How to Provide a Lens on the Risk Landscape for Banks and Credit Unions

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Robert Luu shareshow ACL works with banks and credit unions to automate the three lines of defense and allow for full transparency with regulators, bank supervisors, and risk owners.

Webinar: Benchmarking Banking Risks: Mitigate Threats and Pinpoint Opportunities

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Brian Chung and Robert Luu share how risk professionals within the banking sector can leverage publicly available risk information to help pinpoint opportunities to drive the business forward and guide business decision-making.

Solution Overview: ACL for Banking and Lending

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At ACL, we combine science, technology and data to help banks and credit unions successfully navigate the ever-shifting world of risk, audit and compliance management.

Integrated risk management at loanDepot

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Roger Scullion, VP Enterprise Risk at loanDepot shares how implementing ACL has helped the organization address challenges, establish compliance, and develop risk practices to align with the velocity of the business.

6 Ways Technology Drives Smarter Banking Compliance

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Discover how specialized compliance technology can ease the compliance burden, but most importantly, satisfy regulator inspections to reduce the costly risks of compliance failures.

Uncovering Top Banking Risks

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To get a better understanding of the risks banks are focused on, this white paper examines the publicly available Form 10-K filings of the eight largest banks from the S&P 500 to find out what’s topping their list of risks.

Webinar: ACDA Bootcamp November 2017: What’s New in ACL’s Fall ’17 Release?


You’ve spoken and we’ve listened; in this release, we are delivering some of the most requested user enhancements in the past year!

Webinar: ACP Bootcamp November 2017: What’s New in ACL’s Fall ’17 Release?


In this month’s ACP Bootcamp webinar for ACL GRC users, we will show you an overview of what is coming this November in our Fall '17 Release.

Webinar: Recognizing and Managing Emerging Strategic Risks

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In this 60-minute webinar, Daniel Clark, Director of Internal Audit at Washington Trust Bank, shares how he integrates strategic risk management into business decision-making and execution for a decisive advantage.

The 7 dangers of document-based auditing

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The use of word documents and spreadsheets as the primary vehicles for capturing and documenting audit procedures significantly impedes the ability of audit organizations to work efficiently, expedite quality assurance processes, maintain durable data integrity, and deliver meaningful audit insights.

Webinar: Declutter your internal controls monitoring…Identifying red flags only matters if you do something about them

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Learn from practitioners at Faurecia and DAA about the different techniques they use in their risk and control monitoring program to monitor hundreds of key controls and effectively manage resolutions to give the business greater confidence.

Webinar: The Evolution of IT Risk and Compliance… Creating a Sustainable Program in a Changing World

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Organizations must be vigilant in mitigating threats that could expose sensitive data, endanger their reputation, and negatively impact revenues and operations. The threats and compliance regulations can seem exponential and overwhelming, challenging companies to implement risk and compliance programs that are both pragmatic and sustainable.

Webinar: ACP Bootcamp August 2017: Automate And Streamline Your Review Process in Projects


So you've completed your fieldwork for an audit or assessment in ACL GRC Projects and you need your work to be reviewed by your manager. In this ACP Bootcamp webinar, we'll show you best practices for managing the review process and for signing off when the work is complete.

Study shows government organization achieves 702% ROI using the ACL Platform

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A commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ACL uncovers the potential ROI for an ACL customer in the public sector.

Webinar: ACDA Bootcamp July 2017: How To Import Excel Source Data Into ACL Analytics


In this Bootcamp webinar, we will be walking you through how to define and import your data into ACL manually and by scripting, using an Excel file as an example.

Ease the monthly grind and give greater assurance by automating 60% of your processes

Ease the monthly grind and give greater assurance by automating 60% of your processes with ACL Essentials premium analysis apps.

Webinar: ACP Bootcamp June 2017: Creating Your Own ACL GRC Playground Recording

Learn how to create your own playground organization in ACL GRC. Using the playground environment and sample data, you are free to explore and discover all of the features ACL GRC has to offer—without worrying about messing up your organization’s real data.

Analytics Success Plan: Premium Subscription Add-On

Jumpstart your analytics goals, get direct access to ACL experts and instill advanced expertise into your program and people — year after year.

Webinar: Vision to Reality: How a City Finance team built in continuous controls monitoring

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Providing assurance that internal controls are working shouldn’t wait for a costly annual audit. Finding the right balance between process controls and efficiency is key.

Webinar: ACDA Bootcamp May 2017: Basic Usage of ACL Analytics


In this one-hour webinar, we’ll show you how to get started with ACL Analytics.

Impact Reports

Impact Reports are presentation-ready reports that you produce directly from your ACL Platform. By embedding live data tags into your must-have template, you can deliver always up-to-date reporting to your most discerning stakeholders, such as executives, board committees and regulators.

US-based international bank saves $712,500 by using the ACL platform

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When evaluating the impact and value a new piece of technology will have on your business, one of the easiest questions to ask, yet difficult to answer succinctly, is “what’s the return on investment?” This is why we commissioned Forrester Consulting to take a deep-dive into the real impact of [...]

Webinar: ACL Spring ’17 Release

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In case you haven't heard yet, the ACL Spring '17 Release is here! With this release brings you the ability to visualize and manage enterprise risk with a data-driven approach.

Risk & control monitoring at Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

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An interview with Jason Gross, CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, ACDA, vice president of controls management, Siemens Financial Services, Inc, on how they're using the ACL Platform to gain better control over financial and operating controls, improve consistency in their continuous controls monitoring program, and gain better insights into their data.

Data-driven audit management at City of Gainesville

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An interview with ACL customer Carlos Holt, city auditor at City of Gainesville on how ACL's data-driven audit management platform has increased team performance, replaced manual processes and significantly changed the way they work—for the better!


ACL’s Productivity Ecosystem provides an enhanced continuous learning environment, including CPE credits, on-demand training, best practices, productivity boosters and the ability to connect with your ACL peers—all at your fingertips.

FAQ – ACDA Intermediate

The ACL™ Certified Data Analyst (ACDA) is an industry recognized certification. Earning this designation demonstrates your ability to integrate ACL data analysis techniques into business processes.

ACL™ Support Services

ACL’s commitment to customer support means you get comprehensive, best-in-class technical assistance that helps you accomplish more with greater ease.

AX199 Analytics Exchange Workshop Course Outline

This two-day course guides you through scenarios of increasing complexity to show you how to use Analytics Exchange (AX) effectively in your organization.

ACL 303 Scripting

In this three-day course, you will learn how to use ACL Analytics functions and scripts to gain new insight into your data and do more in less time.

ACL 201 Applications

This two-day course is a practical application of ACL™ Analytics, designed for users who want to use ACL™ Analytics more effectively in real-life situations.

ACL 101 Foundations

This three-day course is a comprehensive introduction to ACL™ Analytics, designed for new and beginner users who want to learn the concepts and features needed to start using ACL™ Analytics.

Demo: ACL Data Connectors + R & Python Integration + Connector for BI & Visualization tools


A look at how ACL integrates with all the other tools you're using as part of your analytics ecosystem — via 15 direct data connectors, integration with R and Python, and connectors for any BI and visualization tool.

Forrester Total Economic Impact Study on the ACL Platform

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Third-party research shows ACL customer achieves 402% ROI using the ACL Platform ACL provides governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) management software for assessing risk, executing projects, continuously monitoring data, managing process documentation, and creating reports and dashboards for business visibility. While it’s easy to understand the value in the [...]

How to Shortcut Your Way to a Continuous Monitoring Program

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Learn how Sumitomo Rubber implemented a continuous monitoring program at a fraction of the cost, time and effort of traditional ERP process controls.

Audit Management Success Plan


Learn more about ACL’s Audit Management Success Plan

Data-driven enterprise risk management at Equinix

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An interview with Equinix on how they're using ACL's enterprise risk management solution to enable their vision of cross-functional collaboration.

Data-driven audit management at Macsteel

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The audit team at Macsteel is one of more than 14,000 GRC teams who rely on ACL to make their day more PRODUCTIVE, more VALUABLE and more FUN.

Demo: ACL Essentials

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Watch a demo of ACL Essentials, a suite of premium analysis apps that continuously assess risk in your critical ERP processes. Each analysis app is running within days, no data skills needed.

Lanzamiento de la nueva version de ACL


En el mes de septiembre vamos a estar lanzando la última versión de ACL analytics en la cual se incorporara el set de cambios más importante en la historia de ACL.

Data-Driven Audit Management at Australia Post

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The audit team at Australia Post is one of more than 14,000 teams who rely on ACL to make their day more PRODUCTIVE, more VALUABLE and more FUN.

ACL Essentials for ERP Risk Auditing


Automate key business process audits for 100% financial and business risk oversight.

Webinar: Questionnaire Templates Advanced Series – Completing the “Magic Loop” of data

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This is part two in a two-part series, Completing the "Magic Loop" of data. In part one we showed you the power of Results Manager and how you can use our questionnaire templates to make surveying even easier.

ACL Essentials for ERP Processes Controls

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Get insight into your material process health, compliance risk & financial exposure to better deliver on your strategic mission.

Demo: ACL GRC (2.5 mins)


Watch a demo of the ACL GRC platform and learn how to align on strategic risk, simplify operational complexity, manage your results all in one place, and report on your insights.

ACL Results Manager Lite


Learn more about ACL™ Results Manager Lite, our easy-to-use collaborative app, in this Capabilities Sheet.

Sharing results from ACL Analytics using ACL Results Manager

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Let's talk about integrating ACL Analytics with ACL GRC. Specifically, sharing the results of your analysis from ACL to Results Manager.

Demo: ACL Analytics


Watch a demo of ACL Analytics, a component of the ACL platform.

ACL GRC Product Sheet

Trying to improve team efficiency, deliver more value and boost team satisfaction? We built an award-winning solution for that. Read more

ACL ScriptHub: Innovation in Automated Controls Architecture

GRC 20/20 has recognized ACL ScriptHub with a 2015 GRC Innovation Award for technical innovation in Automated Controls Architecture

Access SAP Data: ACL Direct Link for SAP ERP & SAP CRM | 2 min demo

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Watch this demo to see how to use ACL Direct Link to map and translate your goldmine of SAP ERP & SAP CRM data into meaningfully named fields.

ACL Direct Link™ for SAP® ERP & SAP CRM


Establish autonomy from your overburdened IT team with ACL™ Direct Link, an easy-to-use SAP-Certified data extraction add-on for ACL™ Analytics and ACL™ Analytics Exchange.

Subscription Capabilities Sheet

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Your ACL subscription includes access to on-demand training, a library of pre-built risk analysis scripts, a rich knowledge base, and complete user guides. Learn more in this Capabilities Sheet.

US National Grid

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The department identified ACL Data Analysis as a key solution for the 28-member U.S. audit team and engaged ACL Training services to enhance individual skills, while establishing the analytics as a go-to resource for all future audit work.

T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.Ş.

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Since 2005, the Ziraat Bank Central Audit Department (CAD) has used ACL solutions to uncover internal fraud and identify potential control risks.

Straight Talk Consulting Solutions

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ACL GRC provided Straight Talk with a SAS 70 report detailing the integrity of the hosting environment, assuring a necessary high level of confidence regarding the safety of clients’ data.

ACL Results Manager

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ACL offers an easy-to-use collaborative app to centrally, securely and efficiently interact with any stakeholder. View our capability sheet outlining our automated workflow remediation solution to 8 pains to learn more.

ACL workflow remediation of risk analytic results | 3.5 min overview


Watch this short demo to see how ACL GRC can help you share findings, collaborate with others on a shared platform, track progress, automate processes, visualize results and more!

Bootcamp Webinar: A Year in Review with Data-driven GRC


A lot has happened in 2015 with ACL GRC. We’ve added a stack of new features and made some key enhancements to existing functionality!

Build the Business Case for GRC


This research report by Forrester details the essential elements of cost, benefit, flexibility, and risk that help explain the value of a GRC program. Read now >>

ACL Analytics Product Sheet

ACL™ Analytics is designed for you, the GRC professional.

Getting Started with ScriptHub

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Did you know as an ACL customer, you have full complimentary access to ScriptHub? ScriptHub is a growing collection of scripts, solving more than 160 commonly asked “how to” questions, with new content being added constantly.

ACL ScriptHub: pre-written scripts + your creativity = simple. data analytics

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You can significantly expand your data analysis capabilities even if you do not possess advanced scripting skills by using ACL’s innovative ScriptHub – a library of pre-built analytic code snippets.

