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30 Days of Thanksgiving: Day 19

I am thankful for modern conveniences.

As our weather rapidly changed from warm to frigid this week, I am specifically thankful for heaters with pilot lights, thermostats, and indoor climate control. 257 more words


The Future of Internal Audit – Automated Predictive Controls

The increasing quantity of data produced by today’s businesses is old news (1,2,3), in fact we have written about it previously in our… 1,044 more words


SOX Master Class

If SOX is your thing, I lead a master class for SOX managers for Marcus-Evans. This is a small group that meets for 2 days and explores some best practices in driving efficiency as well as effectiveness into the SOX program. 78 more words


New Business Analytics Blog (covering GRC, BI, and more)

If you are interested in advances in business analytics, GRC, or related topics, you might want to check out a new SAP site: http://blogs.sap.com/analytics/. Admittedly, the content is all SAP – but then SAP has a lion’s share of this market, so when they announce new solutions or major upgrades to existing ones, they merit attention. 49 more words


Continuous auditing: putting theory into practice

One internal auditing topic that has been of great interest to me over the years is that of continuous auditing. I believe that the technique offers a great opportunity for internal auditing to move to the next level of service and value to its stakeholders – providing them with the assurance they need, when they need it. 152 more words


Three Men, Agility, and GRC

Imagine a man. He is standing still, looking intently at his feet, making sure they are within a circle on the floor. This man is all about compliance. 496 more words


Social media guidelines or policies

Every organization should have a well-thought out policy for corporate or individual use of social media. The reputation risk if use is not well managed can be significant. 18 more words