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Automating the Repetitive Steps of Manual Policy Certification

This is part 2 of a series about various GRC scenarios for leveraging surveys. Let’s have a look at how surveys can be applied to policy certifications! Companies need a way to document employee certifications of policies for their compliance monitoring program to provide govern
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Top 10 T&E tests to beat expense violations

Where can you apply ACL Analytics? Download our Top 10 list of tests for T&E For many organizations, travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses are an area of high risk of exposure to costly abuse, misuse and fraud. Controls within this business process are often manual, or a mat
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What is ACL ScriptHub?

ScriptHub is a growing collection of ACL scripts, currently solving more than 160 commonly asked “how to” questions, with new content being added regularly. Technical support cases, ACL User Forum postings, and product feedback from our clients are great sources of inspiration for new
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Newly redesigned, one-stop guidance: ACL GRC Help is here!

Over the last few months, we have been getting ready to launch a brand-new experience for ACL GRC user assistance. We are excited to present a newly designed, improved and updated online help system — providing customers with a convenient, one-stop experience to product release notes,
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New Research: Market Guide for Audit Management Software Solutions

Are you looking to gain insight into how audit management software might evolve in the next few years? According to Grant Thornton’s 2014 Chief Audit Executive Survey, “internal audit departments are beginning to speed up the pace of technology adoption. CAEs reported they
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How to add GRC value using (wait for it)… surveys!

Governance, risk, audit and compliance professionals send out surveys in many forms to assess the business. Surveys can be used pre-audit to scope out the audit plan. They can also be used to obtain self-assessment test evidence of key controls to comply with regulations such as Sarba
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Why is enterprise risk management often more talk than action?

Risk management is a topic that has become increasingly pervasive in the past five years. Just look at the number of sessions at audit conferences that address risk management in some form or another. Or Google “Risk Management Conferences” and you will get some idea of how big this a
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Buying Software: Quick Tips for Navigating Your Organization’s Procurement Process

We all know there are numerous benefits to having an audit management software solution in place. If you’re considering a new system to help manage your audit, risk and compliance projects, these are the key areas you should consider addressing within your organization when purchasing
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Upcoming Webinar: Audit Value and Relevance

What are your 2015 goals for your internal audit group? Are building value, executive alignment, and internal relevance on your list? Join us for our upcoming webinar on this topic, featuring inspiring stories from ACL customers. Connecting the Dots: Building Internal Audit Value Join
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2015 trends, innovations and predictions for audit, risk and compliance

“It is a pretty safe bet to predict that auditors are going to use technology more effectively and extensively – and at the same time take the opportunity to rethink audit processes overall.” My last blog post identified what I thought were some of the more significant top
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