WATCH: The CAE’s Diary on buying Audit Management Software

In this on-demand webinar, learn how the Executive Director of Internal Audit at BMI Music has blown through the ambiguity, selected and deployed a data-driven audit management system.

By | July 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Live Webinar! One CAE’s diary buying Audit Management Software

Join us to learn how the Executive Director of Internal Audit at BMI Music has blown through the ambiguity, selected and deployed a data-driven audit management system.

By | July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

4 key takeaways from GRC LeaderCon New York

Last week we invited audit, risk and compliance professionals to join together in a one day event in New York City to share their experience and expertise around this very question. Here are the top four takeaways from GRC LeaderCon.

By | June 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Leadership is still the missing ingredient

For the past decade, PwC’s annual State of the Internal Audit Profession study has proved to be a reliable barometer of the status of issues impacting auditors globally. In this post, John Verver comments on the theme of executive leadership in internal audit and the critical role of data analysis.

By | June 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

ACL Launches GRC LeaderCon Conference Series, Kicking Off in NYC in June

ACL, a software provider helping governments and the world’s largest public and private companies stamp out fraud, operational waste and unethical business, recently announced its upcoming series of one-day conferences for audit, risk management and compliance leaders.

By | May 18th, 2016|News Releases|0 Comments

A Banker’s Perspective: Reducing Regulatory Risk through Continuous Audit

As commonplace as it has become, it’s alarming that banks have still not found the right solution to fully prevent the continual flow of new fines. Can we reduce this? Who will be the key players?

By | April 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

4 practical stages in applying big data concepts to audit, risk and compliance

There are many issues to consider in ensuring big data does not become a risk that damages an organization. However, big data techniques themselves also represent a great opportunity to enhance and transform the core processes of audit, risk management, and compliance. In this post, John Verver goes over four practical stages in applying big data concepts to audit, risk and compliance.

By | March 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

3 ways workpapers can work harder for you (and not just be a repository jail)

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.

By | February 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

When was your audit department last audited—from a technology perspective?

We heard recently from a forward-thinking CAE who asked the internal audit team to audit themselves and come back with recommendations on ways to improve performance including, specifically, the ways that technology is applied. Initially, this seemed to me to be a fairly unusual—but well worthwhile—concept. After a bit of reflection, it [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

WATCH: Fine-tune your audit, risk and compliance programs

In this on-demand webinar featuring Renee Murphy, Principal Analyst at Forrester, you will learn how to find efficiency and strengthen oversight in your audit, risk and compliance programs program with a more practical approach to collecting and analyzing data. You will also hear real-life case studies that show how companies are making the most of their Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) technology investments, even as GRC requirements continue to change.

By | February 5th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments