5 questions you needs to ask in the fight against fraud

At times the challenge of combatting government fraud, waste and abuse may seem overwhelming, but what may seem at times to be an insurmountable problem can be broken down and prioritized, and efforts concentrated on actions that have the greatest impact. Here are five questions you need to ask in the fight against fraud.

By | May 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Cool $#!% you didn’t know you could do in ACL Academy

From deep-dive courses to bite-sized tutorials, there’s a ton of awesome $#&% in ACL Academy. Just in-case you didn’t already know, here are six sweet things you might have missed.

By | May 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Big scandal, big data, big opportunity

The biggest data leak in corporate history has underscored the value of big data analysis in detecting fraud, reducing compliance costs and reputational risk.

By | May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How do you know when cloud is fake-cloud? 4 reasons why it matters

There’s a lot to love about the cloud. But instead of building a true cloud solution, many are simply hosting their existing technology on a web server and calling it cloud. Sure, hosting the solution off-site eliminates some IT hassles, but it simply fails to deliver the benefits you can only get from real cloud. We don’t think these “fake-cloud” hosted solutions are good enough for your business and here's why.

By | May 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The opportunity for a new breed of entrepreneurial auditor

Will databots who will systematically replace knowledge workers in the audit, compliance, and risk management process leave the traditional internal auditor obsolete? In this post, Dan Zitting discusses the opportunity for a new breed of entrepreneurial auditor.

By | May 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Your profit margins are suffering and here’s why….INSURANCE FRAUD!

The general attitude toward insurance fraud is somewhat laissez-faire. Many view insurance fraud as a victim-less crime, and fraudsters see it as a low-risk, high-reward endeavor. Although consequences and penalties are becoming more severe, convictions for “soft-fraud” are often just misdemeanors and may only involve probation or a fine.

By | May 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Future of “Big Data” Risk Analytics and Obsolescence of the Traditional Internal Auditor

The world of the traditional auditor has changed. In this post, Dan Zitting, chief product officer at ACL, looks at what the future holds for the audit profession and gives insight into the future of "big data" risk analytics.

By | May 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Product Pulse – May

In this Edition: In this edition of the ACL Product Pulse, bulk upload your controls into Project Manager, how to audit your Active Directory in 15 minutes (or more. Probably more), de-duplicating your continuous monitoring efforts in Results Manager, and a new training partnership with MIS Training Institute (MISTI).

By | April 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Top 10 Analytics Tests: Users Choice

Inspirations is our collective public library, housing hundreds of analytic testing ideas powered by ACL. The Inspirations community is growing fast with 2,000 users worldwide, and we’re constantly updating with new content as we continue to research new ways to inspire you. If you aren’t sure where to start or you want to see the value your peers are getting from Inspirations, look no further!

By | April 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Top 5 things you didn’t know internal auditors could do with ACL technology

Calling all internal auditors! Are you tired of wasting time manually handling documentation, looking for a way to capture audit evidence using your smartphone or wanting to significantly expand your data analysis capabilities? Good news—you can do all this (and more!) with ACL technology.

By | April 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments