About John Verver

John Verver is currently an advisor to ACL. Previously, John spent two decades as a vice president with ACL, with overall responsibility for product and services strategy, as well as leadership and growth of ACL’s professional services organization, including customer success services, training, and technical support. John is acknowledged as an expert authority and domain thought leader on the use of enterprise governance technology, particularly data analytics and data automation for audit, risk management, and compliance. He speaks regularly at global conferences and is a frequent contributor of articles in professional and business publications. John is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Consultant, and Certified Information System Auditor.

6 governance, risk management, and compliance trends and predictions for 2018

What can you expect in the GRC space in 2018? John Verver shares his top 6 trends and predictions, including automation, smarter technology and new data sources for data-driven GRC.

By | February 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Monitoring P2P transactions: How to implement data analytics

In a continuing blog series on P2P and analytics, John Verver investigates the best types of data analytics and tests to apply, as well as the best types of data to evaluate and how to source it.

By | December 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Is it time to rethink your IT risk management and compliance approaches?

John Verver discusses how to take a smarter approach to IT risk management and compliance by replacing outdated and ineffective processes.

By | October 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How analytics give governments greater oversight of risks and controls in P2P processes

Dealing with risks and controls in procurement processes that involve a variety of vendors is challenging and complex. Find out how data analysis can test transactions against a broad range of risk, compliance and control issues and make the process easier.

By | October 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Move beyond a compartmentalized “silo” view of risks

Risk areas viewed in isolation can easily escalate into major problems. A coordinated risk management process enables earlier recognition of potential risks and can reduce the impact of negative outcomes.

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Robotic process automation: An opportunity for auditors and financial control specialists

Robotic process automation (RPA) is not a new thing, but has experienced recent renewed interest, particularly in audit and financial control management. Don’t get left behind—discover the many advantages and opportunities RPA offers.

By | September 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Remove problems in your purchase-to-pay cycle

Intentional and unintentional purchase-to-payment fraud can be incredibly costly to governments. Learn how to reduce the likelihood of these risks occurring.

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How technology is transforming supply chain risk management

Supply chain risk management is incredibly complex and risk failures have enormous impacts on the supply chain. But technology is transforming and simplifying the entire supply chain risk management process.

By | August 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How do you know if your risk management and control measures are effective?

The reality is that no control is perfect or foolproof, which means that you need to rely on your data to ensure that you are meeting your risk management requirements. Examine the tests that help you ensure your risk control measures are working.

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to “do ERM” and actually achieve results

There is universal agreement that risk management silos are a problem and that home-grown, spreadsheet-based systems are cumbersome, resource-intensive and, often, simply not up to the job. The objective now is to shift organizational attitudes towards risk management and take an enterprise-wide, integrated approach in which the downside of risk is intelligently balanced against the upside.

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments