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4 tips for showcasing internal audit’s value

Internal auditors constantly add value to their organizations by providing assurance and recommendations on the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes. But how much of this contribution is recognized as really being a value-add, and not just a required org
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Webinar: How to extend your analytics and turbocharge results management

You do important work with data analysis, helping your organization stamp out fraud, waste and abuse. But, how do you relay the results of your analytics to team members and management to ensure that your findings are acted upon? ACL Results Manager helps forward-thinking Audit and IT
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Audit Analytics for All

During the past decade, much of the interest around using data analysis in internal audit has stemmed from some great successes that a relatively small percentage of audit teams have managed to achieve. The majority of audit leaders want their teams who are still at a very basic level
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Audit Roundtable: How can audit leaders better support business goals and make positive financial impact?

“Six, seven years ago, no one would have lunch with me because I was an auditor. Now, different departments are turning to me for guidance on their projects.” – Governance Risk and Compliance Program Manager ACL just wrapped up a series of “Audit Management Reimagine
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Build a Better Whistle: Incident reporting

Audit and compliance professionals today have an ever increasing mandate to accurately depict critical risks and report on material or damaging issues to the executive suite in a timely manner. In particular, fraud prevention and the monitoring of key regulatory requirements can help
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IIA General Audit Management 2015: A GRC Software Designer’s Perspective

Being surrounded by over 1,200 enthusiastic audit leaders is an inspiring place to be. Seeing how audit profession is striving to grow its influence in their organizations, become agents of change, and make strategic contributions is refreshing to say the least. I attended as many ses
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4 Attributes of a Modern Day Internal Audit Hero

PwC’s recent “2015 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study” provides a mix of insights—some new, some old. It’s definitely worth a read. Some findings are pretty much the same as in previous year—internal audit still needs to be more aligned with the business around risk fo
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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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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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