Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research Initiative (RADAR)
The Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research Initiative (RADAR) will facilitate the integration of data analytics into the audit process, and demonstrate through research how this can lead to advancements in the public accounting profession. The scope of the research will encompass the testing of theory and methodology to inform the development of professional guidance on the application of audit data analytics.
Access a copy of the RADAR charter document.
Learn more about the current RADAR projects.
Access copies of past RADAR meeting minutes.
The desired outcomes of the Initiative are:
- An auditing profession that has improved audit effectiveness through the integration of data analytics and related technologies into everyday practice
- Active engagement by firms and universities in fundamental applied research for continuous improvement of the Profession
The AICPA has developed a new guide entitled "Guide to Audit Data Analytics." This new guide illustrates how audit data analytic techniques can be applied to the financial statement audit. To learn more about this new guide please visit the guide webpage. Please read the press release here
RADAR Initiative Micro-Learning Sessions
These RADAR micro-learning sessions discuss the purpose of the RADAR initative and the research projects that are currently underway.More on AICPA TV
Helpful Links and Additional Resources
View a copy of the RADAR press release.
Dorothy McQuilken, Senior Manager, Audit Analytics and ERM