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Another Free XBRL Tool Changing the Way We Consume Information

August 5, 2012

For the last couple of years  XBRL US has opened a contest, the XBRL challenge, for new, open source, and free XBRL Tools. The contest offers a cash prize of $20,000. This year, one of the entrants is Oxide Solutions.  Oxide Solutions is an interesting cloud-based application which allows use of SEC XBRL information and other web-based financial resources like Yahoo Finance.  Oxide Solutions even allows users to create customized criteria for ranking the financial performance of SEC Filers and sharing of Financial information over web-based user-created media like blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Oxide Solutions is just one of the open source XBRL based tools available on the internet today. Applications like these are beginning to reveal how XBRL will change the way we consume information. For a list of similar open source, and free XBRL tools please see the power of XBRL demonstrated

Here is a video describing  how to use Oxide-Solutions open source tools.

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