Did you know that with your ACL Analytics subscription, you already have access to Results Manager? This means you have access to some powerful functionality, including the ability to send out surveys and analyze the results. We recently added a number of questionnaire templates to make surveying even easier. See how teams from [...]
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.
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.
How many auditors—or risk managers—consider the impact of risks that can arise from organizational use of data and analysis? In this post, John Verver discusses the IIA's Audit Executive Center's recently released 2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit.
ACL today announced that Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, has deployed ACL™ GRC to improve the productivity of its internal audit team without increasing headcount.
While auditors and those involved in risk management and compliance have their respective roles to play in addressing the risks of big data, many of the concepts of big data also provide great opportunities for transforming the way that audit, risk and compliance professionals perform their work.
High-quality audit workpapers are essential. They support clear documentation and communication, provide an audit trail for third-party reviews, and enable risk assurance over material objectives and operational processes. So why do most teams use their workpaper software as a mere repository, almost like a shared drive? Here are three ways to make workpapers harder-working right now.
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In this special collaboration with Compliance Week we sat down with Paul McDade, Manager of Internal Audit at TruGreen, and discussed how TruGreen successfully implemented a solution that not only identifies sales commission fraud, but also deters it.
New IIA CBOK survey shows that the internal audit profession is making substantial progress in making itself relevant to the business overall.