This page provides resources to help you use Pesseract to its full potential. To do that, first you need a fundamental grounding in a few important things about how computers work. Next, you need to understand some basics about digital financial reports. Finally, you need to understand the Pesseract software application. These resources help you fulfill thos needs!


This page helps you get the guidance you need to make use of the Pesseract application to its full potential.

The following is a summary of the most used resources:

  1. Join the LinkedIn discussion group for Pesseract. Learn about Pesseract and XBRL-based digital financial reporting.
  2. Report Model Structure and Fundamental Accounting Concept Relations Validation using Pesseract. Provides step-by-step instructions to do fundamental accounting concept relations and disclosure mechanics validation.
  3. Understanding Logical, Mechanical, and Mathematical Accounting Relations in XBRL-based Digital Financial Reports. Numerous resources for understanding what causes fundamental accounting concept relations inconsistencies and how to fix the problems.
  4. Blueprint for Creating Zero-Defect XBRL-based Digital Financial Reports. Conceptual overview of the entire battery of validation provided by Pesseract and general instructions.
  5. How XBRL Works. Popular 5 minute video (52,000+ views) that explains how XBRL does what it does.
  6. Getting Ready for the Digital Age of Accounting, Reporting and Auditing: a Guide for Professional Accountants. Overview of the impact of XBRL-based digital financial reporting and what professional accountants need to do to get ready! (15 pages).
  7. Intelligent XBRL-based Digital Financial Reporting. Everything you would ever want to know about intelligent XBRL-based digital financial reporting. (about 750 pages organized into about 40 separate chapters).