Interpretive Visual Remediation: identify trends and outliers + trigger remediation


Learn how to narrow in on the subset of transactions that matter and trigger actions directly from visualization filters.

Scan-to-PDF in ACL GRC Mobile App


The ACL GRC mobile app for iOS and Android revolutionizes the way you capture information quickly while conducting fieldwork or collecting information onsite with the Scan-to-PDF feature.

Risk Assurance Dashboard: Objectively quantify your risks

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Wish your system would automatically keep a cumulative risk assurance score over the course of your risk evaluation activities? Learn more in this short video.

Data-Driven GRC


A quick snapshot of ACL's end-to-end GRC solution.

Reporting & Dashboarding


ACL GRC provides audit teams with impactful, automated reporting and story telling capabilities. Learn more in this short demo.

Remote Off-line Auditing | 1 min demo

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Need to conduct an audit without any connectivity at all? ACL GRC has you covered. Learn more in this one minute demo.

Risk-Based Auditing | 2 min demo

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Learn how to use ACL to enable smart planning to assess the most strategic risks threatening your objectives, assign appropriate resources and define audit scope.

SOX Control Self Assessments & Certifications

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Chad Wood demonstrates how to manage the process of SOX Control Self-Assessments and Certifications using ACL technologies.

Order-to-Cash Applications

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ACL has an extensive library of analytic tests to help you uncover critical control exposures within the O2C cycle.

VPI Pet Insurance

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Based on recommendations from internal audit leaders at Nationwide, VPI’s parent company, and insurance industry regulators, VPI recently implemented ACL’s solution.

Vestas Wind Systems A/S


Vestas Wind Systems recently implemented ACL™ Analytics Exchange (AX) and Direct Link™ for SAP ERP to gain seamless access to SAP enterprise data.

Payroll Applications

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From the creation of new employees, to managing and calculating payroll transactions, or time and attendance tracking - ACL has an extensive library of analytic tests that can help you uncover critical control exposures within the payroll processes.

Purchase-to-Payment Applications

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ACL has an extensive library of analytic tests that can help you uncover critical control exposures within the vendor management, purchases and requisitions, and payables and payments processes.

General Applications

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ACL has compiled a few example usage scenarios specific for general needs.

How to Get the Most Out of Your ACL Launchpad


Whether you’re brand new to ACL or need a refresher on how to make the most of your investment, you’re sure to pick up some tips and tricks in this customer-only webinar.

Tutorial: Extend Your Analytics and Turbocharge Results Management


View this second part in a two-part webinar series where Adrian Poon (Manager, Customer Success, ACL) & Kevin Legere (Product Designer, ACL) will give you step-by-step instructions on how to get started with ACL Results Manager.

ACL GRC: In-Depth Overview


We're taking a big-picture look at our sample organization’s risk assessment, using ACL GRC.

Webinar: Extend Your Analytics and Turbocharge Results Management


Watch this short webinar to help you turbocharge results management with ACL GRC Results Manager.

Issues Management – ACL GRC | 2.5 min demo


Make issue follow up and remediation simple with ACL GRC.

Workpaper Management – ACL GRC Project Manager | 2.5 min demo


Kill the clutter and automate collaboration with ACL GRC Project Manager.

ACL GRC Reports Manager: Getting Started


Watch this crash course on using ACL GRC Reports Manager!

Lead your Department’s Analytics Department


In this empowering session, ACL experts use the example of T&E split transaction analysis to illustrate how you can push the analytics you develop right into your colleagues’ Microsoft Excel.

Team Based Analytics – ACL Analytics Exchange | 1.5 min demo


ACL Analytics Exchange allows you to save time, collaborate, and share knowledge with one common platform.

What ACL Analytics Can Do For You: ROI Survey Findings


ACL shares the results of our survey of Chief Audit Executives, Chief Risk Executives and Chief Compliance Executives to see what they think about what ACL analytics can do for you!

Demo: ACL GRC results management workflow


Watch this 2.5 minute video to learn how to streamline your results management process with ACL GRC Results Manager.

Audit Analytics – ACL Analytics | 1 min demo

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Have a minute to spare? Check out this one minute demo of ACL Analytics and learn how to make Audit Analytics work for you!

Adding Value with ACL GRC

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We asked the Chief Audit Executives, Chief Risk Executives and Chief Compliance Executives using ACL GRC what they thought about the decision to implement our audit, risk and compliance management solution in their organization.

Top 10 Purchase-to-Pay Analytics

ACL has an extensive library of analytics tests that can help you uncover critical control exposure within the requisitions, purchasing, receiving, payables and payments process. Get started today with our Top P2P tests!

ACL Analytics Exchange Product Sheet

Team collaboration, remote work, and continuous monitoring for the most sought-after teams.

ACL Analytics 11 Highlights Part 1: “Data”

With ACL Analytics 11, take your data even further by revolutionizing your approach to analytics.

ACL Analytics 11 Highlights Part 2: “Insight”

With ACL Analytics 11, getting insight from your data is nearly effortless thanks to new visualization capabilities.

ACL Analytics 11 Highlights Part 3: “Action”

With ACL Analytics 11, easily and effectively share your results and close the loop on your analysis efforts with built-in remediation in ACL GRC.

Revolution: Welcome to the New World of ACL (Asia)


Watch a demo on using the new ACL Academy for self-paced learning, ScriptHub for downloading pre-built scripts, and Results Cloud for distilling and visualizing the value of your analytic work.

Analytics Revolution

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Customers review what they like best about ACL's latest data analysis software tools and the new bonus features, including Results Cloud, ScriptHub, and ACL Academy. Unleash previously-impossible levels of insight into risks and opportunities…and put your work in an executive context.

First Impressions of Analytics 11: Australia Post


“Being able to visualize the results will make a huge difference to how management sees the information and analysis that we’re providing.”– James Hiller, Internal Audit Manager, Australia Post

Lead Your Department’s Analytics Practice


Join us for an empowering hour as ACL experts use an example of T&E analysis to illustrate how you can push the analytics you develop right into your colleagues’ Microsoft Excel.

Analytics Exchange: Increased Credibility of Results


A demonstration of how you can repeatedly deliver credible results with confidence, knowing that the underlying data is consistent and secure across the team due to the use of centralized server data.

Analytics Exchange: Secure Server Environment


A demonstration of how ACL Analytics Exchange environment provides users with greater security and authorization which controls access rights to analytics assets.

Analytics Exchange: Re-usability with a Script Library


A demonstration of how you can create a shared library of scripts with ease to encourage reuse and avoid duplication of effort, allowing auditors and analytical experts to securely access and share analytics.

Analytics Exchange: Faster Results with Automation


A demonstration of how you can save time and deliver results faster by improving the speed at which you run your tests through automation and scheduling of analytic scripts.

Analytics Exchange: Higher Productivity with Collaboration


A demonstration of how you can increase productivity and avoid working in silos by easily collaborating on data analysis projects across your teams.

Analytics Exchange: Increased Business Assurance


This video demonstrates how ACL Analytics Exchange can be leveraged further to help increase business assurance and provide a picture of key business areas over time to see how controls are working once put in place.

Integrating Analytics with ACL GRC Results Manager

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In this 7-minute demo, ACL Product Manager Phil Lim shows how easy it is to share your ACL Analytics results with a broader team, using ACL GRC. Watch “Data-Driven GRC” in action!

Southern Illinois Healthcare

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The Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) Corporate Compliance department upgraded from ad-hoc analytics using ACL™ Analytics to the ACL™ Analytics Exchange platform to achieve independent data access.

ACL Analytics to Support SOX Testing


ACL Analytic Workshop offering up a number of tests you can run to support SOX testing in your organization.

ACL GRC: Automating your SOX Management and Simplifying Remediation


We'll take a look at our flexible platform for making your SOX projects easier to manage—starting with an IT General Controls (ITGC) project and working through the testing results and automating your remediation process.

RLI Insurance

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The RLI audit group implemented ACL technology and worked closely with ACL’s expert support services to effectively access files, scrub data, develop extracts and analyze results.

Introducing ACL GRC: Governance, Risk and Compliance Simplified


ACL GRC will change the way you think about governance, risk and compliance.

ACL GRC for iOS Quick Reference

Quick tips and tricks for using ACL GRC on your iPad® or iPhone®, as well as a list of FAQs that will be helpful for any user.

Building the Business Case for Data Analytics


This e-book will help you build a business case to get started with data analytics or expand your current program.