Is This the First Defining Event of the New Decade?

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

At the end of December, I offered my opinion on the five defining events of the past decade for our profession. These types of lists are often best drawn up with the benefit of hindsight. After all, it is easy to get caught up and start offering hyperbole about virtually any event that happens.  However, there are some events that are obviously “game changers.” One such event may just have occurred for our profession.

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Sometimes Life Takes Us Full Circle

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

Call me sentimental, but I’ve always found it intriguing when twists of fate take people “full circle,” and reconnect them with an event or a milestone earlier in their life. Today I am having one of those experiences myself.

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Internal Audit Imperatives for the Decade Ahead

Posted on Feb 8, 2010

In late December, I wrote about the five events that defined the past decade for internal auditors. It is too speculative (and far too early) to predict any defining events for the next decade. However, I do have some views on key imperatives that internal auditors must pursue if we are to build on the success we enjoyed during the past 10 years.

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