Deloitte Discusses Disruptive Technology

Posted on Mar 31, 2013

Deloitte’s Tech Trends 2013 is a pretty detailed and interesting look at the disruptive effects of technology on business — and the necessary change in the role of the CIO.

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The Path to Excellence for Internal Audit

Posted on Mar 26, 2013

Earlier, I reviewed PwC’s 2013 State of the Internal Audit Profession. Protiviti has added insights through their 2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, which identified these areas as needing improved understanding. 

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PwC Issues State of the Internal Audit Profession 2013

Posted on Mar 20, 2013

Each year, I look forward to PwC’s important report on the state of the internal audit profession. Their 2007 report, which had a forward-looking perspective and called out for internal audit to move its focus from controls to risk, was one of the best I have read over the last 20 or more years.

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Determining the Value of Internal Audit

Posted on Mar 13, 2013

Many internal auditors want an answer to the question: How do we put a value on internal audit?  

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You Need Passion for Success

Posted on Mar 12, 2013

Seven days ago, I retired. OK, it was more like semi-retired because here I still am blogging, preparing for a presentation tomorrow to the IIA–Russia annual conference, and mentoring/training a variety of practitioners. 

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Boards and CFOs Pay Attention to the CIOs Key Role in Strategy

Posted on Mar 4, 2013

Recently, two of the Big Four accounting firms released reports that address the increasing importance of the CIO. PwC published their 5th Annual Digital IQ Survey and Deloitte issued an Audit Committee Brief on the topic of “Understanding the CFO and CIO Dynamic.”

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