ACL Enables More Complete Analysis with Launch of ACL(TM) Importer

      ACL Enables More Complete Analysis with Launch of ACL(TM) Importer

New Solution Built Upon Datawatch Monarch(TM) Allows Users to Access, Analyze,
and Extract Data Trapped in Static Reports

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, Canada, Nov. 8, 2012

VANCOUVER, Canada, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --ACL, the company that is
transforming audit and risk, announced today the launch of ACL™ Importer, an
ACL™ Desktop 9.3 add-on that harnesses the proven capabilities of Datawatch
Monarch™ from Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), the leading provider of
information optimization software. ACL Importer enables data that was
previously bypassed or overlooked to become a valuable asset, ultimately
eliminating gaps in analysis by increasing data sources and coverage.

ACL recently joined forces with Datawatch Corporation to provide customers
with the enhanced abilities available through ACL Importer powered by
Datawatch Monarch. The new solution enables users to convert data from PDFs,
print files, HTML files, and other content-rich data sources, such as
financial statements, loan documents, and insurance claims, to a tabular
format for analysis. In addition, by expanding the depth and breadth of
transactional analysis, it improves usability and fraud detection.

"It's amazing to hear that Datawatch Monarch capabilities are now part of ACL
Desktop," said ACL customer Jeremy Clopton, CPA, CFE, ACDA, Managing
Consultant, Forensics and Valuation Services at BKD, LLP. "The ability to
extract and analyze data from PDFs is critical in my line of work. These
capabilities will allow us to access relatively untapped sources of electronic

"Audit, risk, and compliance professionals are in need of new technologies
that allow them to deliver more accurate results and have greater confidence
in their findings, which elevates the value they deliver to their
organizations," said Laurie Schultz, President and CEO of ACL. "ACL Importer
is a cost-effective solution that fulfills this need by offering new
visibility into corporate data, increasing productivity, and enhancing overall

A webinar on November 29 will demonstrate how ACL Importer provides immediate
visibility into critical corporate data and helps reduce effort while closing
analysis gaps. ACL Product Evangelist and Technical Product Manager Shane
Grimm will be hosting the 45-minute webinar and Q&A session. Register for
"Closing the Analysis Gaps While Increasing Access and Coverage" at

Supporting resources:

  oTo learn more about ACL Desktop and ACL Importer, visit
  oTo read the latest on business assurance, compliance, risk, fraud
    detection, and internal audit, visit the ACL Blog:
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About ACL
ACL delivers technology solutions that are transforming audit and risk
management. Through a combination of software and expert content, ACL enables
powerful internal controls that identify and mitigate risk, protect profits,
and accelerate performance.

Driven by a desire to expand the horizons of audit and risk management so they
can deliver greater strategic business value, we develop and advocate
technology that strengthens results, simplifies adoption, and improves
usability. ACL's integrated family of products—including our cloud‐based audit
and compliance management solution and flagship data analytics
products—combine all vital components of audit and risk, and are used
seamlessly at all levels of the organization, from the C‐suite to front line
audit and risk professionals and the business managers they interface with.
Enhanced reporting and dashboards provide transparency and business context
that allows organizations to focus on what matters.

And, thanks to 25 years of experience and our consultative approach, we ensure
fast, effective implementation, so customers realize concrete business results
fast at low risk. Our actively engaged community of more than 14,000 customers
around the globe—including 89% of the Fortune 500—tells our story best. Here
are just a few. Visit us online at

About Datawatch Corporation
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) is a leader in providing information
optimization products and solutions that allow organizations to deliver the
greatest data variety possible into their big data and analytic applications.
Datawatch provides organizations the ability to integrate structured,
unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files, and EDI
streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree perspective of the
issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses. With more than 40,000
organizations worldwide using Datawatch's products and services, including 99
of the Fortune 100, it is obvious that businesses of every type can benefit
from the power and flexibility of Datawatch's industry leading solutions.
Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in
London, Munich, Singapore, Sydney and Manila, with partners and customers in
more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit

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Services Ltd. All other company and product names are trademarks of their
respective owners.


Contact: ACL media contact, Jacqui Wilder, Stanton Public Relations &
Marketing, +1-646-502-3538,; or Datawatch media
contact, Kellee McGolpin, Datawatch Corporation, +1-978-441-2200 ext. 8238,, Twitter: @datawatch
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