New IIA CBOK survey shows that the internal audit profession is making substantial progress in making itself relevant to the business overall.
Working together to raise awareness of the value and relevance of audit and risk professionals in the UK and Ireland READING –23rd October 2014 – ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk management, today announced they have entered into a new partnership with the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (‘IIA’) in support of [...]
The honorees of this year's IIA Emerging Leaders know a thing or two about what makes a great internal audit leader. Here is some advice from ACL's Dan Zitting and two other honorees who are making a difference in their organizations and helping shape the future of the internal audit profession. Watch the 2 minute video [...]
Audit and risk management software: Why are some teams lagging behind board and management expectations?
Three leading organizations in the internal audit and risk management world recently released reports on current hot topics. The Institute of Internal auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Protiviti each performed surveys of Chief Audit Executives, senior business management and board members and provided their findings. For what must be the 4th or 5th year in a row for this [...]
Over the years I have heard of many different analogies or imagery to describe ACL and audit analytic use and what distinguishes it from generic analytic technologies. “It lets you find the needle in a haystack”, for example, is a longstanding saying. One that has also been around for a while attempts to describe the [...]
The answer to this question – at least in part – is The University of Texas at Dallas. The UT Dallas internal audit program – which is part of the Jindal School of Management – has been endorsed by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Center for Internal Auditing Excellence, the highest designation of [...]
According to Forbes, Microsoft's Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet. At last! I no longer feel so all alone. Truth be told, I’m not alone and lots of others have been saying the same thing about spreadsheets for years - I say spreadsheets because I don’t think it’s fair or reasonable [...]