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4 Step Prototyping Plan to Automate SOX and OMB A-123 Testing

Automating Controls and S-Ox Testing – A Time Savings Project Which Opens the Door to Improved Process Intelligence - Part 2
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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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Top 10 P2P Tests to Uncover Critical Control Exposures

Where can you apply ACL Analytics? Download our Top 10 list of tests for the Purchase-to-Pay Cycle The purchase-to-payment cycle can be challenging to manage, given the high volumes of transactional data—often housed in multiple IT systems and applications—and complex authorization pr
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Automating Controls and SOX Testing

Automating Controls and S-Ox Testing – A Time Savings Project Which Opens the Door to Improved Process Intelligence
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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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Big Data means big changes for the audit profession

An article for which ACL’s vice president of strategy, John Verver, was interviewed has published in Compliance Week. The article examines how the auditing profession is starting to look at how to leverage Big Data in audits. External audit firms are making some big investments
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Building a Business Case for ACL Analytics Exchange

Making a major change in a business process can be overwhelming. The “what-ifs” can drive you absolutely crazy. There comes that point in time when you realize that you need to make that move forward. If you wait for the perfect time then you will be waiting forever. Key players on ou
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Continuous Monitoring: No longer a tool for just audit and compliance professionals

Today’s posting comes from Constantine Gart, a Product Marketing Associate with ACL, who is currently overseeing the upcoming launch of version 4 of ACL’s Analytics Exchange. Leveraging continuous monitoring technology to improve day-to-day productivity is a practice no longer limited
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The importance of integrating analytics into audit and risk management processes

A few weeks ago I participated in the 26th World Continuous Auditing and Reporting Symposium at Rutgers Business School. I think it was about the 12th occasion at which I have presented at the Symposium. Initially, WCARS was heavily oriented towards academic research and technical pap
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Part Two: Tales from the Road – 26th World Continuous Auditing & Reporting Symposium

This Part Two of a series.  To read Part One, click here. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 26th World Continuous Auditing & Reporting Symposium at the Rutgers Business School in Newark, New Jersey. This being my first WCARS, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would this be
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