The Most Important Thing Internal Audit Can Do in 2014 - Part 4

Posted on Jan 17, 2014

I ended part three of this series with the following question: "Do we have to be independent and objective?" That little bit of heresy gets to the real point of this entire ramble/rampage/rant/resolution/call to action. If we want to ensure internal audit moves into that new, relevant future, we must be ready, willing, and able to identify creative innovations.

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The Most Important Thing Internal Audit Can Do in 2014 - Part 3

Posted on Jan 16, 2014

There are two things internal audit must do as a result of the changes that are occurring.

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The Most Important Thing Internal Audit Can Do in 2014 - Part 2

Posted on Jan 15, 2014

Not to put too fine a point on it, but I sincerely believe that the profession of internal audit is at an important crossroads. We are at a unique point in time where we can truly revolutionize our profession by capitalizing on the new opportunities and exploiting the emerging technologies and concepts available.
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The Most Important Thing Internal Audit Can Do in 2014 - Part 1

Posted on Jan 13, 2014

I don't particularly like "Year in Review" or "New Year's Resolution" or "What Will the Year Bring" or "Let's Make This the Year of the..." type pieces. (Yes, I realize I wrote one last year. That still doesn't mean I like them.) It's hard to say exactly why they bother me, but it's probably because I tend to have one of two reactions after reading them.
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A Quick Note About Record Stores

Posted on Jan 10, 2014

In the late 80's, record stores were in a battle with music companies – a battle over packaging and presentation. Compact discs were becoming more popular than records. Since they were much smaller than records the cds were encased in longboxes – cardboard containers about twice as long as the cds – to accommodate the existing record bins.
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Internal Audit Memorabilia - Second in a Series

Posted on Jan 8, 2014

As I mentioned back in October, I've started going through some of the internal audit stuff I've collected over the years. And, as I promised, I want to share some of the more interesting discoveries. I recently stumbled across this poster from the WWII era. Just goes to show that, with the men fighting overseas, women had to step in to every job to fill their shoes.
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