the full library of tests in addition to how straightforward customized analytics can be developed within the Arbutus Enterprise Edition.

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SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE:

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A POWERFUL SOLUTION

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DESKTOP ANALYTICS

High performance, easy to deploy audit analytics for the desktop. Arbutus Team Edition responds to the exacting demands of today’s audit analytic power users, while providing an intuitive interface and accessible data analysis capabilities for newer or less technical users. Share and collaborate easily with team members or throughout organization.

ADVANTAGES OF DESKTOP EDITION

Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your audits.

Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your audits.

Powerful, purpose-built analytics allow you to perform all types of testing, from simple to complex, performed in the least amount of time, and generating the greatest confidence in your findings.

Easily share data and tests using only the desktop.

Easily share data and tests using only the desktop.

Share any object with your team for efficient collaboration. All your tests, data sources, and audit projects can be shared using shared folders.

Integrate the use of audit analytics into Excel and other BI or reporting applications

Integrate the use of audit analytics into Excel and other BI or reporting applications

Pairing ConnectPlus with Team Edition for additional functionality, you can extend the analytics capabilities of Excel users.

Key Features

  • Dashboard for auditors
  • Audit-specific commands and functions
  • No file size limit
  • Analyze 100% of your data
  • Define and access any data source from relational databases to old, complex, legacy files
  • Cleanse and normalize data for improved accuracy and findings
  • Arbutus is read-only, so the integrity of your analysis is assured
  • Expand current tests with a powerful set of fuzzy commands and functions
  • Built-in project sharing
  • Any object can be shared from tables to scripts, views, or any of the other object types using shared folders
  • Processing speed: Fastest performance of any audit analysis solution
  • Test controls and ensure compliance with both ad hoc and automated tests
  • Automate and standardize audit tests for improved efficiency
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SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE:

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A POWERFUL SOLUTION

As part of the Arbutus Audit Analytics solution, the Team Edition includes Arbutus Analyzer and can be used together with ConnectPlus for improved data access. For server-based analytics and continuous monitoring, Enterprise Edition can be employed to take advantage of additional capabilities depending on the needs of your audit group.

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See how the centralized analytics capabilities compare to the desktop capabilities.

Capabilities Centralized/ Enterprise Edition Desktop/ Team Edition
Perform analysis either interactively or with scripted analytics
Directly access databases and set up refreshable data sources
Perform live read and analysis of databases
Support for easy sharing of data, results and scripts/procedures
Set up and manage scheduled analytics
Schedule off hours access to production data
Maintain all sensitive and important data on secure servers
Additional processing performance
Offload time consuming analytics to free up desktop
World wide access to data, tests and results
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