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Is GRC proving to be worth the investment? The results are in…

Read how the recent 2015 OCEG GRC Maturity Survey shows how much progress has occurred over the past decade in reaching alignment on an answer to the question “GRC - what’s the point?”.
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Addressing a common challenge for management and for internal audit

A recent article in Computer Business Review referred to a study that surveyed some thousands of CFOs, CIOs and other business executives and professionals about their biggest management information challenge. The number one challenge was identified as the ability to carry out self-se
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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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ACL Thought Leadership Round Table Workshops

A post by Jordan McCormick, Regional Account Executive, Enterprise Clients Are you an Audit, Risk or Compliance Visionary or interested in becoming one?  If so, we encourage you to enroll in one of the upcoming ACL Thought Leadership Round Tables Workshops.  These complimentary sessio
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SAP Data at Your Fingertips

The barriers to connecting to any ERP system are as much human as they are mechanical, but they are not insurmountable. Let’s start with the human aspect. Many IT departments are, understandably, fiercely protective of any 3rd party products connecting to an SAP® environment. The conc
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ACL Analytics: Beyond Audit

Hello ACL Community! As we continue to Transform Audit & Risk, let’s perform some tests that are outside of audit. Here’s one in particular that I’ve recently worked on that I found interesting: We used ACL to help the Fabrication Cost Accounting team of a large manufacturing orga
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The Year of the Snake Brings Effective Risk Management and Control

According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, it’s now the Year of the Snake. There’s lots of prognosticating going on about this coming year – will it be a good one or will it have some bite!  One thing that drives me a bit “snakey” relates to work-related silos and a lack of collaboratio
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Outside of Audit: How the Procter & Gamble Finance Department used ACL Technology for Tax Authority Compliance

One of the things ACL values enormously is hearing directly from our customers on how they have used our technology to improve their business and advance their careers. This past autumn, ACL held our Global Sales Conference here in Vancouver. During this conference, we were delighted
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Notes from the field: MIS Audit Directors Symposium

I spoke at an excellent MIS Training Audit Directors Symposium in Boston earlier this week. My topic was the integration of data analytics into the audit and risk processes. My view is that well planned integration, which involves multiple aspects, is typically one of the prime factor
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Business Finance Excerpt: Making FCPA Compliance More Sustainable

Much has been written about the rising number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcements during the past couple of years and the impact it’s having on the corporate compliance landscape. Many organizations already know that there is a pressing need to establish an FCPA
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