KPMG Asks Whether Governance Is Keeping Pace

Posted on Mar 29, 2012

new report from KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute asks this intriguing question, with a focus on the work of the audit committee. 

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Fine Article on the ABC of a Professional Internal Audit Practice

Posted on Mar 26, 2012

Bruce Turner, an experienced and respected head of internal audit (CAE) has written a fine piece for the initial issue of the IIA–Australia Journal*. While I can’t share the entire piece as it is only available if you purchase a copy of theJournal (available from the IIA–Australia Bookstore), I would like to share some of the highlights. 

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New Study Looks at Mobility Risks

Posted on Mar 21, 2012

The Ponemon Institute has released the results of a global study into the risks presented by the use of mobile devices, which they define as including “laptops, USB drives, smartphones, and tablets.” Personally, I wish they had limited their study to the latter two.

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Performance Appraisals That Fail to Perform

Posted on Mar 15, 2012

I have a passion for people. Whether you like the saying that “people are an asset” or not, the success of any manager is not the result of their own hard work as much as it is the efforts of the people they work with.

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Who Has or Should Have the Ultimate Responsibility for Managing Risk?

Posted on Mar 3, 2012

Last year, CFO.com published an article by me on the topic of "Who owns risk management? Everybody". The original and longer version is shown below.

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